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Job Vacancies

SOAR is an award-winning regeneration charity in North Sheffield which provides a number of services for the community including health, buildings management, training and support into employment.

Our success is a result of our talented staff. Whatever your role, no day is ever the same.

Family Welfare Coach (Building Successful Families)

Part-time: 29.6 hours per week

Salary: £25,166 per annum pro rata (dependent on experience & qualifications)

2-year initial fixed term (and 1-yr extension subject to funding)



  • 25 days holiday & bank holidays pro rata and 8% non-contributory pension

  • 1-day birthday leave

  • SOAR is a living wage employer and seeks to uprate salaries by the annual increase in the living wage

  • Cycle to Work scheme – Buy a bike tax free and cycle to work

  • Westfield Foresight Health Plan – Annual benefits and services such as routine dental work and check-ups, etc



The Welfare Coach forms a key part of SOAR’s Social Prescribing Service. Working closely with the Sheffield Safeguarding Hub to provide intensive support for families who have a range of complex needs. The role will:

  • Provide tailored emotional & practical support to help individuals experiencing financial and social hardship, achieve a ‘simpler life’

  • Complete an early help assessment of the family’s needs and wishes that identifies ‘what matters to them’ and enables the right level of support to be put in place, that prevents any issues to escalate.

  • Co-ordinate, simplify and broker access to a range of health and social interventions based on the needs and wishes of the individual, including liaising with a range of agencies (schools, housing, Family Intervention Service - FIS)

  • Empower the individual to express their views, wishes and concerns

  • Connect individuals to local and city-wide services

  • Develop close working partnerships with health, social care, housing and voluntary, community or social enterprise (VCSE) organisations.

If you would like to speak to someone about this post, please contact Julie Bramall (Senior Welfare Coach) on 07825 255 343.


You can find the specific job description here.

You can find the cover letter for this role here.

Please complete the form below to receive an application pack.

Closing date for applications is: Thursday 2nd May 2024 (12.00 noon)

Interviews will be held: Thursday 9th May 2024

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