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CASUAL SUPPORT WORKER/COMMUNITY CONNECTOR TO SUPPORT CITY DEAL “WORKING TOGETHER” INITIATIVE

JST has been providing specialist support services to encourage employment, training and educational well-being and independence for just over 4 years.

JST has an excellent track record of working with people with individual needs and barriers and creating positive changes to last a lifetime.  We now have a vacancy for a casual part-time support worker/community connector with the City deal “Working Together” initiative within Kates Hill, Dudley and Princess End, Tipton.

As a Support Worker you will be responsible for engaging with the community and helping them by navigating to a range of support mechanisms within their community to bring about positive change, gain new skills and enhance their overall chances of employment opportunities.

Eligible individuals are unemployed people living in social tenancies within Kates Hill and St Thomas Ward (Dudley)

What you will need

A good standard of education

Experience of working with a caseload of people living within communities and breaking down the barriers of unemployment.

Ability to work with people within communities with an inspirational approach.

Knowledge and understanding of employment, training and education initiatives, coupled with the knowledge of the support services available for people.

Supporting the City Deal programme and seeking our eligible people to engage with the project.

Car Driver Desirable

Hours:

Casual Part Time Hours (additional hours may be required)

 Salary      (£7.20 per hour)

Please apply for a person specification and application form to Kate Beale at JST on kate@juststraighttalk.org – No closing date, ongoing recruitment. 

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

References/Identity checks and Enhanced DBS checks will be required for this role

Company reg: 8259248