Relief Project Workers (Nights & Weekends)

  • Job Reference: 00000469-1
  • Date Posted: 2 June 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: Temporary
  • Work hours: Part Time

Job Description

Turning Tides are searching for motivated and committed people to join the organisation’s team of Relief Project Workers, with flexibility to work across 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
  • good basic admin and IT skills

Turning Tides is a multifunctional, complex needs homelessness organisation that works in Worthing, Adur, Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex. It has over 150 staff and 250 volunteers. Its mission is to end local homelessness.

We are currently looking for Relief Workers who are available to work night-time and weekend shifts:

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 the 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 website and send to: recruitment@turning-tides.org.uk. Please note Turning Tides do not accept CV’s.

Closing date for applications: Monday 21 June

Interview date: Ongoing

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 it serves. The organisation values, respects and celebrates diversity. Turning Tides encourages applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history.

Turning Tides are a ‘Covid-secure’ employer and have taken all necessary measures to protect our employees in line with the latest Government guidance and the Coronovirus Act 2020. Additional information and advice, including an individual employee Covid-19 risk-assessment will be carried out prior to commencement of employment.

Turning Tides supports the #FlexFrom1st campaign and gives the right to request flexible working from day one of employment.

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

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 note that Turning Tides will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from the organisation within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.