Support Worker

Job Title:  Support Worker Ref:  SWMJH-1219Salary: Grade B £25,833-£26,772  incl ILW & 6.5% employer & 1.5% employee contributory pension Hours:  […]

Job Title:  Support Worker

Ref:  SWMJH-1219
Salary: Grade B £25,833-£26,772  incl ILW & 6.5% employer & 1.5% employee contributory pension
Hours:   Full time 37.5 per week
Location: Lambeth (SW8) 
Number of posts: 1
Contract Type: Permanent 

Closing Date: Midnight 16th December 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 support worker to join the team at Martha Jones House, our state of the art newly built hostel in Vauxhall.

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.

The focus of your work will be to support and encourage clients to become more independent, maximise income, reduce arrears and increase move on and throughput in the hostel. You will ensure the environment is safe, healthy, and reflective of our ethos and supports our client’s aims.

This will require you to be outcome focussed, fostering a culture of high performance and continual improvement on your and the team’s successes. 

You’ll be:

-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

-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 offer:

-Support to develop your skills

-Learning and development opportunities including Tuition Aid and tr employer & 1.5% employee contributory pension

-29 days holiday.

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

Application Form – Support Worker

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