Inclusion Mentor

Organisation: 
Your Homes Newcastle
Salary: 
£25,295 - £27,905 per annum
Contract Type: 
Contract / Temporary
Hours: 
Full time
Closing date: 
Thursday, 23 May, 2019 - 22:45
Location: 
Tyne and Wear

At YHN our vision is to be ‘First for Housing’. We have bold plans for the future and our people are key to us achieving our goals, so we want to attract the very best.

We manage more than 26,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council and provide a huge range of support services to our customers. From benefits and money advice to providing a repairs and maintenance service and supporting customers with their tenancies, we strive to make living easier.

Our new business strategy, Destination 2022, sets out how we’re going to achieve our vision. The journey to Destination 2022 is guided by our values - Ready, Amazing, Revolutionary, Energetic - we live and breathe them and they shape how we work day to day.

We offer a forward thinking and open environment where our people are empowered to make a difference, coupled with competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits. These benefits include flexible working, generous annual leave allowance, local government pension scheme and access to extensive learning and development opportunities plus regular support from your manager.

The Role: We have a fixed term post available until the end of March 2021, to develop and deliver a new project funded by the Big lottery and CO-OP foundation which aims to reduce loneliness and isolation for young YHN tenants.

We’re looking for people who can effectively motivate and engage with young people to encourage participation.

The Person: You will have excellent organisational skills and be able to work effectively with citywide partnerships. Fundamental to the role is an ability to lead on developing and facilitating events and activities with individuals and groups who have complex vulnerabilities. Experience of recording information, monitoring outcomes and writing reports for management and funding bodies is essential.

Most of our full-time vacancies are available on a job share basis, if you want to discuss this option for this vacancy or if you would like to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact Wendy Wallace on 0191 2771190 or email yhnjobs@newcastle.gov.uk.

References will be requested prior to interview for all roles requiring DBS clearance. The successful applicant will not commence in their role until satisfactory DBS clearance is obtained.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post involves working with children and/or vulnerable adults. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions and a check of police information.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV’s, only online applications. To apply, click on the “Apply for this job” tab. Any communication sent to you regarding your application will be sent to the email address you have set up on your North East Jobs account, so you will need to ensure that you check your inbox.

YHN is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all groups regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, disability, age, race, maternity and pregnancy, marriage and civil partnership and gender reassignment.