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Birmingham Shelter Vacancy

Community Support worker
Location: Birmingham

Domestic Abuse services
Contract: Fixed term 3 year contract 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Working pattern: Early/late shift patterns bi weekly
Salary: £18,360 per annum 

Working from our base in Birmingham you will be an experienced support worker offering key support for our exciting service in Birmingham in partnership with Trident Reach, providing support and emergency accommodation for homeless Muslim women through the provision of a short stay, easy access support service.

The aim of the service is to:

-Ensure the safety of Muslim women facing emotional and social distress
-To provide, where possible, an individualised, culturally sensitive same day emergency accommodation and support service to Muslim women
-To prepare women for independent living through the provision of tailored housing related support
-To support Muslim women to achieve their goals and aspirations.

You will work to deliver a high quality person centered support service that meets the diverse needs of our customer base. This is an exciting opportunity for a support worker who wants to develop their practices in delivering quality support to vulnerable people. You will have a flexible approach to work and be eager to progress your career. Ideally you will be qualified up to NVQ level 3 or equivalent and have a proactive approach to learning and will be able to take in house training relevant to the delivery of safe quality services.

The ideal candidate will have experience in gaining funding and will proactively seek out new forms of funding for the service.

Please note it is a genuine occupational requirement (GOR) for this post holder to be female due to the customer group.

Closing date: Wednesday 27th August 2014 (5pm)
Shortlisting date: Wednesday 10th September 2014
Interview date: week commencing 22nd September 2014

For an application pack contact

Previous applicants need not apply.

If you have not been contacted within one month of your application, unfortunately this means you have not been shortlisted.

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