Hours: 40 hours per week including weekends and ‘sleep in’ shifts.
Bring your enthusiasm and your desire to make a difference to the lives of homeless people.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker within two of our homelessness services. Providence House is mixed gender hostels located in the busy, multicultural borough of Tower Hamlets. We work alongside some of the most vulnerable and complex individuals in our community. The day to day work involves supporting our residents to live safer, independent and fulfilling lives and creating a positive and inspiring environment in which they can achieve their goals. We work with multiple agencies and partners in the borough to ensure our clients’ needs are met, these include drug and alcohol services, housing teams and NHS teams.
PRHA hostels guarantee a fast-paced, challenging and dynamic environment where no two days are ever the same. We are seeking motivated and energetic individuals to join our teams and help our residents to change their lives for the better.
Who we’re looking for
We are looking for self-starters with a passion for sparking change in people’s lives. You will have the necessary skillset to empower people and support residents to achieve their goals.
To be successful in the role you must be able to:
- provide dynamic person-centered support to residents
- support residents to realise their goals
- work with stakeholders to ensure residents receive integrated healthcare and community services
- ensure at all times the environment is safe and welcoming for all
- work together in a team to deliver a psychologically informed environment
What we offer
PRHA was awarded the Investors in People Gold standard for the second time in 2019. This award reflects staff feedback on their development and training opportunities, how they are valued by PRHA and the support provided to them in fulfilling their roles. We are in the top 3% of housing associations in achieving this award.
Our comprehensive, training and support package will enable you to grow in your career and achieve your professional aspirations.
How to apply
Please read the full Job Description & Person Specification which can be found on our website. To apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement outlining your interest in working for PRHA and explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description & Person Specification. Please send your CV and Supporting Statement by clicking the Apply Now button. Furthermore, applications with no attached personal statement explaining how you meet the job description will not be considered.
It is required for this post that the successful candidates will have to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure check.
Closing date: 18 June, 2021