Housing Support Worker
Job description and person specification
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Housing Support Worker
Salary Grade: Point 3, £22,085 rising incrementally to Point 6, £22,968 per annum
Hours: Full Time (37 Hours / Variable Shifts covering days, evenings and weekends)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southend-On-Sea Job ref: C1HSW01/BBHSW02
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Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life?
HARP is Southend-on-Sea’s leading homelessness charity. On average we help around 1,000 local people every year to overcome or avoid homelessness. In addition to providing essential short-term emergency shelter, food, clothing and washing facilities, we work to identify the root causes of homelessness, creating tailored support for each person’s circumstances. We achieve success by providing structure, purpose and training opportunities, and by providing longer-term supported housing, empowering people to take steps to leave homelessness behind and ultimately live independently in the community.
Are you a motivated and passionate individual looking to make a real difference in your local community? Are you also available at the weekends on a rota basis to put your skills to good use helping others less fortunate? If so, we would love you to join our housing management team as a Housing Support Worker.
To be considered for this role you will need to:
Demonstrate patience, politeness and self-control
Organised, adaptable, and a good communicator
To be enthusiastic and motivated by, a constantly changing and busy environment
Flexible to work where you are most need in our supported housing services
We are happy to consider applicants without experience in this field that can demonstrate empathy and an enthusiasm for the role.
Closing Date: 27th December 2023 (midday)
Short listing Day: 28th December 2023
Interview Day: 3rd January 2024
HARP will provide you with support and training to carry out your role effectively, and to develop your career. Our benefits package includes 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays with an extra day of leave awarded after 5 years' service (all pro rata for part time employees).
HARP participate in an auto-enrolment pension scheme through The People’s Pension. Where eligible, you and HARP will each be required to make a contribution to the pension scheme. Employees will also become members of the non-contributory HARP Death In Service scheme. Full details of the schemes can be given on request.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity, the shift patterns or any other aspect of the role please contact Chris Applin, Team Manager on 01702 602913.
For full details and to apply, please download the job description/person specification from our website and submit your CV to email@example.com.
**Please note that if invited for an interview, there will be a test to undertake.
HARP is an active member of the “Homes for Cathy” group of housing associations, which is committed to providing services to tackle homelessness.
Charity No: 1098126
Registered Provider of Social Housing no.4742
HARP is an Equal Opportunities Employer