Keyworker

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


  • Advertised from 6th July 2021
  • A competitive remuneration package is offered for this post.

Role

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.

Application notes

If you think you have the enthusiasm, skills and experience required and would like to join this successful team, please telephone 01294 475636 to find out more or send your current CV with a cover note explaining why you think you are suitable for this position to enquiries@chap.org.uk.

Alternatively, you can visit our website chap.org.uk to download an application pack.

This post is subject to appropriate references and a PVG scheme record disclosure.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on 30th July 2021, with interviews taking place week beginning 9th August 2021.

CHAP is an equal opportunities employer.


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