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Support Worker

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

Do you have great listening and communication skills and an interest in supporting vulnerable people in Hackney?  

We are recruiting for Support Workers for across our Hackney services (1 of which is a women only service). 

Our services (one being a specific women only service) provide accommodation and additional emergency bed spaces to people with a Hackney connection, who are at risk of homelessness or rough sleeping, and also have additional support needs which include; substance use, mental health or longer term complex needs.

Our hostels offer a range of services to clients at different stages in the process of change and works closely with an adjacent health and advice centre operated by partner agencies. Operationally, the service focuses on promoting recovery, providing assessment, support and resettlement services within a framework of active engagement and person-centred planning. The project is committed to supporting continued client participation in all aspects of its work. 

About you 

Above all we are looking for enthusiastic people who have a genuine desire to support people to transform their lives. We want to hear from you:

  • If you have good interpersonal and listening skills; patience and resilience. We will provide you with the knowledge and training you need to work with clients in a holistic and person-centred way. 

  • If you have a good understanding of the complex issues faced by homeless people; personal experience of homelessness yourself and some experience of supporting vulnerable people through a process of change.

  • For you our women only roles you will have particular understanding of  the issues faced by women experiencing multiple disadvantages, including homelessness and abuse and the difficulties they experience in accessing services.

How to apply 

Click the ‘Apply Now’ Button at the top of the page to start your online application form. 

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: 10am on Wednesday 24 April 2024 

Interviews: Wednesday 8 May 2024

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Posted on: 10 April 2024
Closed date: 24 April 2024 at 10:00
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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