Oldham, Greater Manchester
£9.68 per hour
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

This is a great opportunity to join Depaul as we are recruiting for locums to support our Oldham Floating Support Service. In return you’ll receive a competitive salary of £9.68 per hour + benefits.

We are a homelessness charity with the largest network of emergency accommodation for young people in the UK, making a difference to the lives of thousands of young people each year. We are unique, innovative and very passionate about what we do, working in the very heart of local communities.

In return as our Floating Support Worker, we can offer you:

- Contributory pension scheme

- Accrued holiday for hours worked

- Flexible working arrangements to suit your needs

- A full induction and training to enhance the ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ skills required’.

- Training in the Depaul Endeavour model

- Continuous support and supervision including reflective practice to develop your learning and skills as a practitioner.


The Floating Support Worker role:

Through visiting their homes, you will be supporting our young people with addiction issues, housing management and maintaining their living space to a safe and clean standard. Overall, you will strive to promote a positive well-being.

What we’re looking for in our Floating Support Worker:


To be a success in this role you will be able to demonstrate your experience of empowering young people, helping them to become resilient in the face of adversity. As a confident front line worker able to think and risk assess on your feet, you will show us that you can effectively communicate with a variety of people, make quality assessments of the needs of young people and quickly assimilate yourself in to any team.


We are looking for people who have experience of working with young people, working in a homelessness and or housing environment and are aligned to our values.

Closing date: We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis so encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Final deadline is Tuesday 29th September at 12:00pm


So, if this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you and you’d like to become our Floating Support Worker then please click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

An enhanced DBS disclosure is a requirement for this post. Our recruitment checks, induction and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients. Depaul UK strives to be equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

We kindly request no contact from Recruitment or Media Agencies.

Posted on: 18 September 2020
Closed date: 29 September 2020
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker