Lambeth, Greater London

£24,054 - £24,927 per year

Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

Closing Date: Midnight 9th July 2019
Interviews:  TBC

At Thames Reach we are committed to helping homeless and vulnerable people to live in decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. Our vision is to end street homelessness and our aim is to deliver high quality, effective services to vulnerable people.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Support Worker to join the team at Robertson Street, our recently refurbished hostel in Wandsworth. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is keen to develop their knowledge and skills and play a role in shaping the provision of our support work.

You will be supported and trained to use your communication and creative problem-solving skills and will receive regular supervision to both guide your work and encourage and facilitate your personal development.

This is a sometimes challenging but extremely rewarding role that requires you to support our service users to view their stay in a hostel as temporary, to encourage them to become more independent and self-sufficient.

You’ll be:

-organised in your work

-good at communicating and problem solving

-competent at using a computer and software packages

-committed to developing your knowledge and skills

-responsive and flexible to the needs of the team and the clients

As well as a great working environment we offer

-Support to develop your skills

-Learning and development opportunities including Tuition Aid and training

-6.5% non-contributory pension

-29 days holiday.

Thames Reach is committed to helping homeless and vulnerable people to live in decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. Our vision is to end street homelessness and our aim is to deliver high quality, effective services to vulnerable people.

Thames Reach is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect, and celebrate diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religious belief.

To apply please visit our website.