Below are the details of full and part-time opportunities with Catchinglives
12 Month Contract
Hours: 37.5 hrs per week (normally 8.30 – 5.00 but some weekend and evening work will be required)
Salary £19,500 for the duration of the contract.
Location: Canterbury Open Centre, Canterbury, Kent
Closing date: 13th October 2014 at midday
Interview dates: Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st October 2014
CatchingLives are seeking to employ a Project Worker to assist the Senior Project Worker and General Manager in delivery of a yearlong project in partnership with the Dept. of Work and Pensions. This is a varied, challenging and rewarding job that also involves working with a team of volunteer client workers and mentors. The ideal applicant should have a relevant, professional qualification in the health and social care field and have experience in assessment and liaison with both statutory and voluntary organisations. The post also requires good communication skills and the ability to use Word and Excel. However, we are willing to consider applicants with little or no experience if they can demonstrate the motivation and dedication that this role requires. The post is subject to Enhanced CRB checks as the successful applicant will be working closely alongside our clients, some of whom have complex support needs.
The successful candidate will be expected to start as soon as possible, ideally immediately after the interview date.
To apply, contact email@example.com for a copy of the role description. On receiving and reading this you should submit a CV and covering letter (which should set out, in detail, why you should be shortlisted for interview) to the same email address.
Please note that all shortlisted candidates will be expected to visit the centre prior to interview to get a clear idea of the environment and requirements of the role.
3 x Night Shift Project Workers
Part-time; CatchingLives’ Canterbury Community Shelter
Hours: 26 hours per week over 2 nights (£9.00 per hour)
Contract type: Fixed term 3 months
Location: Canterbury, East Kent
Closing date: Midday on Friday 24th October 2014
CatchingLives are seeking to employ three Project Workers to help run the Canterbury Community Shelter. This is a rolling night shelter that houses the rough sleepers of Canterbury during the winter months. It is a varied, challenging and rewarding job that involves being responsible for the smooth running of the overnight shifts at each of the Church venues, where our clients will be sleeping. You will be in charge of a small team of volunteers and working with vulnerable adults (which include those with mental health and substance misuse issues). Experience with the client group is preferred but not essential, as training will be given. The post is subject to Enhanced CRB checks.
We are also seeking staff to work at Canterbury Open Centre overseeing the evening shifts at Canterbury Open Centre. This involves overseeing the clients and their transfer to that evening shelter venue. The normal hours for these shifts are 4.30pm until 8pm.
For more information please telephone 01227 464904 and ask for Terry Gore, or send a CV and a covering email, detailing why you would be suitable for the role, clearly headed ‘CCS Application’ to firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is Friday 24th October 2014 and interviews will be taking place on Monday 27th October and Tuesday 28th October. The shelter opens on Monday 1st December.
Registered Charity Number 1014868. Limited Company Number 2719436.