Intervention Worker
Birmingham
Salary- £20302.24 /annum
Hours per week- 37.5

Trident Group has over 50 years’ experience of delivering homes, services and innovation for up to 8,000 people in over 3,400 homes in some of the most disadvantaged communities in the Midlands. It employs more than 850 staff, works with many volunteers and provides training places and apprenticeships as part of the employment package. The Group has an annual turnover of more than £34m and owns assets close to £186m.

The Group consists of;

  • Trident Housing, which provides landlord services for the Group in respect of housing management and maintenance
  • Trident Reach, which is a registered care and support charity providing services to those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and those who have been victims of domestic abuse across all age groups across the Midlands.

About the role

  • To build a pipeline of venues to engage eligible PURE participants and achieve registration and outcome KPI’s set out in the project. Manage relationships with these venues and develop engagement strategies to help identify marginalised groups that can be supported through the PURE project.
  • To achieve KPI’s and outcomes set out in the project in a timely manner and complete all ESF project registration and outcome paperwork to the highest standard, whilst adhering to quality and compliance guidance.
  • To effectively manage large caseloads of vulnerable citizens and deliver outcome focussed activity allowing vulnerable citizens to progress in positive outcomes.
  • To work effectively in partnership with internal and external stakeholders and services to deliver a joined-up support package to support people into employment education or training
  • To deliver intensive outcome focussed pre-employment and appropriate post-employment holistic pastoral support and mentoring support to disadvantaged inactive and unemployed people.
  • To support a person’s progression using a mix of holistic support, challenge and mentoring techniques, keeping a focus on achieving sustainable employment and/or training/education at all times.
  • To work closely with employer engagement/education and training structures and Employer Engagement Co-ordinators elsewhere in the network of providers and in general, in order to manage the transition into employment.


About you

We are looking for individuals with relevant experience in providing specialist support that may and will cover a range of activities:

  • Possess a robust knowledge and experience of employability and employer focussed job support
  • Able to demonstrate and role model essential employability behaviours and experience in motivating others.
  • Possess a robust knowledge of employment related and wider social and economic issues and barriers that people face in accessing employment and experience in addressing these effectively
  • A sound knowledge of partner agencies that support people in the local area
  • Possess and maintain an understanding of DWP processes and requirements that some people are likely to be subject to
  • Experience in engaging with people on a one-to-one basis. Demonstrable ability to appropriately apply mentoring and coaching techniques within a solution led approach to the worker/participant relationship. Experience is valued as much accredited qualifications within these roles. However, as a guide we would expect as a minimum that Intervention Workers will demonstrate the capacity to operate at a level commensurate with specific Coach /Mentor NVQ level 3 accreditation and /or Information, Advice and Guidance NVQ level 4 accreditation


Applying
All applications must be accompanied with a current CV which will be used to assess your suitability for the role. Please ensure all the skills, experience and qualifications requested are clearly demonstrated in your CV as explained in the body of the advert.
All applicants must provide their right to work documentation at interview stage, such as a valid passport which will be verified to check your eligibility to work and live in the UK.

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from Disclosure and barring service (DBS).

To apply for this role, please send your CV along with a covering email to [email protected]