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Engagement Worker, Housing First

Tameside
£22,720 per annum
Group
Job Ref: JHG-256
Closing Date: 20th September 2021

Jigsaw Homes Group of the largest housing groups in England with more than 33,000 homes across the North West and East Midlands, employing over 1400 employees.  Our main social purpose is to provide quality homes as solid foundations for people to thrive for the rest of their lives.

Jigsaw Support is a CBS (Community Benefit Society).

We work with communities, families and individuals across the North West of England, with offices and properties based in Manchester, Tameside, Oldham, Stockport, Leigh, Wigan and Lancaster.

Our projects and services are as diverse as the people we support and range from homelessness and housing advice, domestic abuse support, employment services to agency managed properties and more, and includes our award winning Housing First programmes.

You will work as part of a team providing a Housing First Service to men and women who have experienced persistent homelessness and rough sleeping, using the Housing First Model.  The service offers permanent accommodation and intensive, flexible wrap around support to enable customers to recover from trauma and begin to rebuild their lives. You will need to be person centred, resilient and have a persistent approach when working with this customer group in the community.

In return Jigsaw Homes Group offer 24 working days holiday per annum (rising with extended service and additional leave given for the Christmas closure), occupational sick pay, flexible working, on-site gyms, access to the Social Housing Pension Scheme, Simply Health membership, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, childcare vouchers and  training/development opportunities.

If you would like an application form and information pack please apply on-line at our website www.jigsawhomes.org.uk/vacancies

Please note you must apply via our application form, we do not accept CV’s.