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Support Worker

Greater London (On-site)
£32,301 - £35,950 per year
Job description

Are you looking for an opportunity where your skills will make a difference in helping to end homelessness and rebuild lives? 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker (known internally as Project Worker) to join our mixed gender 30 bed space high support service. The service works with clients who have support needs which may include substance use, mental health and/or physical health in partnership with other agencies.  

The project provides a client-centred recovery based approach tailored to the needs of the individual which is gender specific. Staff promote engagement with internal and external services with the purpose of enabling clients to positively progress in their recovery journey. 

In these vital roles you will: 

  • Work together with clients to identify their personal aims and ambitions and support them towards achieving them.  

  • Provide practical and personal support to clients in an approachable, caring and person centred way.   

  • Work as part of a dedicated team in the hostel/ accommodation setting to provide a high quality, positive and safe service to clients.  

  • Keep up to date administrative records relating to client work, housing management and health and safety. 

  • Work on the weekly shift rota that includes early and late shifts as well as some weekends and bank holidays.  

About you 

To succeed in these highly rewarding roles you will:  

  • Have an understanding of the issues faced by homeless or vulnerably housed people – you may have had personal experience of homelessness yourself. 

  • Have experience of helping vulnerable people to identify personal goals and supporting them through a process of change. 

  • Have a sound understanding of the support needs of people with low incomes, including rent payments/arrears and professional boundary issues. 

  • Possess good interpersonal and listening skills, in order to be able to establish an effective working relationship with clients and an eagerness to learn and work with clients in a holistic and person-centred approach. 

Above all we are looking for inspirational, committed individuals who will be committed to our Recovery Ethos, and has a genuine desire to support people to transform their lives. 

How to apply  

Click the ‘Apply Now’ Button to start your online application form. 

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

Closing date: 10am on 24 April 2024 

Interview and assessments on: Tuesday 7 May 2024 

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St Mungo's View profile Company size Size: More than 1000
Posted on: 10 April 2024
Closed date: 24 April 2024 at 10:00
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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