Do you want to make a difference to people going through difficult times with an organisation with excellent holidays and flexible working if so then come to work for Horton.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Support Coach 35 hours per week, salary £21,630 per annum. Are you passionate about listening to people, recognising their strengths, and empowering them to achieve their ambitions?
We are looking for someone who believes in people and can recognise the individual strengths that every person possesses. A person who is comfortable walking alongside someone to identify and overcome any barriers they may face in achieving their ambitions around housing, health, financial resilience and community involvement.
6 weeks’ annual leave plus statutory holidays
Contributory Healthcare Plan
Cycle to Work Scheme
Access to and funding for continuous professional development (CPD)
Contributory Pension Scheme
Interest Free Loan Scheme
About the role
Horton Intervention and Prevention Service (HIPS) works alongside people who are experiencing homelessness, are at risk of homelessness, or who are at risk of losing their home due to experiencing difficult times. At HIPS we facilitate individual development so that people can transition out of difficult circumstances and take control of their lives. An important element of this is helping people to develop the necessary skills to obtain and/or sustain their home, improve their health and wellbeing, and identify brokering opportunities.
You will be passionate about enabling people to use their talents and abilities to solve their own difficulties. You will have an understanding of and/or experience of strength-based, person-led approaches to working alongside people. You will have a good understanding of the challenges that people experiencing homelessness and/or unemployment may face.
You will be able to provide advice, guidance and coaching around housing, health, wellbeing, and financial resilience. You will be an excellent listener who values people and is able to build effective working relationships with people based on transparency, trust and respect.
You will have excellent communication skills and be able to develop and maintain strong partnership working. You will be able to deliver flexible, person-led coaching to individuals experiencing a range of challenging circumstances.
This role requires an enhanced DBS and a valid driving licence and use of a vehicle for work purposes.
Closing date – Midnight on Sunday 15th May 2022, interview will take place on Wednesday 25th May 2022