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House Project Facilitator REF: LONE

Bedfordshire
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Description

Job Title: House Project Facilitator

Location: Bedfordshire

Salary: £20,013 - £27,593 per annum /pro rata for part time

Funding: This is a fixed term post for one year from start date

Closing Date: Sunday, 16th December 2012

Purpose:

Support service users within the Bedfordshire Drug and Alcohol Treatment System to access and sustain meaningful involvement with the House Project.

Main tasks:

1. Managing the practical aspects of the House Project.
2. To ensure that the House Project complies and operates, at all time within Health and Safety standards.
3. Delivering guidance 18 hours per week which enables the development of skills such as plastering, kitchen fitting, bathroom fitting, tiling and landscaping
4. Development of the House Project to enable participants to gain qualifications such as NVQ`s.
5. Motivate and support service users to engage in and sustain Employment, Training and Education (ETE) interventions.
6. Motivate and support service users to engage in individual and group activities that develop soft skills such as team working and communication and hard skills such as basic building and painting and decorating
7. Work in partnership with ETE colleagues both internally and externally to support service users to access a range of services such as mentoring support, voluntary work and community based employment, training and educational opportunities.
8. Work in partnership with colleagues in all training and educational establishments
9. Maintain effective links with mainstream education, training and employment services that can provide opportunities to service users.
10. To work closely with relevant agencies to actively promote service user involvement in substance misuse related service provision
11. Be responsible for maintaining service user records to the required standard, and other administrative procedures required to operate the service.
12. Maintain information for monitoring purposes, and contribute to the preparation of reports on the aims, objectives and performance of the House Project.
13. Promote choice, well-being and the safeguarding of all individuals.
14. Promote effective and appropriate communication for and about individuals.
15. To attend identified meetings in accordance with the role, in relation to both voluntary and statutory agencies.
16. To provide regular support and encouragement to service users to enable them to participate in service user involvement and decision making processes.
17. To present the work of the House Project, and report back at relevant partnership/multi agency meetings, alongside service users and /or management where applicable.
18. To report directly to the Recovery Manager keeping them appraised of areas of development and any issues.
19. To take personal responsibility to keep working knowledge up to date, and reflect and evaluate on personal values in accordance with the development of your practice.
20. To be actively aware of possible significant risks in the workplace and know how to identify and deal with appropriately in line with the client`s policies and procedures.
21. To prepare for and participate in regular supervision meetings and seek additional supervision as appropriate.
22. To develop and sustain effective working relationships with staff in other agencies at all applicable levels
23. The willingness to undertake basic and appropriate drug and alcohol awareness in consultation with the Recovery Manager.

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(Keywords; Tenancy Support worker, Housing Officer, Supported Housing, Project Support Workers, Project Housing Support Workers, Support Worker, Outreach Support Worker, Supported Housing)

Ad ID: 113421000