Housing Support Worker

Job description and person specification
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Salary: Point 3, £19,170 rising incrementally to Point 6, £20,344 per annum

Location: Southend-on-Sea

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week (variable shifts covering days, evenings and weekends)

Job ref: HSW1 - please quote on your application

 

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IF YOU WISH TO APPLY FOR THE VACANCY ADVERTISED BELOW, YOU MUST COMPLETE THE JOB APPLICATION FORM ABOVE.

Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life?

As a charitable registered provider of short-term social housing operating in Southend-on-Sea, we believe everyone should have a home of their own. At times individuals may require support from HARP and other agencies to maintain a tenancy and avoid a return to homelessness.


We currently manage 236 bed spaces in our emergency and short-term accommodation, employ over 90 full and part-time staff, and are supported by a number of volunteers.

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 Supported Housing 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 service
     

We are happy to consider applicants without experience in this field that can demonstrate empathy and enthusiasm for the role.

 

For full details please download the job description above.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity, the shift patterns or any other aspect of the role please contact Adele Morton, Team Manager on 01702 602913.

HARP will provide you with excellent support and training to carry out your role effectively, to develop your career and contribution to our clients and of course, the opportunity to work with dedicated colleagues that strive to transform lives.


Our starting benefits package includes 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, a contributory pension scheme through The People’s Pension.  HARP will make a contribution to the pension and you will also be required to make a contribution.


If you are interested, in this position the job description and person specification detailing the Technical and Professional ‘Know How’ required and an application form can be found at our website via the button below.

Closing Date: Friday 5th August 2022 (Midday)
Short listing Day: Monday 8th August 2022
Interview Day: Monday 15th August 2022


​To apply, please click the Apply Now button at the top of this page. 

Please quote Ref: HSW1

If you have any problems with the application process, please contact Lauren Colin on 01702 615000.

Charity No: 1098126              

Registered Provider of Social Housing no.4742

HARP is an Equal Opportunities Employer

HARP is proud

to pay above the 

Real Living Wage

for our area

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