Project Worker / Support Worker Opportunities (Homelessness / Vulnerable Adults)

London (Greater)
10 Jan 2019
14 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Worker / Support Worker Opportunities (Homelessness / Vulnerable Adults)
North London, Haringey
Salary £22,959 - £26,542 PA
Permanent, Full Time

Do you have the motivation and skills to work with vulnerable adults and are looking to take the next step in your career?

Would you like to join the leading charity in the homelessness sector and play a pivotal role in transforming the lives of people who have or are experiencing homelessness?

If the answer is yes they could have the ideal role for you.

They are currently looking to recruit to a number of Project Worker positions in their Haringey services. They have opportunities available in different services across the borough which provide accommodation for people with various support needs, including alcohol and substance misuse and mental health.

As a Project Worker you will provide high-quality support, care and advice to their residents that focuses on their strengths and goals, and is delivered in a way that suits them. You will work with clients to help identify their personal aims and ambitions, and assist in developing plans to achieve them. You will also provide advice and guidance on personal development and relevant life skills.

To succeed in these highly rewarding roles you will have an excellent understanding of the issues faced by homeless or vulnerably housed people – you may have had personal experience of homelessness yourself. You will have experience of helping vulnerable people to identify personal goals and supporting them through a process of change. You will also have a sound understanding of the support needs of people with low incomes, including rent payments/arrears and professional boundary issues.

Above all they are looking for inspirational, committed individuals who have a genuine desire to support people to transform their lives.

They offer a range of benefits including highly competitive pay, a pension scheme, staff discount schemes and initiatives to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. Your career development is of paramount importance to them and they will provide you with a wide range of learning and development opportunities to support your growth.

While some opportunities are available on a 9-5 basis, flexibility is required, as the majority of roles are on a shift rota which will include a combination of early (approx. 8am-4pm) and late (approx. 3pm – 11pm) shifts and some weekends and public holidays. Specific times will vary from service to service.

If you would like to find out more about these roles and the services our client will be holding Open Evenings for prospective candidates on Thursday 17 & Friday 18 January. If you are interested in attending please click through to apply where you find an email address to send your name and the date that you would like to attend and our client will book you a space (full details will be sent at the time).

Alternatively, if you would like to apply immediately please complete their online application form.

Final Closing Date for applications: 10am, Monday 28 January 2019

Interview and Assessment Dates: Applications will be reviewed periodically during January. Should your application be shortlisted we will contact you with interview dates which will be taking place in January and February.

Please note it is a requirement for these post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check, will be undertaken for the successful candidates.

Please be advised that all appointments will be made on their current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how they work. They are in the top 100 of Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2018, they are also proud to have been awarded Personnel Today’s 2018 Diversity and Inclusion (Public Sector) award and they are a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that their workforce reflects the diversity of their clients as well as the communities that they live and work within, they encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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