View Vacancy -- Welcome Worker
About the role
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 provide 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 truly reflects the diversity of Haringey.
The Welcome Worker is the initial point of contact for people accessing Mulberry Junction and services across Haringey. The role will provide administrative and operational support to the services based at Mulberry Junction to enable its smooth running. The role will be responsible for ensuring the physical environment is physically welcoming and safe.
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.
- Committed to working in partnership with other people and organisations.
- Committed to creating a welcoming, positive and focused environment.
- Confident communicating to a wide range of people with respect.
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.
We recognise that people with lived experience of homelessness, mental health and addiction are more likely to come into contact with criminal justice services and encourage people to apply for the role even if they have previous convictions.
Closing Date: Friday 13th June 2019
- Knowledge and commitment to co-production and service user involvement in the design and operations of services
- Familiarity with it applications included Microsoft Office and keyboard skills
- The ability to use initiative and solve problems by identifying action required and taking appropriate measures
- Commitment to personal learning and development that contribute to effective service delivery
This opportunity is closed to applications.