Title of post: Liaison Caseworker
Fixed term contract to 31st March 2023
Job Ref: LCJUL22
Location: Salem Street, Bradford
Responsible to: Service Manager
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week, currently 9.30-5.30pm
The operating hours are normally as follows.
Monday 9.30 – 5.30pm
Thursday 9.30-5.30 or 3pm-11pm (see note below)
Friday 9.30 – 5.30pm
Note: The Thursday late evening rota, typically operates 1 in every 4th 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
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: 5pm Monday 8th August 2022