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We're so pleased that you're thinking about applying for one of our jobs at the Marylebone Project. Marylebone Project working in partnership with Church Army and the Portman House Trust, a registered Social Landlord, is a unique and exciting project providing a wide range of specialised services for homeless women in Central London since 1891. When we advertise jobs the details will be displayed here.

We hope that as you look to join us, you will discover all the different contributions our team are making as part of Church Army. We work hard to make sure our team know that they are valued for their contributions. You can find out more about some of our Employee Benefits.

If you wish to apply, please download the application form and send this to our recruitment inbox. You will also need to read our Recruitment Privacy Notice in line with General Data Protection Regulations.

In light of current circumstances around COVID-19, we are making sure to act responsibly, including in our recruitment processes. This will vary across the different areas of our work, but we are following guidance to act in the best interest of our staff and those we support.


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Support & Advice Worker (Female*)

Full time 40 hours per week - £27,829  per annum - Westminster 

Working on shift-based rota which includes early, late, night, and weekends 


Are you…
  • Dedicated to working with vulnerable people?
  • Looking for a varied and people focused role?
  • Motivated by working as part of a team?
  • Passionate about doing a job that makes a difference?

The Marylebone Project is one of the largest women’s hostels in the UK for women affected by homelessness. We provide shelter education opportunities, spiritual space and events in a welcoming and secure environment.

The Role:
This is a fantastic opportunity within the Project, your role will be based within our newly refurbished Centre where you will manage a caseload of service users who may have complex needs and challenging behaviour. You will provide Advice, Guidance and information (IAG) to vulnerable adults and holistic support to address their needs within a psychologically informed environment.

Part of your role will also include Coordinating and facilitating our Drop-in Service for rough sleepers, providing them with a range of services including food provision; laundry; showers; clothing and nurses clinics.

You will have the opportunity to be part of a service which will really make a difference to women’s lives and have the privilege to see them grow in confidence and skills.

Key Tasks:
  • Provide a high quality, person centred service to homeless women with a range of low to high needs within a Psychological informed environment.
  • Provide holistic support to a caseload of rough sleeping women who access the Centre, signposting service users to the relevant services that will address their needs.
  • Assist in the provision of our rough sleepers Drop – in within a safe, secure, trauma informed environment. Meeting the basic needs of the clients by providing food, warmth, shelter, showering facilities, meaningful activities and a safe place to sleep.
  • Produce person centred and high-quality documents for a caseload of clients including risk assessments, support plans and referrals relating to their needs. This includes and is not limited to; housing, employment, health and financial needs.
  • Provide up to date housing advice and guidance to low-to-high support service users. Signposting them to the relevant specialist services in order for them to access stable accommodation.
  • Provide tenancy management and support for residents in the Emergency Beds. 

The successful candidate will:
  • Have working experience of supporting clients with Mental Health and/or Complex Needs.
  • Have experience of providing Advice, Guidance and information (IAG) to vulnerable adults.
  • Possess excellent communication and time management skills.
  • Be willing and able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the women. 

Must have:
1-year minimum paid experience of working with vulnerable people and those with complex needs in an Advice and Guidance or Support Worker role (or equivalent).

To find out more: 
E-mail: recruitment@maryleboneproject.org.uk or call: 020 3959 1444 between 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday.
 
To apply: 
Please find attached the Job Description and fill out the Application Form. E-mail this to us at: recruitment@maryleboneproject.org.uk.
 
Closing date for applications: 
8:00am on Tuesday,  4th May 2021.

Interview date:
Weeks commencing 17th and 24th of May 2021.

*Positions are exempt under Section 7 (2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
 

Service User Involvement Officer (Female*)

Full time 40 hours per week - £27,829  per annum - Westminster 


Are you…
  • Experienced at working in a community engagement capacity?
  • Organised and enjoy project management?
  • Dedicated to working with vulnerable people?
  • Looking for a varied and people focused role?
  • Passionate about doing a job that makes a difference?

The Marylebone Project is one of the largest women’s hostels in the UK for women affected by homelessness. We provide shelter education opportunities, spiritual space and events in a welcoming and secure environment.

The Role:
This is a fantastic opportunity within our newly refurbished Centre, giving lots of scope for creativity and development. Within this role you will be required to deliver outstanding service to women, providing involvement opportunities and structures at a Project and wider level.

