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Refuge Support Worker

£29,961.30 per annum (pro-rata for part-time)
 

Job Description

Refuge Support Worker

Salary: £29,961.30 per annum (pro-rata for part-time)
Location: Greenwich
Level: Experienced
Deadline: 06/06/2022 23:59
Benefits: 27 days holiday; buy and sell annual leave programme; PerkBox; Health Cash Plan and more
Job Type: Permanent

We currently have two vacancies to join our Domestic Violence Service based within Greenwich. One part-time and one full-time post within our specialist Complex Needs Refuge.

Our accommodation based refuge services team is looking for dedicated and enthusiastic support workers to join them. You will work alongside the team to provide a safe and empowering environment for women and their children in the refuge setting.

H4W have been providing support to the women and children of Greenwich for over 40 years. We provide somewhere safe for the women and children to live free from abuse, we advocate on their behalf and provide support at the time when they need it most: to enable them to move forward and build a new life.

This is an opportunity to join a passionate, hardworking and close-knit team who are committed to putting an end to domestic and sexual abuse.

The part-time role will be 30 hours per week until 31st March 2023. After that, it will be 22.5 hours per week.

Key responsibilities include:

- Responsible for the proactive delivery of high-quality advocacy and support services to women & their children
- Prioritise the safety of families through risk assessments, safety plans and individual support plans
- Provide high-quality support to women to gain their independence, dignity & choice based on their needs
- Support a caseload of up to eight families
- Ensure a high standard of housing management including fire safety, H&S and general cleanliness
- To act in accordance with the values and aims of Housing for Women
- To promote and implement Housing for Women’s policies and procedures

To be successful in this role you will require:

- Experience of delivering support to adults from diverse backgrounds and with mixed abilities and complex needs in a supported environment; preferably in Domestic Violence Abuse (DVA) refuges or a community-based setting or
- Experience of working with vulnerable adults from a similar background
- Experience of undertaking individual assessments including risk assessments and developing and delivering support plans
- Strong crisis management skills & the ability to work under pressure
- Understanding of Safeguarding principles
- Understanding of the dynamics of Domestic Abuse
- Ability to build professional supportive relationships with vulnerable families whilst maintaining professional boundaries
- Understanding of local and national approaches to tackling domestic abuse including MARAC, child protection, social and voluntary services approaches/involvement
- Demonstrable knowledge of strategies to empower service users to address issues of DVA

Candidates interested in applying should attach a cover letter outlining how they meet the essential criteria specified in the job ad as well as how they think they meet Housing for Women’s EPIC values.

Housing for Women is an independent organisation and we support women in London to challenge the inequalities they face. As a charity and a registered housing association, we are proud to have housed London’s women for 85 years; providing secure, affordable housing and related services to help them make the most of the opportunities they have.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and open to women only. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).

To apply for the role of Refuge Support Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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Youth Project Lead

Youth Project Lead
Location : Based in Hainault, East London (but with travel to other boroughs for pick-ups, you may also be required to visit our sites in South Yorkshire for training and development as needed)
Hours : Full time (9am-5pm Monday-Friday)
Salary : £34,500
Contract Term : Permanent
Start Date : Immediate

Essential

- Must own your own car in order to carry out student pick ups, ensuring that the necessary business cover has been added to car insurance and that tax and MOT are in place and maintained
- Must be prepared to have a reference check carried out prior to interview

Rewards

- 9 weeks holiday per academic year to be taken during school holidays
- Mileage allowance per mile for work related journeys
- Outstanding CPD opportunities with first class training provided

Are you currently working in education and looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people with SEN/D? Do you want a job where you will experience genuine job satisfaction?

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and driven SEN/D practitioner to work in our East London project, to support young people to thrive both inside and outside of the classroom.

The Really NEET Project is a Post 16 Training Provider that works with 16-24 year old’s with SEN/D who are currently NEET or at risk of being NEET (not in education, employment or training). Our approach is very much person centred and based around meeting the needs of the learners. Students are taught either one-to-one or in small groups (never more than 10 students, though typically around 5), so being able to build relationships is at the heart of what we do.

If you want to work somewhere that values both its staff and students, then Really NEET would welcome your application.

