Support Worker

Job Title:  Support Worker Ref: SWTWP-0420Salary: Grade B £25,833 – £26,772 incl ILW & 6.5% employer & 1.5% employee contributoryHours:  […]

Job Title:  Support Worker

Ref: SWTWP-0420
Salary: Grade B £25,833 – £26,772 incl ILW & 6.5% employer & 1.5% employee contributory
Hours:   Full time 37.5 per week – 7 day rota (including weekends)
Location:  Lambeth
Number of posts: 1
Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 14/05/2020 at midnight
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 the Waterloo Project.

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 also offer:

-6.5% employer & 1.5% employee 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

-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 the Lead Manager: Nancy.hughes@thamesreach.org.uk

Application Form – Support Worker

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