Assistant Support Worker

  Job Title: Assistant Support Worker Ref: ASWTST-0818 Salary: Grade A £22,857-£24,081, Inclusive of 6.5% non contributory pension Hours: 37.5 […]


Job Title: Assistant Support Worker

Ref: ASWTST-0818
Salary: Grade A £22,857-£24,081, Inclusive of 6.5% non contributory pension
Hours: 37.5 per week
Location: Stockwell
Number of posts: 1
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date:  Midnight 1st October 2018
Interview Date: TBC

The TST provides support to service users with complex needs living in self-contained temporary accommodation in the community. The service is largely based in South London, providing support to approximately 800 service users in 16 boroughs.

The delivering of support to service users is divided in to three geographical ‘clusters’. A team of staff are assigned to a cluster group and you’ll work in partnership to provide support to service users within your geographical patch.

The ASW post is an entry level post, and we are looking for a TST Worker who is passionate about working with former rough sleepers, and has a good understanding and experience of addressing their needs. To also support service users to achieve their aspirations and move on to long term accommodation.

You need to demonstrate that you can work in partnership with our key stakeholders and to advocate on behalf and in the best interests of service users. You will need motivate and encourage a number of service users to re-engage with the TST service, to ensure that they sustain their accommodation and to ensure their welfare.

You will need to able to organise and manage your workload; and to have a clear understanding of relevant policies and procedures. You will need to understand and achieve the outcomes identified for service users, as well as internal and external targets for the TST e.g. ETE and move on.

Each member of the Thames Reach team plays a vital role in contributing and shaping the vision of ending rough sleeping and promoting improvement in people’s lives, and by joining us you can do the same.

Thames Reach is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect and celebrate diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation or religious belief.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Colin Powell on 0207 062 0521

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