Current Vacancy - Vocational Guidance Worker
Forms to be completed:
Vocational Guidance Worker
37.5 hrs per week
Salary scale £19,742 -£24,472 pa
The Whitechapel Centre is a Liverpool based charity which provides support to people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, and / or have support needs. We offer help with building confidence, developing independent living skills and supporting people to address substance use or other health and wellbeing issues. We also help people to access social and community networks, training, education and employment.
The Whitechapel Centre is a delivery partner for Liverpool Waves of Hope, an initiative which aims to transform the lives of clients with multiple and complex needs by providing a range of support interventions. Within the Waves of Hope initiative, the New Beginnings project specifically works with people to engage them in meaningful activity, learning, volunteering and employment. As well as supporting people into mainstream provision, the project provides activities and training for groups and individuals at times and venues which most suit their needs. All posts involve some element of weekend working.
You will be responsible for developing, monitoring and reviewing a range of individually tailored learning and development interventions which help people to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to gain and sustain accommodation, training and employment.
With a background in a related homelessness, mental health, offending, treatment or support setting, and with first class training, learning and development skills you will have a proven track record of delivering multifaceted services to clients having a wide range of differing needs and strong links with partners and local agencies which will enable clients to take best advantage of appropriate services and networks.
A full job description, person spec and application pack can be downloaded from this page or call 0151 207 8621 for a pack to be posted to you. Completed forms can be returned to: firstname.lastname@example.org or sent to
The Whitechapel Centre
The closing date for receipt of applications is 4pm on Friday 23 September 2016. Interviews are likely to be held in the first week of October.
The Waves of Hope project is funded to June 2019.
All posts are subject to an Enhanced level check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).