Lead Worker

Job Title:  Lead Worker (FTC 8 months) Ref: LWIPSA-0320Salary: Grade D £29,796 – £32,001 incl ILW & 6.5% employer & […]

Job Title:  Lead Worker (FTC 8 months)

Ref: LWIPSA-0320
Salary: Grade D £29,796 – £32,001 incl ILW & 6.5% employer & 1.5% employee contributory pension
Hours:   Full time 37.5 per week 
Location:  Lambeth
Number of posts: 1
Contract Type: FTC 8 months

Closing Date: Midnight 19th March 2020
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 achieve the highest standards and effectiveness in service delivery to vulnerable people.

We are looking for a capable and enthusiastic lead worker to join the IPSA team, an alliance of organisations working together to support people with mental health issues living in supported settings.

The role is for 8 months and is an excellent opportunity for someone who interested in gaining more experience and progressing into a senior role within Thames Reach.

You will support people with mental health issues to access suitable accommodation and build links with private rented landlords and other accommodation providers.

You will be motivated, committed and confident at liaising with other professionals. There will be an expectation to work autonomously and as part of a team. You will have good time management skills, be outcome-focused and accurately record work to enable us to demonstrate our outcomes.

You’ll be:

– the flexibility to work occasional late and early shifts and weekends when required

– organised and efficient in your work

– excellent at communicating and problem solving

– confident in your ability to support clients

– competent at using a computer and a range of software packages

– 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 & 1.5% employee contributory pension

– Development opportunities

– 29 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

– Reimbursement of the cost of annual eye test

– Season ticket/cycle loan

– Flexible Working

– 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.

Please download the application pack below and return to recruitment@thamesreach.org.uk

If you would like to discuss the post further, please contact Agnes Jancauskaite, Agnes.Jancauskaite@thamesreach.org.uk for further information regarding the post.

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