Co-ordinator / Senior Worker

Closing date 22 November 2019
Organisation Health for All (Leeds)
Location Leeds
Hours Part time
24 hours per week
Salary £27,500 Full Time Equivalent (Pro rata for part time hours)
Telephone 0113 2706903
Email info@healthforall.org.uk
Website www.healthforall.org.uk
Description

MAIN PURPOSE OF POST:- 

  • To support the Operations Manager in line managing the project and family activity workers for the Raising Aspirations Project.        
  • To engage with workless families to offer motivational 1-2-1 and group support to improve readiness to move into employment, education or training.         
  • To offer day to day supervision to project workers and family activity workers.         
  • To accept referrals for and work on a whole family approach to make and maintain changes that will achieve the aims of the project.         
  • To operate in line with Health for All values showing commitment and a positive attitude to the post and Health for All objectives.            

 

  • RESPONSIBILITIES:- 
  • To be responsible for, and provide regular supervision to, the project workers and family activity workers, ensuring that correct personnel procedures are followed.     
  • To draw up, plan and co-ordinate a programme of group activities and workshops for the project.           
  • To carry out group work and one to one work with families to set goals, complete personal action plans and support, motivate, encourage and enable them to work towards their goals.           
  • To work closely with workless families to help them identify their own barriers to employment and offer solution focussed support to overcome these barriers.          
  • To support project workers in delivering group work and employment workshops for the project including risk assessment, session plans and evaluation.           
  • To guide and support family activity workers in drawing up the session plans for the children’s activity sessions.      
  • To support administration staff with updating the database regularly with information gained from groups and face to face contacts.           
  • To ensure the Health and Safety of project workers and family activity workers in day to day work.           
  • To liaise with partners and referral agencies to ensure correct procedures are adhered to and any issues addressed. 
  • To support parents, carers and their families in their active involvement in the development of the service.           
  • To participate in regular supervision, appropriate training, team meetings, away days and take part in induction of other staff groups, offering on the job training where appropriate.           
  • To establish links and networks in the community to identify additional community and employment support for families in the CLLD catchment area.            
  • To ensure project workers and family activity workers are familiar with Health for All procedures and policies, and that they receive a proper induction.           
  • To work in a flexible manner to ensure maximum effectiveness of the post.          
  • To carry out the duties of the post with regard to Health for All’s Safeguarding Children’s policy, Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Policy, Equal Opportunities, GDPR regulations and other policies.           
  • To undertake any other duties and responsibilities as they may arise relevant to the post.
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