Church & Tenant Empowerment Worker
Part-time vacancy (20 hours)
About the role
We are looking for someone to join the Kingdom Way Trust team in Eastbourne as an Empowerment Worker for our Hope into Action tenants and supporting churches. Much of the role will be spending time with tenants and volunteers however some admin is required which can either be done from home or in office space provided.
As an Empowerment Worker you will be supporting our tenants with their needs and you would empower them towards a fulfilled life. Tenants may be singles or families.
You will also be working with our partner churches – each house is partnered with a local church – to train, equip, encourage for their role in mentoring, befriending and giving practical support to tenants.
For this role, you would be someone with a passion for the vulnerable, in agreement with our values and able to work with both tenants and church volunteers. You will need to be able to work with tenants with support needs, including poor mental health, past offending, in recovery from drug and alcohol dependency. We value good listening skills. The ability to work in a flexible team and learn new skills is important as we foster working within a strong supportive team across all the projects of Kingdom Way Trust.
We love diversity and we value your unique skills, strengths, knowledge and experience. Becoming one of our team may realise your potential, helping us to raise our performance in empowering those we serve.
Kingdom Way Trust provides housing and support for vulnerable adults. Together with the church, through the Hope into Action model, we provide a home and direct support to people whom others have often given up on.
For the Job Description & Application form visit: www.kingdomwaytrust.org/hope-into-action
Closing date for applications 17th October 2021.
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