Sessional Housing Support Workers
Job description and person specification
Recruitment of ex-offenders policy
Sessional Housing Support Workers
Hourly Rate: £9.62 – Housing Support Workers
Contract type: Casual Contract
Job ref: SHHSW Sessional
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.
HARP (Homeless Action Resource Project) is an exciting and innovative organisation for people affected by homelessness that provides accommodation, advice and support tailored to the specific needs of people in the Southend-on-Sea area to enable them to live independently within the community.
We are looking for experienced and passionate people to join our relief worker bank to cover recruitment, weekends, sickness, maternity and other absences in a range of supported housing projects in the Southend and Westcliff area.
All relief workers placed in a housing support worker capacity will work as part of a team, cover core key working duties and will need to have a good understanding of the issues involved in delivering effective support services to a range of people who are homeless, at risk or vulnerable.
Relief workers are casual workers who are called on as and when required and will need to be able to work flexibly and be willing to work shifts.
The ideal candidate will have:
Ability to manage difficult situations, and deal with them calmly, efficiently and effectively
Empathy and understanding for people affected by homelessness, especially those who have complex needs.
The skills to work both on your own initiative and as part of a team, with the availability to work unsociable hours, including evenings, nights, weekends and Bank Holidays
Please refer to the Person Specification to complete the Supporting Statement.
Please quote Ref. SHHSW Sessional.
If you are interested in this role please submit your application and our team will contact you for an interview if your application meets our requirements.
Recruitment for Sessional Staff is run on a continual basis. If you’re interested in this role please submit your application and our team will contact you for an interview if your application meets our requirements
To apply for this position, please download the PDF files above, which can be completed either electronically or manually as required. If you are filling in the forms electronically, please ensure that you save the PDF files to your PC before completing and sending them to HARP. After checking that you meet the criteria outlined in the Job Description and Person Specification, please complete the Job Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (found in the Application Guidance Notes) and return them to the address shown below.
PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU MARK YOUR APPLICATION FORM WITH THE CORRECT JOB REFERENCE: SHHSW Sessional
Applications that have been completed electronically should be e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications that have been completed manually should be sent to:
Clive Franceschi, HARP Head Office, Dencora Court – 4th Floor, Tylers Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS1 2BB. Please mark your envelope "Strictly Private and Confidential"
If you have any problems with the application process, please contact Clive Franceschi on 01702 615000.
HARP is an Equal Opportunities Employer.