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The Bond Board has been operating since 1993. Our ethos is centred around developing innovative, solution-focused services for homeless households to create a positive difference to the lives of our service users. At the heart of what we do lies a commitment to reach out to the most excluded and disadvantaged people. We don’t give up on those who have given up on themselves or waiver in our belief that, with the right support, everyone has the ability to learn, grow and develop.

Our vision is to achieve a safe, accessible, just and sustainable private rented housing sector for people on low incomes.

I enjoy being trusted to manage my own workload, being involved in developing the service and the support and opportunities there are to develop my career.

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THE BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BOND BOARD

We offer:

  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays increasing on an annual basis after the second year of continuous service, rising to a maximum 32 days per annum plus bank holidays.
  • Flexible working hours and enhanced family friendly policies.
  • Free regular eye tests and flu jabs.
  • Significant opportunities for learning, training and development.
  • An opportunity to be part of a supportive, knowledgeable and welcoming team.
  • Investment in staff as assets to the organisation.
  • Involvement in shaping new creative ways of working.
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A GREAT PLACE TO WORK

What employees say about working at The Bond Board

‘I started at The Bond Board as a trainee and immediately felt at home. I was supported with training opportunities to advance my skills and knowledge and by some great staff. A few years later and I’m still here! I find my job really rewarding, especially when I can help someone to move towards their goals or make a fresh start after being homeless’. Bond Board Employee.

We are extremely proud of our friendly and supportive team, who live our values and who are committed to making a difference every day. We pride ourselves in being an innovative organisation, where every team member is valued; has the ability to influence the development of our services and is given learning and development opportunities to help them achieve their full potential.

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We pride ourselves on having a very committed and dedicated workforce; two-thirds of our employees have been with us for more than 5 years.

JOB vacancies

Welcome to our vacancies section, we are delighted you are looking to join The Bond Board. All our vacancies are advertised below, however, if you any queries regarding a particular vacancy, please get in touch by completing our contact form.

Housing First Project Worker vacancy

Housing First Project Worker

Salary – £24,087.25 a year 

Full Time – 37 hours per week 

Location: Bolton, Bury & Rochdale

 

What we are looking for

Working and delivering with a number of partners, we have a fantastic opportunity for a Housing First Project Worker to join our team as part of the innovative Housing First initiative.

About the role

Housing First is a defined approach to ending homelessness, which provides individuals with a permanent offer of independent, stable housing and open-ended wrap-around support.

The Housing First Project Worker is responsible for coordinating and providing a personalised, support service to people with complex needs facing multiple exclusion in line with Housing First principles. The Housing First Project Worker will coordinate and provide a person-centred, strength-based support service in line with Housing First principles creating long-term sustainable tenancies by increasing independence and maximising connectivity with the local community.

Experience is required in delivering wrap-around intensive support to people with multiple and complex issues within their own independent tenancies in the community. You will maintain accurate up to date records on the chosen case management system of progress against individual support plans, safety plans and outcomes information. You will liaise with other agencies to facilitate access to support including Adult Social Care, Criminal Justice services, Health services, employment and training agencies. Regularly review the person-centred support plan to update, record and monitor progress of caseload. You will build and maintain networks with staff from other agencies to ensure the Housing First pilot is widely known and promoted.

You will provide temporary cover for colleagues as required and must be able to work flexible hours to ensure that the needs of the people using the service can be met in the evenings when needed, and on occasional weekends and bank holidays.

About you

To succeed you’ll need:

  • At least 2 years, full-time (or part time equivalent) proven experience of empowering people with multiple, complex interdependencies (e.g. mental health, homeless, substance abuse and offending behaviour) to assess and manage risk, achieve sustainability and make positive choices.
  • A good understanding of the services and provision generally available for vulnerable and homeless people in crisis and experience of accessing those services and developing networks across a wide range of services, such as housing, benefits and health.
  • Excellent personal communication skills when working with vulnerable people and other professionals in order to build rapport, enable problem solving, promote rights and responsibilities and encourage informed choice.
  • A full driving licence and use of a car for work.

How to apply 

Please complete and submit our online job application form by Monday 14th June 2021 at 11am.  Further details about the role is available to download below:

Application information & guidance

Job description HF Project Worker

Person Specification HF Project Worker

Organisation chart May 2021

DBS policy statement & declaration of previous convictions form

 

The Bond Board’s approach to recruitment is to ensure that the process is fair, transparent, consistent and accessible.  For this reason, only applications received on The Bond Board’s application form will be considered, as we anonymise applications forms by removing all personnel and monitoring information before short-listing takes place.  Please do not send CVs as we will not be able to take these into account. 

In order to keep administration costs as low as possible, regrettably we cannot reply to those who just submit a CV; please use The Bond Board’s Job Application Form.  If you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this position requires an enhanced DBS check.

The Bond Board is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from the whole community.

Registered Charity Number: 1040176

 

 

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