Main Responsibilities
- You will be responsible for the day to day running of our Hainault centre that works specifically with learners aged 16-24 all with EHCP’s and varying levels of additional need
- You will be responsible for a caseload of up to 30 - 40 learners
- You will line manage a high performing team of six and support the team’s development through performance management, supervision and appraisals
- To lead and motivate your staff team to achieve exemplary high-performance standards
- You will act as the main point of contact for families, services and Local Authorities
- To lead contract monitoring meetings with Local Authorities clearly articulating the progress towards outcomes for all our students
- To provide a high-quality student experience that enables students to succeed beyond their expectations
- To ensure that the project continually strives to meet the needs of all its learners, implementing interventions where necessary to ensure that this is maintained
- You will take a lead on behaviour management and model the expectations of behaviour management to all staff using Really NEETs own Diffuse, Distract, Discipline methodology
- To ensure that awareness of SEND issues is maintained across the staff team
- Responsible for over-seeing the progression of learners on completion of the course, ensuring that all learners have a positive progression pathway to go on to at the end of their time with Really NEET
- Support teaching staff to set targets for raising achievement among SEN pupils and other groups as appropriate.
- Promote Inclusion best practice and contribute to the aims and ethos of the college
- To interpret the recommendations of Educational Psychologist, Occupational Therapist and other reports and to disseminate them so that they are effectively implemented in the classroom
- To participate in weekly group engagement activities such as bowling, horse riding, climbing, graffiti workshops etc to ensure you build a strong rapport with all students
- To carry out student pick-ups/drop offs to and from home using own car that is covered by your own business insurance (you will be given a mileage allowance)

The post holder may be required from time to time to undertake other duties within the school as may be reasonable expected, without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed. This is a common occurrence and would not justify a reconsideration of salary.

The priorities for each year will be reviewed against this job description annually through performance management meetings and appraisals.

Please note that we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all those who work with us to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS Enhanced Clearance check (Disclosure and Barring Service).

So, if you can engage youngsters as Youth Project Lead, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Functional Skills Tutor

Functional Skills Tutor
Location: Based in Hainault, East London (but with travel to other boroughs for pick-ups, you may also be required to visit our sites in South Yorkshire for training and development as needed)
Hours: Full-Time (9am-5pm, Mon-Fri)
Salary: £27,600
Contract Term: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Essential

- Must own your own car in order to carry out student pick-ups, ensuring that the necessary business cover has been added to car insurance and that tax and MOT are in place and maintained
- At least 2 years’ teaching experience with a relevant teaching qualification
- At least 2 years’ experience working with young people with SEN/D
- Min. Level 3 qualification in English
- Must be prepared to have a reference check carried out prior to interview

Rewards

- 9 weeks’ holiday per academic year to be taken during school holidays
- Mileage allowance per mile for work related journeys
- Outstanding CPD opportunities with first class training provided

Are you currently working in education and looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people with SEN/D? Do you want a job where you will experience genuine job satisfaction?

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and driven SEN/D practitioner to work in our East London project to support young people to thrive both inside and outside of the classroom.

The Really NEET Project is a Post 16 Training Provider that works with 16-24 year old’s with SEN/D who are currently NEET or at risk of being NEET (not in education, employment or training). Our approach is very much person-centred and based around meeting the needs of the learners. Students are taught either one-to-one or in small groups (never more than 10 students, though typically around 5), so being able to build relationships is at the heart of what we do.

If you want to work somewhere that values both its staff and students, then Really NEET would welcome your application.

For more information on our organisation, please visit our website.

Main Responsibilities

- You will be responsible for the delivery of NCFE Functional Skills English at our Hainault centre that works specifically with learners ages 16-24yrs of age all with EHCP’s and varying levels of additional need
- There are 30-40 learners on roll but you will teach these in groups of approx. 6-8 learners at a time
- You will teach in small groups or plan and provide one to one support and sessions with students when required
- Working with students from Pre-Entry to Level 2 and GCSE if required
- Responsible for comprehensive marking and written and verbal feedback for students
- To assess students’ work, progress and attainment in line with exam board and Really NEET policy
- To develop high-quality teaching materials and schemes of learning that keep students engaged
- Working in conjunction with the Outstanding and Good criteria for OFSTED
- To organise the workshop and classroom, its resources, student groupings and displays in order to provide a stimulating learning environment
- To keep and maintain student and class records for attendance and tracking of progress towards qualifications
- Plan effectively to ensure pupils have the opportunity to meet their potential, taking account of the needs of pupils who are underachieving, those that are able and those that are excelling in English
- To meet the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and in collaboration with the SENCO to prepare, implement, monitor and review Individual Educational Packages
- To provide a high-quality student experience that enables students to succeed beyond their expectations
- Promote inclusion best practice and contribute to the aims and ethos of the college
- To participate in weekly group engagement activities such as bowling, horse riding, climbing, graffiti workshops etc to ensure you build a strong rapport with all students
- To carry out student pick-ups/drop-offs to and from home using own car that is covered by your own business insurance (you will be given a mileage allowance)

The post holder may be required from time to time to undertake other duties within the school as may be reasonably expected, without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed. This is a common occurrence and would not justify a reconsideration of salary.

The priorities for each year will be reviewed against this job description annually through performance management meetings and appraisals.

Please note that we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all those who work with us to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS Enhanced Clearance check (Disclosure and Barring Service).

So, if you’re seeking an opportunity as a Functional Skills Tutor, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.