Gypsy Traveller Engagement and Support Worker

Expiring today

Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
23541 - 27041
Posted
08 Jun 2021
Closes
20 Jun 2021
Job Ref
WLV000003488
Job Type
Community
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

Gypsy Traveller Engagement and Support Worker

Grade 5  £23,541 to £27,041

Full Time post (37 hrs)

Fixed term until April 2023

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, committed, energetic team player to support delivery service to the Gypsy and Traveller communities of Wolverhampton.  The successful candidate will use their extensive knowledge of working alongside the Gypsy and/or Traveller communities to assist households to access services and intervention options, reducing inequalities and enable participation in wider opportunities across the City

Duties will include:

Gypsy Traveller Engagement and Support Worker 
Grade 5  £23,541 to £27,041
Full Time post (37 hrs) 
Fixed term until April 2023

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, committed, energetic team player to support delivery service to the Gypsy and Traveller communities of Wolverhampton.  The successful candidate will use their extensive knowledge of working alongside the Gypsy and/or Traveller communities to assist households to access services and intervention options, reducing inequalities and enable participation in wider opportunities across the City
Duties will include:
•    Outreach development work fostering positive professional relationships with Gypsy and/or travellers.
•    Navigating systems to reduce barriers to accessing services  that may be faced by the Gypsy and/or traveller community of Wolverhampton.
•    Developing new partnerships to reduce inequalities and enable fair and equal access to services and opportunities for  individuals from Gypsy and/or Traveller heritage.
•    Working in partnership to support the delivery of the Community Champion Project.
•    To work in collaboration with the wider Housing  strategy Team to ensure the views, opinions and needs of Gypsy and/or Traveller Households are appropriately highlighted. 

 

City of Wolverhampton Council are committed to representing Wolverhampton’s diverse community and therefore strongly encourage applications from people with lived in experience meeting the essential criteria.  The council operates a guaranteed interview policy for disabled candidates, those who have previously been under our care and are over the age of 25 and veterans who have served in the military, where it is evidenced that the essential criteria of the post are met.
Our application system is anonymous, this means recruitment interview panel members will not receive details of your name or date of birth unless you are invited to attend an interview. We are not able to hide personal information from any attachments that you upload so we request that you remove your name, date of birth and any personal information from any supporting documentation. The shortlisting panel will receive your candidate pack in full (including any attachments) showing your candidate number. If you are invited to attend an interview, panel members will be provided with your name.

 

Supporting documents
Gypsy Traveller Engagement and Support Worker JD.docx

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