View Vacancy -- Navigator - Mulberry Junction
This summer we are excited to be launching Mulberry Junction, the Council’s new resource centre for single people aged 18-50 affected by or at risk of homelessness in Haringey. The service will offer on-the-spot information and support around housing, health and wellbeing to enable people affected by homelessness to achieve their personal goals.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative new service designed in partnership with people affected by homelessness to deliver a service that reflects the diversity of Haringey. The Navigator will offer practical support to connect people to the services and opportunities that will enable them to achieve positive housing, health, wellbeing and learning outcomes. To achieve this, the Navigator role will work with people and services from across Haringey to support people to access information, advice, support and opportunity that is relevant to them.
We are particularly interested in hearing from people with personal experience of homelessness, mental health, substance use or criminal justice services and from Black and Minority Ethnic communities . We also encourage applications from people who have provided support to someone in their life affected by these issues.
We value passion and commitment over professional experience and encourage applicants to consider the transferable skills they have learnt in all areas of their lives.
We ask that you are :
- Committed to developing services with the people who use them, to reflect the diversity of Haringey.
- Confident working in a 1-2-1 capacity with people, to help them identify their priorities and goals.
- Focussed on finding solutions to sometimes complex problems and working with other people and organisations to do so
- Committed to creating a welcoming, positive and focused environment
Other Requirements / How to apply
Anyone interested in the role is invited to attend an event hosted by the Peer Advisors developing the service on May 28th 4-6pm at the Shine Café , 89-91 Turnpike Lane.
Closing date: Friday 13th June 2019
- Ability to work creatively, flexibly in solution focused way to support single homeless people direct their support
- To recognise the need for and comitment to self-care and recognised support mechanisms due to the intensity of the work
- Ability to promote the service locally to engage local communities and groups to contribute to the development of the service
- Undertake self-learning and team-based development opportunities to continuously inform practice
- Knowledge and commitment to co-production and service user involvement in the design and operation of the services
This opportunity is closed to applications.