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MEAM Worker (Making Every Adult Matter)

Job Title: MEAM Worker (Making Every Adult Matter)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: York
Industry:
IT
Start Date: April 2020
Reference: CT017
Job Published: February 25, 2020 16:25

Job Description

CT017 – MEAM (Making Every Adult Matter) Project Worker (Maternity Cover) 
York
£22,625 per annum
37 hours per week
Closing Date – Wednesday 11th March 2020 Interview Date - TBC
About you
Do you have direct experience of working with complex needs clients? 
Do you have demonstrable experience of supporting and influencing partnerships of frontline services, including in complex or challenging circumstances?
Are you able to identify, communicate and promote good practice to a diverse range of stakeholders?
Do you have experience of working in an environment that is health and safety conscious? 
Will you have the commitment to bring into the work the views, needs and voices of people with lived experience?
 
If so, the role of the MEAM Support worker may be the role for you.
 
About us
 
Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK. 
We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse. 
We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives. 
 
 
About the job
This position forms part of the complex needs team working under the Making Every Adult Matter (MEAM) remit supporting individuals facing multiple needs and exclusion.
Individuals experience a number of problems at the same time such as homelessness, substance misuse, mental health problems and offending. But they usually also have ineffective contact with the services that should be there to help, and end up living chaotic and expensive lives. Finding shared solutions can be beneficial to everyone involved; yet developing a coordinated approach with local partners can be difficult and this is where the MEAM project steps in to make networks and opportunities work for the needs of the individuals who require support and strive towards system change within York.
http://www.themeamapproach.org.uk/
 
Apply for the job
 
Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description and application form from https://www.changing-lives.org.uk/careers/vacancies/ 
 
 
We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.