The Marylebone Centre is part of the wider Marylebone Project, providing a 24-hour drop-in service for women who are sleeping rough or are vulnerably housed. These services include the clothing store, laundry facilities, the rough sleeper’s advice sessions, health related support, showers and food bank as well as activities. Each year the Marylebone Centre sees an average of 7,000 visits, many from women for the first time, and it continues to have a high number of rough sleeping women access the services provided on a regular basis.
The Marylebone Centre also oversees our in-house meaningful activities programme which is available for all users of the Marylebone Project; rough sleeping and residential.
The meaningful activities programme is delivered within an Education, Employment and Training framework of four areas of; health and wellbeing; learning and development; employment and training; and creativity. Within these four themes there are in excess of 45 courses/sessions/workshops, providing something for everyone, no matter where they are on their journey within our services.
Along with our contracted staff team, we have had a growing number of volunteers working with us to help us in delivering our activity programme. These volunteers are part of the much wider partnership that the Marylebone Project has with local corporates and churches.
The successful applicant will be joining us at an exciting time of transformation and growth – so if you are looking for a role within which you will have the opportunity to develop and implement innovative and creative ways of working- this job is for you.
Joining a dynamic, forward thinking and fast paced Project, with women at the heart of all we do, you will need to be dedicated, passionate and committed to delivering outstanding service. You will become part of the management team of the Project, contributing to our widest goals.
Within this role that oversees both our rough sleeper services and meaningful activity programme, you will have the opportunity to influence and shape the work that we do within a Psychologically Informed Environment.
£32,742 per annum
Average of 40 hours per week (full-time). The role is on a balanced rota of day, late, night and weekend shifts.
Church Army is an auto enrolment employer. If you are eligible for pension contributions, you will be enrolled in to a qualifying scheme and minimum pension contributions will be made by the employer.
33 days per year, inclusive of public bank holidays. As the Project operates a 24/7 service, bank holiday cover may be required.
An enhanced DBS check required and compliance with Church Army’s safeguarding policies. Safeguarding training will be required.
Due to the responsibilities of the role, there is an occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010 that the post holder is female.
Physical requirement: The Marylebone Project is based over two sites, 100m apart, and the job regularly involves walking throughout and between both sites. The Bradbury House site is a list building, over five floors, with stair access only. The postholder must be able to access all areas of the Project and may be required to do so quickly in the event of an emergency. There is also a requirement to travel across London for work related purposes. The ability to undertake these physical aspects of the role and to carry smaller items are required as essential.
Closing date for applications: Friday 19th August 2022 at 9am.
Interviews date: Week Commencing 29th August 2022
For more information on the role, please see the Job Description.
To apply, please visit our website. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.