Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£22,183 - £23,080 per year
Contract, Fixed to 31 March 2022, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

About Jimmy’s Cambridge

Jimmy’s Cambridge is one of Cambridge’s leading providers of support and accommodation to people who are and have been experiencing homelessness. We aim to help people get people off the streets and into their own home, backed up with all the support we can offer from our talented and committed team of staff, volunteers and partners.

The Role

We are looking for 2 people, please see the job description with more details on the working hours available. You will be taking joint responsibility for the assessment, support and resettlement needs of residents in accordance with Jimmy’s policies. You will joint work with partner agencies to achieve positive resettlement outcomes and addressing the support needs of the residents. And you will contribute to the day service by facilitating meaningful activity for residents to engage with. 

You will adhere to Health and Safety policy, inclusive of individual shift checklists, to provide a safe working/living environment.

This role will require the person to have good IT skills and will require substantial use of systems such as Salesforce (Inform) and Microsoft 365.  You will be responsible for key-working residents and developing individual needs/risk assessments, support plans and maintaining the resident resettlement pathway. The role will also require an element of lone working.

About You

You will come with some knowledge of the challenges faced by people experiencing homelessness, along with a genuine interest and drive to support them. You will be able to work a variety of shifts, inclusive of weekends. You will be well organised with the ability to evidence a high standard of resident support.

Essential to this role is having great communication skills, and an ability to quickly build trusting relationships with people. You must have a willingness to be ‘hands on’ as required.

Training will be offered to people who have all the right skills and competencies, but perhaps are new to working with this group of people.

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Jimmy's Cambridge supports people experiencing homelessness, many of whom would otherwise be sleeping rough. We provide an emergency accomm... Read more

Posted on: 30 April 2021
Closing date: 21 May 2021
Tags: Support Worker, Housing Management
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