You will work in partnership to enable service users to actively take part in developing and shaping their services and programmes.  This role aims to enhance outcomes and opportunities for women.

You will have the opportunity to be part of a service which will really make a difference to women’s lives and have the privilege to see them grow in confidence and skills.
 
Key tasks:
  • To support the delivery of a comprehensive range of service user involvement opportunities and mechanisms.
  • To develop formalised and recognised qualification possibilities for women engaged in service delivery.
  • To ensure that service users have the mechanisms to be integral to service delivery for the Marylebone Project.
  • To produce high quality reporting and Key Performance Indicators of Service User Involvement activities within the Marylebone Project.
  • To work to deliver outstanding services and outcomes for the service users of the Marylebone Project.
  • To provide a safe and welcoming environment for service users and operate within the overall philosophies and ethos of Church Army and the Marylebone Project. 

The successful candidate will:
  • Have experience of delivering service user involvement programmes, ideally within a supported accommodation context.
  • Be passionate in their work.
  • Possess excellent communication, networking and project management skills.
  • Be confident in public speaking and group discussions.
  • Be willing and able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the women. 

Must have:
At least one year experience of working with vulnerable people in an engagement capacity within a Psychologically Informed Environment.

To find out more: 
E-mail: recruitment@maryleboneproject.org.uk or call: 020 3959 1444 between 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday.
 
To apply: 
Please find attached the Job Description and fill out the Application Form. E-mail this to us at: recruitment@maryleboneproject.org.uk. Please note that CVs will not be considered.
 
Closing date for applications: 
8:00am on Tuesday,  4th May 2021.

Interview date:
Weeks commencing 17th and 24th of May 2021.

*Positions are exempt under Section 7 (2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Service User Involvement Offic

Curtis Pritchard with Project's staff and residents at the weekly ballet class with Katie in February 2021.
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Locum Project Worker (Female*)

At Marylebone we pride ourselves on delivering the highest possible standard of support to our women regardless of their background and vulnerability. In joining the team, you will need to share in our values. As Locum Project Worker, you will offer services to the Marylebone Project on an As and When basis. This means that there is no guarantee of work and you are under no obligation to accept work offered to you.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the service users of the Project receive the highest possible standard of support at all times. You will provide cover across the Project in a number of roles including reception, night work, support services and resettlement. The nature of the role will determine the tasks required but can include: one to one support meetings, conducting room checks, providing assistance to service users and welcoming visitors to the Project.  You will need to be someone who can work with other people unconditionally, who has a who understanding of the challenges of homelessness and can work without judgement. You will need to be a strong team player, with excellent communication skills and able to work well with others.

Salary: Variable - depending on shift. All rates are at, or above, London Living Wage.

Hours: There are no normal hours of work as this is a zero hours contract. The post holder will be asked whether they are able to provide cover in respect of a vacant shift. Church Army has no obligation to offer the post holder any work whatsoever and the post holder has no obligation to accept work if it is offered.

Pension: The employee will be assessed under auto-enrollment pension legislation and if eligible, minimum contributions will be made.

Annual Leave: Holiday pay is calculated based on the number of hours worked and paid on a quarterly basis.

Contract: Zero-hours contract. Offering services on an 'As & When' basis.

DBS: An enhanced DBS check required and compliance with Church Army’s safeguarding policies. Safeguarding training will be required. 

Occupational Requirement: *Positions are exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.
Physical requirement: The job regularly involves walking throughout the Project, which is based over 2 sites 100m apart, over a number of floors with stair access. There is also a requirement to travel across London for meetings and service user support. Physical mobility and ability to carry smaller items are required as essential.

Next steps: We are always looking for passionate and motivated people to join our dynamic team. Please submit an application as directed below, and we will call for interviews as appropriate.

More info: For more information on the role, please download the job description and person specification for the post. To apply, please submit an application form which is available to download at the top of this page. CVs will not be accepted. Applications should be sent to recruitment@maryleboneproject.org.uk

Carolyn Kinsman, 09/07/2020

If you would like to volunteer with us through these tough times, being part of a dynamic team delivering outstanding support to women experiencing homelessness, please take a look at our Volunteer tab for more information.