How to apply
Please download the attached forms, these can also be found on our website - www.spearlondon.org/work-with-us/current-vacancies/ Send a copy of your completed application form and equal opportunities form to [email protected] or post to: SPEAR Job Application 89 Heath Road Twickenham TW1 4AW The closing date for applications is 26th May 2019, with interviews on the 3rd June 2019. For more information, please contact us on 020 8288 6506. SPEAR is committed to implementing its Equality and Diversity Policy. To help us check that we act fairly to all who apply we ask that you give a few minutes to answer the following equality and diversity monitoring form https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Z79C3JF.
We are proud to announce that SPEAR have been awarded funding from the Big Lottery to continue our health link service which engages and supports rough sleepers with their mental and physical ill health needs. Helping them access services that are often difficult to access, meaning that they have poor access to health and social care services.
This service is delivered in the London boroughs of Kingston and Richmond in an outreach model in the community, working with homelessness providers and primary care health providers in those boroughs.
The service consists of a team leader, health link workers and peer advocates. We are looking for people that can support and assist our clients to attend appointments with services and advocate on their behalf if needed.
You will need to have great communication, organisational and interpersonal skills, as well as being able to able to build on the relationships we have with our clients and stakeholders as well as create new relationships that benefit the service users and SPEAR as an organisation.
We are particularly interested in candidates that may have a history of homelessness, or that come from a disadvantaged background and would like to kick start a career in social care.
This role is on a permanent basis working 22.5 hours per week.
SALARY: £12,943.50 per annum
WORKING HOURS: 22.5 hours per week
CLOSING DATE: 19th June 2019
INTERVIEW DATE: 24th June 2019