CHAP
CHAP

Charity registered in Scotland SC028100

CHAP provides independent advice and information on housing, welfare rights and debt issues, free of any charge, to people in crisis across Ayrshire. We exist to provide hope and to stand alongside our clients as they grapple with some of life’s most difficult challenges. We give those who need our help a voice.

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Keyworker

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • North Ayrshire
  • Closing 30th July 2021

CHAP are looking for a person who wants to really make a difference.

CHAP, a charitable organisation based in the West Coast of Scotland, are looking for a Keyworker to join our successful team who, in 2020, secured in excess of one million pounds worth of financial gains for our clients. But we want to do better! Therefore, we are looking to add a Keyworker to the team. This is a role where the successful candidate can really make a difference in supporting the vulnerable in our society.

CHAP provides independent advice and information on housing, welfare rights and debt issues, free of any charge, to people in crisis across Ayrshire. We exist to provide hope and to stand alongside our clients as they grapple with some of life’s most difficult challenges. We give those who need our help a voice.

We are currently recruiting a Keyworker to support the delivery of the ‘Better Off North Ayrshire’ programme which is being led by North Ayrshire Council. This new project is a two-year pilot (running to March 2023) which is being delivered through a Public Social Partnership co-production model and aims to deliver advice services through a ‘whole-person’ approach. The Keyworker will have a pivotal role and the successful applicant will have extensive knowledge of, and ability to assimilate, the legislative framework informing debt advice, as well as experience of working with service users in an empowering capacity across all elements of their lives to achieve longer term positive outcomes. Applicants should also have experience of representing and negotiating on behalf of clients. A sound knowledge of housing and homelessness legislation would be beneficial.

A driving licence and access to your own transport is essential.

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Fundraising and Development Executive

  • Full time
  • To be confirmed
  • Ardrossan (flexible working and working from home opportunities)
  • Closing 27th August 2021

CHAP are looking for a person who wants to really make a difference.

CHAP, a charitable organisation based in the West Coast of Scotland, are looking for a Fundraising and Business Development Executive to join our successful team who, in 2020, secured in excess of one million pounds worth of financial gains for our clients. But we want to do better! Therefore, we are looking to add a Fundraising and Development professional to the team. This is a role where the incumbent can really make a difference in supporting the vulnerable in our society.

CHAP provides independent advice and information on housing, welfare rights and debt issues, free of any charge, to people in crisis across Ayrshire. We exist to provide hope and to stand alongside our clients as they grapple with some of life’s most difficult challenges. We give those who need our help a voice.

The Fundraising and Development Executive is a senior position who will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer. It is therefore crucial that the successful candidate is a dynamic, goal oriented, self-starter with a proven track record who is ready to take on the challenges of the third sector. They will also have excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with a wide variety of people as well as proven ability to successfully negotiate new business opportunities.

A driving licence and access to your own transport is essential.

A competitive remuneration package, including flexible working and working from home opportunities, are available to the successful candidate

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This vacancy has now closed

Advocacy Worker

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • North Ayrshire
  • Closing 16th September 2021

CHAP are looking for a person who wants to really make a difference.

CHAP, a charitable organisation based in the West Coast of Scotland, are looking for an Advocacy Worker to join our successful team. This is a role where the successful candidate can really make a difference in supporting the vulnerable in our society.

CHAP provides independent advice and information on housing, welfare rights and debt issues, free of any charge, to people in crisis across Ayrshire. We exist to provide hope and to stand alongside our clients as they grapple with some of life’s most difficult challenges. We give those who need our help a voice.

We are currently recruiting an Advocacy Worker to support the delivery of the ‘Better Off North Ayrshire’ programme which is being led by North Ayrshire Council. This new project is a two-year pilot (running to March 2023) which is being delivered through a Public Social Partnership co-production model and aims to deliver advice services through a ‘whole-person’ approach. The Advocacy Worker will be an integral member of the CHAP team and the wider Better off North Ayrshire partnership, providing a service for individuals with complex needs who are engaged with the service and who are impacted by the use of alcohol and/or drugs. Applicants should have lived experience of alcohol and/or drugs issues with an evidenced period of stability in their own recovery. Applicants will be expected to achieve a recognised Advocacy Practice Award but will receive support with this.

A driving licence and access to your own transport is essential.

A competitive remuneration package is offered for this post.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Keyworker

  • Full time
  • £20,000 – £24,000
  • Ayrshire
  • Closing 26th September 2021

CHAP are looking for a person who wants to really make a difference.

CHAP, a charitable organisation based in the West Coast of Scotland, are looking for a Keyworker to join our successful team who, in 2020, secured in excess of one million pounds worth of financial gains for our clients. But we want to do better! Therefore, we are looking to increase capacity by adding another Keyworker to the team. This is a role where the successful candidate can really make a difference in supporting the most vulnerable people in our community.

CHAP provides independent advice and information on housing, welfare rights and debt issues, free of any charge, to people in crisis across Ayrshire. We exist to provide hope and to stand alongside our clients as they grapple with some of life’s most difficult challenges. We give those who need our help a voice.

The successful candidate will support the delivery of the ‘Better Off North Ayrshire’ programme which is being led by North Ayrshire Council. This two-year pilot (running to March 2023) is being delivered through a Public Social Partnership co-production model and aims to deliver advice services through a ‘whole-person’ approach. The successful applicant will have extensive knowledge of the welfare benefits system as well as experience of working with service users in an empowering capacity across all elements of their lives to achieve longer term positive outcomes. Applicants should also have experience of representing and negotiating on behalf of clients and providing advice on debt issues.

A driving licence and access to your own transport is essential.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Outreach Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,000 – £24,000
  • Ayrshire
  • Closing 26th September 2021

CHAP are looking for a person who wants to really make a difference.

CHAP, a charitable organisation based in the West Coast of Scotland, are looking for a Keyworker to join our successful team who, in 2020, secured in excess of one million pounds worth of financial gains for our clients. But we want to do better! Therefore, we are looking to add an Outreach Worker to the team to help us build more effective links with schools to enable us to support vulnerable families to become more financially resilient.

CHAP provides independent advice and information on housing, welfare rights and debt issues, free of any charge, to people in crisis across Ayrshire. We exist to provide hope and to stand alongside our clients as they grapple with some of life’s most difficult challenges. We give those who need our help a voice.

The successful candidate will support the delivery of the ‘Better Off North Ayrshire’ programme which is being led by North Ayrshire Council. This two-year pilot (running to March 2023) is being delivered through a Public Social Partnership co-production model and aims to deliver advice services through a ‘whole-person’ approach. The Outreach Worker will be a pivotal role, co-ordinating a new Better Off Early Intervention in Schools (financial resilience and wellbeing) initiative. Candidates will need to demonstrate the ability to build positive relationships with schools and parents, deliver presentations and coordinate and facilitate a rolling programme of awareness raising events within local schools and early years centres. The successful candidate will be a confident and self-motivated communicator who is able to work with a wide range of stakeholders and champion the approach of the Better Off model. Some knowledge of debt and welfare rights issues would be an advantage.

A driving licence and access to your own transport is essential.

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