Housing Support Worker

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Salary: Point 3, £18,561 rising incrementally to Point 6, £19,698 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: HSW12 - please quote on your application

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT HARP DOES NOT ACCEPT CVs.

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 226 bed spaces in our emergency and short-term accommodation, employ over 90 full and part time staff, 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 housing management team as a Housing Project Worker. 


To be considered for this role you will need:

  • Demonstrate patience, politeness and self-control.

  • To be organised, adaptable, and an good communicator.

  • To be enthusiastic and motivated by, a constantly changing and busy environment. 

  • Flexible to work where you are most needed 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.

For full details please download the job description above.

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

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, a contributory pension scheme through The People’s Pension and a Death in Service Benefit. HARP will make a contribution to the pension and you will be required to make a contribution.

Closing Date: Monday 13th December 2021 midday
Shortlisting: Tuesday 14th December 2021
Interviews: Tuesday 21st December 2021

To apply, please download and complete the application form above. Your completed application should then be posted or emailed to Lauren Collin (lauren.collin@harpsouthend.org.uk) at HARP Head Office, Dencora Court – 4th Floor, Tylers Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS1 2BB (mark envelope as "Strictly private and confidential").

Please quote Ref: HSW12

If you have any problems with the application process, please contact Lauren Collin on 01702 615000 (option 3).

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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