Spring Housing Association seeks Arabic Speaking Coordinator

Spring Housing Association seeks Arabic Speaking Coordinator

Spring Housing Association has an ideal opportunity for a refugee/asylum seeker support worker, or similar, with some experience and wishing to develop competency in training, partnership work and project coordination. Spring is committed to supporting the post holder to develop and succeed through consultancy inputs, mentoring and training.

Role: Lifehacks Coordinator (Arabic Speaking)
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Hours per week: 37.5 (job share and secondment considered)

You will take ownership of the pilot Life Hacks learning programme and drive it forward. You will co-ordinate the programme day to day and personally deliver training across one site in Birmingham and one other site to be agreed (West Midlands). We expect up to 20 learners to participate during the pilot. Most will be Arabic speakers and so an ability to speak and understand basic Arabic is essential. The programme will run initially for one year and we are offering a 12 month contract. Continuation will be conditional on performance and funding.

The Life Hacks (Foundation Life Skills) programme is focused on mental and physical wellbeing, beliefs and values, rights and responsibilities, personal safety and risk (drugs and alcohol, e-safety, anti-social behaviour, consent, hate crime, knife crime, CSE, county lines), Asylum and status.

The Life Hacks (Practical Life Skills) programme is focused on various practical areas of personal safety, wellbeing, tenancy and work readiness: housing and tenancy; nutrition and food; healthy life styles; sexual health and relationships; money management; household skills; making a home; security and safety; community; preparation for work; phone calls & appointments.

Development of the Life Hacks training resources themselves is being commissioned separately, but you will have opportunity to input into content, approach, testing and revision and particularly as the programme rolls out and may require changes.

As part of the commitment to make Spring a great place to work, a comprehensive reward and benefits package is offered.

Spring Housing Association takes safeguarding of vulnerable people seriously. Applicants will be subject to Safer Recruitment Checks.

Please read carefully through the comprehensive application pack and contact Spring on 0121 663 1443 if you have further questions.

Application pack available at https://springhousing.org.uk/jobs/

Closing date: 9:00 am on Wednesday, 29th May 2019

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