Full time 37.5 per week (7 day shift rota including evenings and weekends )
Lambeth, SW8 2LH
Closing Date: 28/09/2020
We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant support worker to join the team at Martha Jones House, our state of the art newly built hostel in Vauxhall.
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.
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.
– 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:
– 6.5% employer & 1.5% employee contributory pension
– Development opportunities
– 29 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
– Reimbursement of the cost of annual eye test
– Season ticket/cycle loan
– Flexible Working
– EAP services
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.
For more information and to apply please visit our website.