Relief Project Worker

  • Job Reference: 00000107-1
  • Date Posted: 3 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Turning Tides
  • Website: https://www.turning-tides.org.uk/
  • Location: Worthing, Sussex
  • Salary: £9.49 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus £25 supplement for waking night cover per shift
  • Role: Frontline jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Part Time

Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to start a career in the homeless sector?

Turning Tides is a multifunctional, complex needs homelessness organisation that works in Worthing, Adur, Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex. It has over 120 staff and 250 volunteers. Its mission is to end the need to sleep rough. 

We are searching for motivated and committed people to join our team of Relief Project Workers.

With flexibility to work across our residential projects or community hubs on a needs led basis. The role involves supporting teams with the day to day running of services as well as motivating, empowering and supporting clients whether in supported accommodation or the community hubs.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain some experience of the organisation, delivering a breadth of homelessness services to a variety of clients. Relief Work can often provide experience to develop into further roles and opportunities with Turning Tides or within the sector, with access to Turning Tides training programme to support the role and further professional development.

The successful candidate will need to enjoy working with people, have a “can do” attitude and show commitment, resilience, empathy and good basic admin and IT skills.

The majority of services are based within Worthing but we also require cover at our services in Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex.

Lyndhurst Road – 34 bed assessment service with 24 hour staffing in Worthing

Byron and Manor Road – 15 bed complex needs and 14 bed move on service in Worthing

Selden Road- 28 bed CQC registered recovery service in Worthing

St Clare’s – Community Hub, Worthing

Littlehampton Hub - Community Hub, Littlehampton

A full job description and person specification along with an application form are available to download from our website.

To apply, please ensure you complete an application form, including your responses to the shortlisting criteria (in Person Specification), along with a completed Equal Opportunities Questionnaire.

You can either fill out these forms online or download them from the right and send to: recruitment@turning-tides.org.uk. Please note we do not accept CV’s.

Closing date for applications: 31st March 2021

Interview date: Ongoing interview dates

No agencies please

Turning Tides aims to create an environment which respects and welcomes everyone and is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect and celebrate diversity. We encourage applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history.

Applicants who have first-hand knowledge or experience of homelessness are welcomed to apply.

Turning Tides requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. Successful applicants (dependent on role) are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Please be aware of our Privacy Policy, which is available to view by visiting: http://www.turning-tides.org.uk/about-us/privacy-policy/

Please note that we will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.