SY004 – Hub Co-Ordinator

About you Do you hold NVQ level 3 in an appropriate qualification, or willingness to work towards? Do you have experience of working in an environment that requires confidentiality? Do you have experience of developing and maintaining partnerships and professional relationships with agencies in voluntary, private and public sectors? Do you have experience of working with women? Do you have experience of working with service users with multiple and complex needs? Do you have knowledge and understanding of the diverse range of needs which may be present in the lives of women offenders? Do you have the ability to provide information and guidance? Do you have knowledge and understanding of the structural inequalities facing women within the Criminal Justice System? Do you have the ability to be a highly self-motivated individual and direct own work? Do you have commitment to enhance the lives of women with multiple and complex needs? Do you have commitment to the values of Changing Lives? Do you have willingness to work in co-operation with other providers and services? If so, the Hub Co-ordinator role may be the role for you. About us Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,500 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK. We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse. We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives. About the job Changing Lives has significantly expanded over the past few years and now works nationally with people experiencing homelessness, addiction and a range of other problems by reaching out into communities. We also offer specialist support services for women and families, provide employment opportunities for our clients, and run several successful social enterprises. South Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (SYCRC) have commissioned Changing Lives Women’s Services, to develop and maintain hubs for women offenders in South Yorkshire The hubs will work with women who are under the supervision of the SYCRC. Hubs will operate in Doncaster, Rotherham, Barnsley & Sheffield. Coordinators will be responsible for their own hub, but will also be expected to work across hubs as needed. The Hubs will be partnerships between SYCRC and other agencies who offer services which address issues such as: • Finance, benefit and debt • Domestic violence • Substance misuse • Learning and skills • Employment • Health • Mental Health • Housing The overall aim is to reduce reoffending of participants compared to non-participants as assessed by SYCRC

Further information

Location: Doncaster South Yorkshire | Organisation: Changing Lives

Salary: 22,800 | Job type: Part time | Hours: 37 hours per week (fixed term for 6 months)

Benefits:

Closing date: 04-02-2019

How to apply:
know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description and application form from https://www.changing-lives.org.uk/careers/vacancies/ We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.

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Reference: SY004

Category:
complex needs
criminal justice system
employability
financial support
health and social
housing
Hub Coordinator
learning and skills
mental health
public sector
substance missuse
support
Support Worker
women offenders

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