London, Greater London
£32,301 (ILW)
Contract, Fixed term until 31st March 2022, Full-time
Job description

Fixed term until 31st March 2022

Do you want to end homelessness and make a positive difference to people's lives? 

Are you highly motivated and looking for a challenge? 

Do you want to use your excellent people skills to support people to move away from homelessness?

Thames Reach 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 achieve the highest standards and effectiveness in delivery of our services.

Our Tenancy Sustainment Team (TST) is supporting people with histories of rough sleeping in their accommodation, and are supporting people to achieve their aspirations. We are looking for applications from people new to the homelessness sector and experienced managers or case workers ready to make the transition to management.

The Senior Practitioner Role would suit:

• Someone who has experience of supporting and inspiring colleagues to achieve goals.

• People with experience of good quality case management.

• Someone who is motivated to deliver a high quality service. 

• People with strong administration skills.

• People who would like to develop line management skills.

You will play a key role in the development of our services and your work will contribute to influencing the future of service provision across the UK.  

Successful candidates will demonstrate: 

• The ability to provide a flexible and responsive service to people with rough sleeper histories.

• Excellent communication, organisation and creative problem solving skills. 

• Commitment to working within the homelessness sector to support people to lead fulfilling lives. 

• Creating and working through action plans and be strongly outcome focuses.

• The ability to follow instructions, manage and mitigate risk.

• The ability to use IT systems to communicate and record your work.

• Strong time management skills. 

• Be confident in working autonomously as well as within a team, the role with involve office work and in the community. 

As well as a great working environment we can also offer:

• Support and training to develop your skills.

• Learning & Development opportunities including (Tuition Aid & Management Training)

• 6.5% non-contributory pension

• Flexible working 

• 29 days annual leave

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.

Closing date: Monday, 01 November 2021 


Posted on: 15 October 2021
Closed date: 01 November 2021
Tags: Support Worker, Practitioner