Outreach Worker – Stronger Families Programme

Closing date 13 October 2020
Organisation Barca-Leeds
Location Northside exchange and Manor house, Leeds
Hours Part time
Salary £21, 000 pro rata
Telephone 01133869901
Email recruitment@barca-leeds.org
Website barca-leeds.org/job-vacancies-and-volunteering/

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Stronger Families team as an Outreach Worker based at the referral Hub in Leeds. The role will involve making initial contact with individuals waiting for support from Stronger Families, provide face-to-face triage, link in and refer to support services whilst waiting for Key Worker support and support promotion activity. The programme is part of Building Better Opportunities, funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund.

The programme is delivered in Bradford and Leeds to support families to overcome the barriers preventing access to education, training, employment and skills building. We’re looking for an Outreach Worker who has an understanding of the needs of vulnerable families and is able to build trust and build positive relationships. A great team player with lots of energy, you’ll also need good communication skills, a flexible approach, and positive attitude.

With empathy, understanding and patience, we’ll not only expect you to love talking to people – but be passionate about helping them too. You’ll be able to build positive working relationships with those in other organisations and be a positive advocate for and promote the Stronger Families programme. 

This post is fixed term until 30 September 2021
Closing date: 13 October 2020

For an application pack:   Please visit our website www.barca-leeds.org  or e-mail recruitment@barca-leeds.org 

Informal enquiries regarding this post may be made to:  Sharon.Kumar@barca-leeds.org       

Completed applications to be returned to recruitment@barca-leeds.org

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