Support Assistant - Central London SW5

Recruiter
TPP Recruitment
Location
London
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
05 Feb 2017
Closes
05 Mar 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Support Assistant

Central London SW5

£20,000 per annum

Permanent, 37.5 hours per week, including evenings and weekends

Closing date: Friday 24th February, 5:00pm

Benefits: Competitive salary, comprehensive training and development programme, 25 days’ annual leave (exclusive of 8 Bank Holidays), occupational sick pay, contributory group pension scheme, free life assurance and salary sacrifice schemes (e.g. childcare vouchers).

About the Organisation:

TPP’s client, a leading homelessness charity in London, provides supported housing for homeless customers with complex needs. They provide solutions to homelessness through shelter, support and advice to over 1500 each year across four London boroughs.

The Role:

The aim of the role is to support and empower our customers to increase their life skills, self-management and confidence to successfully sustain independent living. This is achieved through the provision of individualised support, tailored to the specific needs of the homeless adults and young people who use our services.

About you:

As well as demonstrating a commitment to supporting the needs of homeless and vulnerable people, you must have a clear understanding of why people become homeless, and the needs and challenges they face.

You will be required to work with customers, alongside Support Worker colleagues, to achieve the actions set out in their support plans, and to review their progress towards achieving their goals. You will be part of a dedicated and supportive team, and so will need to demonstrate a positive and inclusive approach. You must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, and be competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications. You will be willing to work flexible shift patterns which include Bank Holidays, evenings and weekends where required as part of a shift rota system.

Right to work information must be provided and any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service check.

How to apply:

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.

If you are interested in this position or know someone that is, please send across an updated CV. For a confidential chat please don’t hesitate to call me on (020) 7 198 6070, or you may email directly and I will be in touch.

If you are shortlisted, we will send you an application form to complete.

Closing date: Friday 24th February, 5:00pm

We value diversity at TPP and welcome applications from all sections of the community.