Crisis Intervention Worker - Help Through Crisis

Closing date 25 October 2019
Organisation GIPSIL
Location Leeds
Hours Full time
37 hours per week
Salary £21,589 per annum
Telephone 0113 2000857
Email hr@gipsil.org.uk
Website gipsil.org.uk/jobs/
Description
GIPSIL is a community based organisation providing housing, counselling, advice and support to young people at risk in Leeds.

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful applicant to join the Help Through Crisis Team providing advocacy, advice (including benefits) and support to young people aged 16-25 who present in hardship crisis at Archway, working on an outreach basis to access and work with the young people.   You will have a good understanding of issues facing young people and be able to provide information and liaise with parents and carers and other agencies where appropriate.

The main responsibilities of the post are: -  
· To provide advocacy, advice and support to young people aged 16-25 who present in hardship crisis at Archway.
·To work on an outreach basis to access and work with young people who are       experiencing hardship crisis.
 ·To work closely with the project’s partner organisation, Getaway Girls.
· Carry out assessments, maintain case records and provide reports as required. · Liaise with parents / carers and other agencies where appropriate.

If you are interested in this role, please visit www.gipsil.org.uk/jobs, email hr@gipsil.org.uk, or call our HR team on 0113 2000 857 to request a full application pack.

For further information about the above role, please contact Liz Minett (Housing Services Manager)  on 0113 391 8002
Please note that GIPSIL do not accept CV’s.
No agencies.


Deadline for applications: 25 October 2019 -  12pm (noon)  
Shortlisting Date: 28 October 2019 
Interview Date: 01 November 2019

GIPSIL is committed to all aspects of safeguarding. We believe that all children and adults, who are at risk of harm, have the right to be protected from abuse. GIPSIL aims to ensure that all staff and voluntary workers who seek work at GIPSIL and who have access to children and adults are safe to do so.
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