Care Leaver Mentor

Posted 28/06/2024 by One Manchester

Remote job
M15, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Care Leaver Mentor 

Salary: £32,616 

Location: Manchester - Agile 

0.5FTE role on an 18-month fixed term contract 

Closing Date: 19th July 2024 

Support our communities. See the difference you can make in our city. 

At One Manchester we are passionate about providing good quality homes, great services and real opportunities for customers and communities. We are more than just a landlord. We invest in new and existing homes, provide money advice and wellbeing, employment and training support and build strong partnerships to support inclusive growth. 

We have an exciting position available for a Care Leaver Mentor Leader to join us! 

You’ll work alongside the designated Stay Close Coordinator in supporting One Manchester care leavers. Ensuring that care leavers are connected with the Employment & Skills support, advice and guidance. You will establish a peer support network with care leavers enabling them to engage with a long lasting and impactful network of support which will champion them to build their strengths to achieve good outcomes and to have successful lives. 

What we’re looking for: 

  • Extensive experience of working with young people and adults in a supportive and engaging role to help them on their journey 

  • Knowledge of person centred and task centred approaches to case work 

  • Experience in delivering group activities which engage young people and adults. 

  • Proven record of ability to effectively engage with customers who have barriers and help them to achieve meaningful outcomes 

  • Experience of managing a caseload whilst delivering a high-quality service 

  • Level 3 qualification in IAG and/or youth engagement equivalent desirable 

Why take up the challenge with One Manchester? This really is a great place to work. We’ve bags of potential and have huge opportunities waiting to be unlocked. Supportive and flexible, we’re rightly proud of our work and excited about the future. So, challenge yourself to be creative and ambitious and see the difference you can make in our great city. 

If this sounds like you then apply today, we’d love to hear from you! 

We own and manage over 12,000 homes in central, south and east Manchester. We have one purpose: to provide good quality homes, great services, and real opportunities for our customers and communities. Our role as a trusted Registered Provider of Social Housing goes well beyond putting people in safe and secure homes. That’s not to say it’s not one our key priorities, it’s simply one of the many things we do to help our customers live happy and fulfilled lives. We put people at the heart of everything we do. We’re constantly evolving as a business to ensure we’re supporting our customers and communities. We focus on improving our communities by offering a range of services, including employment opportunities, building new developments, and ensuring our customers have safe homes to live in. 

In accordance with the aims of our Equality and Diversity strategy and organisational commitment to address the employment of underrepresented groups, One Manchester is operating 'the Rooney Rule'. This means that we aim to interview at least one ethnically diverse candidate for all roles. We will also interview at least one female candidate for all our roles within our trades and facilities teams where we experience an under representation. 

One Manchester strives for equality, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We positively encourage applications for employment from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. 

We are transitioning to a culture where agile working will be a feature of many of our roles. We also try to support and promote a culture of flexible working where possible and practical. If you are interested in a role but require flexibility or part time hours please give us a call and we can let you know if this can be considered for a particular role. 

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