Engagement Officer

Engagement Officer

Economy

Housing Options 

 

Ref: G5/OL-55369

Contract: Fixed term until March 2024

Salary: £24,982 – £27,741 pro rata per annum

Hours: 1x 36.66 per week / 1x 18.33 per week

Based: Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham

Closing Date: Tuesday 11th January 2022

Interview Date: Thursday 27th January 2022

 

Job Description & Person Specification.doc 

 

Role Overview:

 

Working within the Council’s Housing Options service, the post holder will work with our Women’s Pathway and Temporary Accommodation Team to provide survivors of domestic abuse support with their resettlement needs. The job involves working with individuals and families across Oldham to support them to access Early Help services and the resources available within their communities, understanding and empathising with the issues they face.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To carry out in depth Early Help assessments and develop work plans and actions based on the assessment to make positive changes
  • To facilitate or undertake appropriate interventions to support people by identifying and addressing their resettlement needs to ultimately reduce dependency on services.
  • To hold cases and provide one to one support for families and individuals.
  • To work together with safe accommodation services including the Women’s Pathway to utilise the Early Help offer in a timely way

 

Key Requirements:

  • The ability to carry out assessments and create plans to improve outcomes for families.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required to effectively work with and advise agencies developing Early Help approaches
  • To work across different service areas that provide support for individuals and families

 

Oldham Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

About Us:

 

Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough.  Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.

 

The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses.  Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater. Jobs pages Working for Oldham

 

For details of how we use your data please see our privacy notice: Privacy Notice

Please note that should a vacancy that has been released for internal or external recruitment be deemed suitable for an at risk employee, it can be pulled back at any point up to the post being formally offered to an external candidate or an internal candidate that is not at risk of redundancy. 

Right to Work in the UK from 1st July 2021.doc

Location
Oldham Civic Centre
 

Engagement Officer

Economy

Housing Options 

 

Ref: G5/OL-55369

Contract: Fixed term until March 2024

Salary: £24,982 – £27,741 pro rata per annum

Hours: 1x 36.66 per week / 1x 18.33 per week

Based: Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham

Closing Date: Tuesday 11th January 2022

Interview Date: Thursday 27th January 2022

 

Job Description & Person Specification.doc 

 

Role Overview:

 

Working within the Council’s Housing Options service, the post holder will work with our Women’s Pathway and Temporary Accommodation Team to provide survivors of domestic abuse support with their resettlement needs. The job involves working with individuals and families across Oldham to support them to access Early Help services and the resources available within their communities, understanding and empathising with the issues they face.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To carry out in depth Early Help assessments and develop work plans and actions based on the assessment to make positive changes
  • To facilitate or undertake appropriate interventions to support people by identifying and addressing their resettlement needs to ultimately reduce dependency on services.
  • To hold cases and provide one to one support for families and individuals.
  • To work together with safe accommodation services including the Women’s Pathway to utilise the Early Help offer in a timely way

 

Key Requirements:

  • The ability to carry out assessments and create plans to improve outcomes for families.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required to effectively work with and advise agencies developing Early Help approaches
  • To work across different service areas that provide support for individuals and families

 

Oldham Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

About Us:

 

Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough.  Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.

 

The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses.  Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater. Jobs pages Working for Oldham

 

For details of how we use your data please see our privacy notice: Privacy Notice

Please note that should a vacancy that has been released for internal or external recruitment be deemed suitable for an at risk employee, it can be pulled back at any point up to the post being formally offered to an external candidate or an internal candidate that is not at risk of redundancy. 

Right to Work in the UK from 1st July 2021.doc