Independent Living Mentor (supporting the Social Impact Bond) 

Salary: £ 22,178 plus benefits

No of Posts: x 2

Status: Fixed Term Post

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, including evenings and weekends.

Holidays: 22 Days plus Bank Holidays

Based at: Locations throughout the Wigan and Leigh borough.

Responsible to: Contract Manager

Accountable to: Queen’s Hall Action on Poverty Trustees

The Brick is a charity with big aspirations and its local community at the heart of everything it does. As a result, The Brick follows a strategy and approach focusing on personal development by following The 3 R’s. The 3 R’s are: Relief, meeting felt needs, Restoration, equipping people for self-sustaining, independent living, and Reformation, speaking out and acting against social injustice.

Job Purpose

The key role will be to support The Brick and individuals through providing Restoration. You will collaborate with an individual to create and facilitate bespoke support to some of the most vulnerable individuals and families across the borough, to ensure that they are provided with accurate advice and information needed to secure or maintain permanent accommodation. To ensure that people have access to relevant services, training and advocacy in order to remove barriers to independent living.

Closing date: 12 Noon 25th October 2019


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The Brick is committed to delivering Wigan Council’s Deal approach and as such we are asking for applicants who adopt the 3 core behaviours being; positive, accountable and courageous. We are looking for innovation and creativity, The Brick is not afraid to do things differently and pilot new initiatives to trial and test new ideas.