Job Title: Support Worker (Life Coach)- Coventry

Closing Date: 9:00am, Thursday 4th November 2021

Job Description & Person Specification: Support Worker (Life Coach)- Coventry Job Description & Person Specification

Location: Coventry

Hours: 37.5 hours per week.

Salary: £22,500 per annum

Contract: Permanent

YMCA Heart of England is a Christian charity providing a range of life-changing services for the local community. With a turnover of over £4m, we house over 300 young people, most of whom previously were homeless, and support them to get their lives back on track. We also care for 150 pre-school children in our two nurseries and run various social enterprises to create employment and generate income for our charitable work.

With over 120 Staff and volunteers working for us and thousands of people using our many premises every year, we are an organisation committed to delivering the best possible service to our customers in line with our Christian ethos and values.

We are recruiting for a Life Coach to join our team on a full time, permanent contract. You will be based predominantly in Coventry.

You will be required to effectively access and implement a programme of support within the Adult Social Care framework. You will be required to undertake a variety of tasks ranging from assisting in the processing and assessment of applications to be housed at the scheme to void checks. It will also involve supporting the team to deliver a high-quality rent collection and arrears recovery service, whilst ensuring accurate records are kept on each tenant using our internal support and housing management system. You will need the ability to handle resident issues, such as anti-social behaviour.

To excel in this role, you will need experience in housing management or supported housing and income management or debt recovery/collection (preferably in a social housing environment), and a working knowledge of housing issues and legislation, particularly pertaining to homelessness. You will also demonstrate excellent communication skills, with the ability to listen, question and influence when needed.

To apply, send your CV along with a covering letter to:

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9:00am, Thursday 4th November 2021.

YMCA Heart of England is an independent Christian charity, a registered provider of social housing, and affiliated to the national and international YMCA Movement.

As an organisation fully committed to the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, a thorough vetting process is carried out as part of the appointment process, including verification of any required qualifications, verification of identity, taking of references and a DBS check as appropriate.