Greater London
£29,703 - £33,289 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

*For genuine occupational requirement reasons we are looking to appoint a female only for this post (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).

 

Are you interested in working for a charity that makes a real difference to the lives of vulnerable adults?

 

About the role

This role involves the delivery of a safe space provision in conjunction with other members of the team to provide support to vulnerable women who have experienced domestic abuse or violence against women and girls and who may have complex support needs. You will be part of an exciting new team achieving positive outcomes to support the women in their recovery and move on. Your work will be vital in ensuring that a positive move on is achieved for residents within a specified time frame and that their support needs are met adequately.

 

 In this role you will:

  • Provide onsite support within a female only psychologically informed environment to the women who reside in the service.
  • Carry out thorough assessments and high quality case work.
  • Work on a rota, carrying out regular shifts including some weekends.
  • Provide thorough handovers and communicate clearly to the team to ensure a high quality functioning service is received by the client group. 
  • Support reception staff to carry out building related tasks to ensure the safety of all residents and staff.

 

About you

We are looking for candidates who are proactive, flexible and empathetic and who have experience in providing support to vulnerable adults.

 

What we offer

Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities

  • We hold Investors in People Gold accreditation – one of just 3% of Housing Associations to achieve this. 82% of staff who took part in the survey say St Mungo’s is a great place to work.
  • We are committed to developing all of our staff via routes such as secondments, transfers and promotion. In 2019 35% of our vacancies were filled by internal promotions.

 

A Diverse and Inclusive Work Place

  • Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work.
  • We are proud of our commitment to diversity and inclusion and have 8 great Diversity Networks to support clients and staff from different backgrounds so they are able to be their best selves.

 

Pay and Other Benefits

  • St Mungo’s is proud to pay client facing staff above average for the sector. We run a cycle to work scheme and also offer season tickets loans to all staff.
  • St Mungo’s contribute 4% of your gross annual salary, and you are able to enrol in the Defined Contribution scheme following a successful probationary period in which the employer contribution is 6%.

 

What we do

At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 – 2020 we supported 32,800 people across all of our services. Our staff are crucial to making this happen.

 

How to apply

To find out more and apply please go to the St Mungo’s careers page on our website.  

 

Closing date: 10am 25th November 2021

Interview and assessments on: 7th December 2021

 

*For genuine occupational requirement reasons we are looking to appoint a female only for this post (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).

 

It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.

More about St Mungo's

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Posted on: 11 November 2021
Closed date: 11 December 2021
Tags: Support Worker, Care Management