Jigsaw caseworker for LGBT Young People (Under 25)
Galop and Stonewall Housing are currently recruiting to two exciting roles as part of the LGBT Jigsaw project, funded by London Councils.rnrnrn
About LGBT Jigsaw
LGBT Jigsaw is a partnership between Stonewall Housing, Galop and The Albert Kennedy Trust. We all have specialisms in working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) young people. We also work with young people who are questioning their sexuality and/or gender identity. The organisations that are part of LGBT Jigsaw have made a commitment to work together to achieve better outcomes for young people.
About the London Youth Gateway
LGBT Jigsaw is proud to be part of the London Youth Gateway. Funded by London Councils, the London Youth Gateway is a partnership between New Horizon Youth Centre, Alone in London, Depaul UK and Stonewall Housing(the LGBT Jigsaw lead agency) each established providers of services to young homeless people. For more information please visit London Youth Gateway.
Part time LGBT Jigsaw Advice Worker Stonewall Housing (ref SHJ01)
£13,551.50 including Inner London Weighting per annum
17.5 hours per week
Scale 27 (contract until 31st March 2017)
Stonewall Housing’s services include supported accommodation, housing advice services and specialist projects that focus on youth, older people, rough sleepers and domestic violence and abuse. We also provide training, carry out research and advise at a strategic level on the housing issues affecting our communities. At the heart of our work is the aim to help people find a safe and secure home.
All positions at Stonewall Housing are filled by people who are committed to challenging direct and indirect discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people from all sections of our communities.
Stonewall Housing’s Advice Worker will provide high quality, comprehensive housing advice and undertake casework which meets Advice Quality Standards, carrying a personal caseload of clients. The Advice Worker will work closely with other partners to ensure clients access all the services they need. The Advice Worker will prepare, deliver and evaluate group support sessions on a range of issues for young LGBT people.
Part Time LGBT Jigsaw Young Person’s Caseworker- Galop (Ref. Gal007):
£10,841.20 including Inner London Weighting per annum
14 hours per week
Scale 27 (contract until 31st March 2017)
Galop is London’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community safety charity. We give advice and support to LGBT people affected by homophobic and transphobic hate crime, sexual violence and domestic abuse and are a driving force in changing the way the police work with our communities.
As a partner in the LGBT Jigsaw Partnership, Galop is recruiting to the post of Young Person’s Caseworker. The Caseworker will provide emotional and practical support to, and advocacy on behalf of, young LGBT people affected by violence and abuse, or at risk of abuse. The Caseworker carries out initial assessments and refers on to both internal and other external partners, in addition to holding their own case load. The Caseworker will also carry out quarterly workshops with young LGBT people designed to raise awareness of safety, consent and rights. The successful candidate will have experience of providing advice, advocacy and support in welfare, LGBT rights and/or domestic abuse.
The Advice worker will provide emotional and practical support to, and advocacy on behalf of, young LGBT people affected by violence and abuse, or at risk of abuse. The Caseworker carries out initial assessments and refers on to both internal and other external partners, in addition to holding their own case load. The Caseworker will also carry out quarterly workshops with young LGBT people designed to raise awareness of safety, consent and rights.
How to Apply:
Please apply with a CV and a covering letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 that demonstrates your skills and abilities for the posts as identified in the relevant Person Specification.
Please indicate in your covering letter if you wish to be considered for both positions.
For the Galop post, download the Job Description & Person Specification here.
Please mark the application –Ref. Gal007. You can submit your application by email to email@example.com or post to: Galop, 2G Leroy House, 436 Essex Road, London, N1 3QP
For the Stonewall Housing post please download the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications here. Please mark the application – Ref. SHJ01. firstname.lastname@example.org or post to: Stonewall Housing, 2a Leroy House, 436 Essex Road, London, N1 3QP
Closing date: 9 am Monday 16th May 2016
Interviews: Week commencing 23rd May 2016
If you would like an informal discussion about these post please call:
Galop: Peter Kelley on 0207 704 6767
Stonewall Housing: Michael Nastari on 020 7359 6242.