Liaison Caseworker - Full Time

Fixed term contract to 31st March 2023

Location: Salem Street, Bradford

Responsible to: Service Manager 

Salary: Full time 37.5 hrs per week. £26,320

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week, currently 9.30-5.30 due focused work linked to Covid-19, this may change imminently to normal operating hours set out below.  

The operating hours are normally as follows:

Monday 9.30 – 5.30pm

Tuesday 10am-8pm

Wednesday 9.30-5.30pm

Thursday 9.30-5.30 or 3pm-11pm (see note below)

Friday 9.30 – 4pm

Note: The Thursday late evening rota, typically operates 1 in every 3rd Thursdays and is planned 12 months in advance, this may be increased during periods of absence. The Thursday later sessions provides additional on the street outreach to clients who are out street sex working.

The team also work together to agree and provide additional occasional planned night-time weekday or weekend outreach sessions to reach more individuals, usual working hours are adjusted or time owing is banked by staff.   

Special Provisions: The post is subject to the successful applicant applying and paying for an enhanced disclosure and barring check, the results of which would not necessarily exclude applicants from consideration. 

Post is subject to Covid-19 health declaration and is required to wear all PPE supplied  

Role Purpose

The aim of The Lotus Project is to engage and support individuals (any gender) to divert from or exit from sex work through a range of support infrastructures for themselves and their families.  The post holder will contribute to this aim through proactive engagement with our clients; undertaking needs lead assessments and subsequently provide a fully mobilised comprehensive package of support that will assist individuals to work towards and make a positive sustained exit.  

The post holder will be required to support individuals who have multiple needs and who may also be experiencing a significant myriad of risks and to competently work in a flexible, responsive manner to militate against the risks. This will require the post holder to work with a diverse range of services and to operate within a multi-disciplinary delivery model ensuring that both a proactive and highly responsive service is provided to the client group.  

The post holder will establish, maintain and develop positive and productive working relationships with a wide range of partner agencies in Bradford, and provide advice on good practice issues related to working with this vulnerable client group.

For a full job description and application please visit our website: https://thebridgeproject.org.uk/jobs-and-volunteering/

Should you require assistance with the application process please call Vanessa Ross on 01274 723863

Please note, CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Mon 23rd May 2022

Job Ref: LOTUSLC/APR22

Job Description

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Closing date: 23rd May 2022 5:00pm
Hours: 37 hrs per week
Salary: £26320
Salary Frequency: Per annum
Further details available at: http://www.thebridgeproject.org.uk
This job is connected with: The Bridge Project