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Current Opportunities


Two Vacancies - European Economic Area (EEA) Case Worker and Prison Leavers Outreach Worker


Terms: Part Time
Location: King's House
Salary: £19,570 per annum FTE
Contact: Matt Fordham
E-mail: matt.fordham@kingsarmsproject.org
Phone: 01234 912022

Overview:

We’re looking to fill two vacancies to help bring hope, community and opportunity into the lives of disadvantaged people. If you’re passionate about loving the poor and supporting the disadvantaged, we want to hear from you! Although these roles are distinct, we would consider a full time role that combined the two.

European Economic Area (EEA) Case Worker – up to 40 hours per week, part time hours considered

Our EEA Case Worker will worker with the existing Outreach team to engage with rough sleeping EEA nationals, supporting them into accommodation and helping them to engage in support services, employability training, health and well-being. Ideally you will be able to speak Polish or have the ability to communicate in languages other than English, at least through an interpreter.The role is initially funded to 31 March 2020.

Prison Leavers Outreach Worker – up to 20 hours per week

This role will provide support to prison leavers from Bedford Borough; to secure appropriate accommodation upon release and an opportunity to develop employment skills.  Delivered through an initial comprehensive assessment and weekly client-centred mentoring whilst serving their custodial sentence, this will continue upon release. Experience of working with this client group and or knowledge of the prison system would be an advantage. This role is funded to 31 July 2020.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate and apply your Christian faith to all that we do. Please refer to our ‘Statement of Belief’ for the basis of our Christian faith.

If you are interested in applying for the above role please complete the attached application form, and the equal opportunity form, and return to info@kingsarmsproject.org

There is no closing date for applications and we will interview as and when suitable applicants apply. We reserve the right to close the application process at any time.


Download EEA Case Worker Job Description
Download Prison Leavers Outreach Worker Job Description
Download Application Form
Download Equal Opportunity Form

Support Worker(s)


Terms: Full Time
Location: The Night Shelter
Salary: £19,000 per annum
Contact: Matt Fordham
E-mail: matt.fordham@kingsarmsproject.org
Phone: 01234 912022

Overview:

We’re looking for new Support Worker(s) to help bring hope, community and opportunity into the lives of homeless people. If you’re passionate about loving the poor and supporting the disadvantaged, we want to hear from you!

Our current vacancies are based on an average of 40 hour per week working a rota of days, evenings and nights. Some weekend work will also be required. Part Time working will also be considered.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate and apply your Christian faith to all that we do. Please refer to our ‘Statement of Belief’ for the basis of our Christian faith.

If you are interested in applying for the above role please complete the attached application form, and the equal opportunity form, and return to info@kingsarmsproject.org

There is no closing date for applications and we will interview as and when suitable applicants apply. We reserve the right to close the application process at any time.


Download Job Description
Download Application Form
Download Equal Opportunity form

Voluntary Support within our Pathways to Employment (PtE) team


Terms: Part Time
Location: Pathways to Employment
Contact: Sarah Blakey
E-mail: sarah.blakey@kingsarmsproject.org
Phone: 01234 912021

Overview:

We have a current need for voluntary support within our Pathways to Employment (PtE) team

PtE works with homeless, recently homeless and rough sleeping clients, helping them to make the huge leap from homelessness to employment. It is split into three distinct areas:

  • Mentoring
  • Life-skills courses
  • Voluntary work placements and employment

 

2019 sees the programme continuing to grow, preparing clients for work and obtaining work placements and training opportunities. As such we are looking for somebody that has a passion to see change in people’s lives and would be free to volunteer a few hours each week.

We are ideally looking for somebody that can support us on some or all of the following days:

  • Each Tuesday 9am-4pm, and additional hours if possible;
  • Alternate Wednesday mornings to help with a course;
  • Thursday mornings to help cover Job Club.

 

Tasks:

  • Help set up courses/rooms
  • To support clients in courses – facilitating positive interactions and building good relationships with the clients.
  • To assist clients with Job searches  and voluntary job searches
  • Experience of working with people from different social/ educational backgrounds
  • Support the creation of fresh Pathways to Employment material for social media.
  • Helping to set up Job’s board for some clients
  • Food shopping for courses
  • Keeping our records up to date

 

If you feel this is something that you would be able to support us in, then please contact Phillipa Harries.

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