Thames Reach
Deptford, Greater London
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Fixed term to March 31st 2022 – Awaiting confirmation of next funding contract

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 a creative and motivated Support Worker to work with an identified group of up to 20 individuals, supporting them to manage issues that are affecting the maintenance of their tenancies and housing situations.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a well-established and experienced team that delivers a unique housing Rapid Intervention service for people at risk of homelessness or living in unstable accommodation, across London.

Your flexible and innovative approach will influence the future of service provision for those engaged, you’ll be able to recognise and support with housing related case issues, and work as a team to deliver positive outcomes for those we work with.

The role requires creative joint working with a number of partner services, as well as other teams within Thames Reach to ensure that support is personalised, effective and measurable.

You’ll be:

  • Flexible in your decision making
  • Outcome focussed
  • Good at communicating, forming and maintaining effective working relationships with clients and partners
  • Organised and able to support a Pan-London caseload of around 20 vulnerable people

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

  • Support to develop your leadership and strategic skills.
  • A contributory pension scheme, tuition aid and management specific training.
  • 29 days holiday and 8 paid bank holidays.

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: Sunday, 31 October 2021 


Posted on: 15 October 2021
Closed date: 31 October 2021
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work