Assistant Support Worker

Job Title:  Assistant Support Worker Ref:  ASWRS-0819 Salary: Grade B £24,054 – £24,927 inl ILW & 6.5% employer contributory pension Hours:  […]

Job Title:  Assistant Support Worker

Ref:  ASWRS-0819 
Salary: Grade B £24,054 – £24,927 inl ILW & 6.5% employer contributory pension
Hours:   Full time 37.5 per week
Location: Across Lambeth
Number of posts: 1
Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: Midnight 29th August 2019
Interviews:  TBC

At Thames Reach we are committed to helping homeless and vulnerable people to live in decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. Our vision is to end street homelessness and our aim is to deliver high quality, effective services to vulnerable people.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Support Worker to join the team at Robertson Street, our recently refurbished hostel in Wandsworth.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is keen to develop their knowledge and skills and play a role in shaping the provision of our support work.

You will be supported and trained to use your communication and creative problem-solving skills and will receive regular supervision to both guide your work and encourage and facilitate your personal development.

This is a sometimes challenging but extremely rewarding role that requires you to support our service users to view their stay in a hostel as temporary, to encourage them to become more independent and self-sufficient.

You’ll be:

-organised in your work

-good at communicating and problem solving

-competent at using a computer and software packages

-committed to developing your knowledge and skills

-responsive and flexible to the needs of the team and the clients

As well as a great working environment we also offer:

-6.5% employer pension contribution.

-Development opportunities.

-29 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

-Reimbursement of the cost of annual eye test

-Season ticket/cycle loan

-Flexible Working

-Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services

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.

If you would like to discuss the post further, please contact the Lead Manager:

Please download the application pack and return to

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