Housing Support Worker

Job description and person specification
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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)

Job ref: HSW11 - 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 226 bed spaces in our emergency and short-term accommodation, employ over 90 full and part time staff, and 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 Support Worker. 


To be considered for this role you will need to: 

  • Demonstrate patience, politeness and self-control.

  • Be organised, adaptable, and an good communicator.

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

  • Be 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.

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 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: Thursday 7th October 2021 midday
Shortlisting: Monday 11th October 2021
Interviews: Tuesday 19th October 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: HSW11

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

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