Housing Support Worker, White Heather House (part time)
Job description and person specification
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Salary Grade: NJC Point 3, £18,562 - rising incrementally to Point 6, £19,698 per annum (pro rata)*
Hours: Part Time (17 Hours / Shifts Pattern - Thursday to Sunday)
Contract Type: Permanent
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*It has been drawn to our attention that the above salary has been listed incorrectly in several places, please note that the above amount is the correct salary.
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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 a Southend-on-Sea charity working to prevent homelessness and help vulnerable and socially excluded people to transform their lives. Each day our staff works with individuals to tackle the underlying causes of homelessness, such as poor mental health or drug and alcohol dependency. From supporting people in crisis to helping them take the final steps towards independence and employment, we make a difference to 1200 lives every year.
We are looking to recruit to our 20-bed Women’s accommodation team in Southend. Your role will be supporting HARP residents with their first move out of homelessness and on to independent living.
To be considered for this role, you will need to demonstrate patience, politeness and self-control. Organised, adaptable, and a good communicator, you will be enthusiastic and motivated by, a constantly changing and busy environment. We are happy to consider applicants without experience in this field that can demonstrate empathy and an enthusiasm for the role.
Closing date: Thursday 6th May 2021 (Midday)
Shortlisting: Friday 7th May 2021
Interview date: Monday 17th May 2021
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 (pro rata) , 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.
If you are interested in this position, please read the above job description and person specification detailing the Technical and Professional ‘Know How’ required.
The application form can be downloaded above. The completed application should then be posted or emailed to Clive Franceschi (firstname.lastname@example.org) at HARP Head Office, Dencora Court – 4th Floor, Tylers Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS1 2BB.
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For further information and an informal chat about the position please contact Lauren Collin, Team Manager on 01702 430696.
If you have any problems with the application process, please contact Clive Franceschi on 01702 615000.
HARP is an Equal Opportunities Employer. HARP is an active member of the “Homes for Cathy” group of housing associations, which is committed to providing services to tackle homelessness.