Engagement Coach - Kirklees

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 an Engagement Coach, 21 hours per week, salary £13,227.77 per annum.

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 aspirations 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)

Travel Expenses

Contributory Pension Scheme

Interest Free Loan Scheme

About the scheme / 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.

About You

You will work closely with HIPS Support Coaches to monitor, coach and support individuals with sustaining longer-term outcomes e.g. around accommodation sustainment, employment and health recovery.  You will be responsible for maintaining contact with these individuals, and recording their progress and achievements against their longer-term goals/aspirations. You will also take responsibility for working to re-engage any individuals who have lost contact with the service.

In addition you will be responsible for working with people to identify their individual goals and aspirations and will provide personalised coaching to assist people to transition out of difficult times e.g. homelessness, ill-health, unemployment etc.  You will adopt a person led approach, and be responsible for working alongside individuals to enable them to achieve and sustain their goals and aspirations.

This role requires an enhanced DBS and a valid driving licence and use of a vehicle for work use is essential.

Closing date – Midnight on Sunday 15th May 2022, interview will take place on Wednesday 25th May 2022

Recruitment Pack

Closing date: 15th May 2022 11:45pm
Hours: 21
Salary: £13227.77
Salary Frequency: Per annum
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This job is connected with: Horton Housing Association