Greater London (On-site)
£26,348 - £30,223 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Are you passionate about supporting our clients on their journey to recovery? 

 

About the role

 

We are looking for Project Workers to join our new service in Grange Road; a mixed gender 29 bed high support service providing person-centred support to clients with multiple disadvantages including mental health and substance use.

  

In this role you will:

 

  • Deliver, in conjunction with other members of the team and partner agencies, support to clients with multiple support needs
  • You will be carrying out comprehensive client assessments; providing clients with personalised case management support to help them be connected into specialist external services, to positively move forward in their recovery journey.
  • Working with the team, as well as liaising closely with partner agencies and the night staff, you will work a rota that will involve some evening, weekend work, and sleep in shifts.  This role will pay unsocial hours.

 

To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the ‘document available’ tab at the top of the advert page on our website.

 

Please note, the building is going through a full refurbishment which is on track and will be opening in October, however there might be some unexpected delays.

 

About you

 

Ideally, you will have experience of working with vulnerable people and an understanding of the needs of homeless people including rough sleepers. Strong communication, influencing and reasoning skills are also key, as is a flair for solving problems. Other qualities include knowing how to network and build effective relationships with people at every level, and a keen interest to keep abreast of current issues affecting homeless people, housing legislation, welfare benefit legislations and other matters relevant to successful support and move on of clients.

 

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

  • For this role staff can claim an additional 20% pay premium for hours worked between 8pm and 8am Monday to Friday, and all hours worked on Saturday and Sunday. 
  • 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. 

 

To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the ‘document available’ tab at the top of the advert page on our website.

 

Closing date: 10a.m 6th July 2022

 

Interview and assessments on: 19th & 20th July 2022

 

It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced/standard 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.

 

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Posted on: 22 June 2022
Closed date: 06 July 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work

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