Floating Support Worker

Folkestone, UK
21 Aug 2019
25 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Because like you, we're dedicated to changing attitudes and changing lives.

About us: We're a charity supporting people who are homeless, vulnerable and isolated. At Porchlight, we are passionate about helping vulnerable people to reach their full potential. We strive for a fairer society where vulnerable people find stability, the most excluded are included, and where homelessness and poverty are things of the past.

The role: You will provide life-saving support to some of society's most vulnerable people, who have recently become homeless, are sofa surfing or at imminent risk of homelessness.Porchlight are recruiting Floating Support Workers, based in Dover and Folkestone and Hythe, although there is flexibility in this.

You'll help people to move away from homelessness for good by providing practical advice and guidance so that they can live safely and independently in their accommodation. Areas of support may include help maintaining a tenancy, budgeting or debt management, or accessing local healthcare, or welfare and housing benefits. You'll also liaise with and refer on to specialised agencies where appropriate.

Benefits: As a member of the Porchlight team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:

* free life insurance

* flexible working hours

* 25 days holiday per year (increasing to 30 days after 5 years service)

* Porchlight pension scheme

If this sounds like you, please visit our website and complete an application form. Please note we do not accept CVs

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