Support Worker - Pan London Accommodation and Community Engagement

  • Job Reference: 00001411-1
  • Date Posted: 11 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Thames Reach
  • Location: Camberwell, with travel across London
  • Salary: £27,009
  • Role: Other jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our vision is to end street homelessness. At Thames Reach we are committed to helping homeless and vulnerable people to live in decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives.

We are looking for an organised and motivated Support Worker to work on an innovative pan-London project providing accommodation and resettlement support.

You will:

  • work with the housing provider and referring agencies to ensure service users can move towards independence in their new homes
  • assess people referred into the service
  • Provide practical resettlement support for people who may have never held a tenancy before, whilst working in a holistic way
  • Graduate people who no longer need support from the service to a Keeping in Touch service, that is also maintained by the PLACE  team.

To succeed as the Support Worker, you will be:

  • Good at communicating, forming and maintaining effective working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Focused on supporting people to achieve the best outcomes as they work towards independence.
  • Organised and able to manage conflicting priorities and deadlines
  • Able to carry out administrative tasks alongside practical support work
  • Happy to work as a team, as well as independently where required

As well as a great working environment we offer:

  • 29 days holiday
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • 6.5% employer contributory pension (with employee contributing 1.5%)

Thames Reach is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect, and celebrate diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religious belief.

To apply please visit our website. 

Closing date: 20/05/2022; Interview date: 30/05/2022