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We are Hiring
23/08/2018

We are Hiring

We are hiring a Progression Support Worker

Job Purpose

To provide bespoke, person centred support to people who use CAP and take part in activities or volunteering. Using an asset-based approach and learning from PIE (Psychologically Informed Environments), the Progression Support Worker will help people to improve health, housing, relationships and social interactions with the aim of enabling life transitions and maintaining progress.

Responsibilities

Using an asset based approach, the Progression Support Worker will:

  • Identify people to support who are engaging in activities or volunteering and to support those in their transition to Just Works
  • Provide intensive 1:1 support, offering personal, therapeutic and emotional support, and helping people to articulate goals, engage in new social groups, maintain health, and housing and relationships.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with other service providers.
  • Complete monitoring to evidence progress towards goals and keep appropriate records.

Terms and Conditions of Service

Sheffield

Salary: £21, 220(pa)-£23,000(pa)

Contract 3 years fixed term

Closing date for applications is: Friday 7th September at 5pm

For more information and an application form please contact Anne McGolrick on 01143212311 or anne@archerproject.org.uk

The High Sheriff's Summer Reception
18/07/2018

The High Sheriff's Summer Reception

At his Summer Reception earlier this month the High Sheriff asked those present to imagine that they were now homeless:

“I want you to picture your journey home tonight to your comfortable and secure home with food in the fridge and clean sheets on the bed. Then I want you to imagine that a crisis has just befallen you and your home has gone. You are reduced to a shop doorway to sleep in with cardboard for your duvet.”

He stressed how "Homelessness is an abomination in a great Britain of 2018. We should not tolerate the sight of homeless and rough sleepers on our streets. South Yorkshire is better than that."

Those sleeping in shop doorways, on friends and family’s sofas, and in insecure accommodation rely on the numerous charities, agencies and organisations that exist across Sheffield and South Yorkshire. These organisations do not work alone in their attempts to help the homeless, but work together to help each individual find their own stable, fulfilling and enjoyable life. But South Yorkshire also has a postivie agenda separate from these organisations to end homelessness.

At the Cathedral Archer Project, we help the homeless and vulnerable of Sheffield from sleeping bag to employment. Providing hot food at breakfast and lunch, food parcels, access to medical and dental clinics on site, to computers and a phone. As well as providing opportunities to get involved in activities from English and Maths to Yoga and cooking, and become a partner volunteer helping to run our centre.

In bringing charities and agencies such as ourselves together the High Sheriff’s Summer Reception not only highlighted the need to put hope back into the shattered individuals who find themselves homeless, but also the interconnected work of those in this area trying to do just that.

We're Hiring
26/04/2018

We're Hiring

Project Support Worker: Empowering Women at Just Works

Role: to support vulnerable women to identify and achieve their aspirations and provide opportunities to move towards a stable and more fulfilling life.

Salary: £14,312-£15, 903 (12.20/hr)

Hours: Flexible 22.5/25 per week

Fixed term contract 3 years

Applicants: Due to the nature of the role only female applicants will be considered.

Application closing date: 5pm Friday 18th May

Email Anne (anne@archerproject.org.uk) for an application pack (note that CVs will not be considered)

Pot Noodle Challenge
22/02/2018

Pot Noodle Challenge

Next week we are teaming up with the Volunteering Office at the University of Sheffield Students’ Union to raise awareness of homelessness, as part of their 4 weeks of action.

They are asking students to collect Pot Noodles. Why Pot Noodles? Because an individual who is sleeping rough can access hot water, from shops and services, and thus easily have a hot meal whilst on the streets. In the cold, wet, English winter (and during the summer) a hot meal can make a huge difference, and a pot noodle can make this happen.

So if you are a student donate a pot noodle or see if you can collect more. The record number of pot noodles collected at once has been over 600.

Sheffield Eagles Charity of the Year
07/02/2018

Sheffield Eagles Charity of the Year

Sheffield Eagles can announce that the Cathedral Archer Project as the club’s chosen charity partner for 2018.

The project is a homeless day centre based at Sheffield Cathedral with the goal of helping people overcome homelessness and achieve stable accommodation and lifestyles. 

The partnership between the Eagles and the Cathedral Archer Project is very strong, especially after a number of players and staff helped out at the charity in September.

Offering different services and activities to homeless people who come to the Cathedral, the Archer Project is very important and the Eagles are delighted to link up with the scheme once again.

Commercial Manager Mark Hannigan said:

“The opportunity to support this fantastic charity is one, as a club, we jumped at.  We will be working with them to raise awareness of the work they do, as well as raising funds to support this work.  Don’t be surprised to see some of our players getting involved in the events they are running”

Lynne Urpeth from the Cathedral Archer Project said:

“We are really excited about the partnership.  The players and staff make an impact whenever they visit the project, giving time and encouragement to the people who use the centre.  It also gives us an opportunity to talk about our work to a new audience.  We hope this is a winning year for the Eagles and our work together.”

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