Clean Slate is an exciting and innovative social enterprise working towards a world where everyone can provide for themselves and their families, where society addresses everyone's needs and where it doesn't it costs more to be poor. We believe in fair opportunity for all so that anyone who is ready and able can get work. We enable people to improve their financial wellbeing, supporting them to access the support they need to manage their money well and find work. Clean Slate, in partnership with Quids in! magazine, is overhauling the rulebook on helping low-income households become better off.
We are looking for a Quids In Coach to join our staff in B&NES to support us in providing a face to face and remote service in Quids In Centres through outreach to local people who are struggling with their money: the risk of debt, rent arrears and even eventual homelessness.
You will meet face to face new referrals and make contact by phone and email and you will provide them with information, support and guidance, including referring them to specialist advice and regulated bodies. You will help people use digital tools to be better off.
To be considered for this role, you should be a great communicator with a natural coaching style and the ability to provide a service that is welcoming to all. You will have an understanding of the needs of vulnerable people from various backgrounds and you will understand the need for confidentiality when working with personal information.
You must be competent in using Information Technology, including email and using the Internet, as well as being an organised administrator. It is absolutely essential that you share our values. It would be useful if you had an understanding of discrimination and equality and diversity issues, including those not specified in the law, such as the 'poverty premium'. An understanding of housing rights would also be advantageous. It would be advantageous if you could speak Arabic, Bengali, French, Gujarati, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian or another language of a group affected by financial and digital exclusion.
As well as offering flexible working arrangements from the start of your employment, our benefits for staff include the opportunity to get support with mental and emotional health through our partner agencies and opportunities to develop your skills further, including using our own excellent in-house training . Our culture is open and we encourage everyone to contribute to the management of the organisation. Successful applicants will be required to have a DBS check.
If you feel this role is one you could thrive in, please apply by midnight on Monday 29 January 2024. However, we will review applications as we receive them and you may be called for an interview via video link before the closing date.
Quids In Coach
£23,750 per year
37.5 per week
B&NES drop in centres and working from home
Monday, 29 January 2024