Project Worker Complex Needs - Homelessness

Team
Ashley Road
Location
Islington
No. of Vacancies
1
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
37.5 (Mon-Fri)
Salary
Starting at 26,246 rising incrementally to 28,193 per annum
Closing Date
13/07/2022
Ref No
SHP1303

Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life? Do you have the commitment and resilience needed, to work with some of the most vulnerable people in our communities? If the answer is yes, this could be the role for you.

Single Homeless Project is a London-wide charity. Our vision is of a society where everyone has a place to call home and the chance to live a fulfilling life. We help single Londoners by preventing homelessness, providing support and accommodation, promoting wellbeing, enhancing opportunity, and being a voice for change. From supporting people in crisis to helping people take the final steps towards independence and employment, we make a difference to 10,000 lives every year across all 32 boroughs.

We are seeking experienced and highly motivated individual for our Complex Needs Accommodation Service. This Project is an 18 bed mixed supported accommodation based in Islington. The role will require you to work alongside the Regional Services Manager and Services Manager, to provide a high level of support to these clients.

You will be in a specialist role designed to work with people with complex support needs relating to: substance use, mental ill health and physical health needs. You will also play a key part in safeguarding, liaising with external professionals, preventing homelessness and promoting the independence and social inclusion of these clients.

To be successful, you will have previous experience of working with people with complex support needs and / or have some relevant transferable skills for the role.  You will also have the ability to manage a caseload and deliver positive outcomes utilising your knowledge of the health & social care sector.  A flexible, innovative and creative approach to working with a sometimes hard to engage and challenging client group, is also required.

The working rota for this post is Monday - Friday. (no weekend shifts) and a mixture of earlies (8am - 3.30pm) & lates (3pm - 10.30pm)

Closing date: 13th July 2022 (at Midnight)

Interviews to be held on: 20th July 2022

This post will require an Enhanced DBS check to be processed for the successful applicant.

Our attractive benefits package includes:

  • A salary increase after successfully completing six month's probationary period
  • A 37.5 hour working week including flexible working hours (core hours are 10am – 4pm) in non-accommodation services
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing annually to the maximum 30 days (plus paid Bank Holidays),
  • A contributory pension scheme: Single Homeless Project will contribute the equivalent of 5% of your annual salary
  • Staff Health Cash Plan and discounts scheme
  • Comprehensive and integrated training programme designed specifically to develop the skills and knowledge involved in our work

Single Homeless Project is actively committed to equal opportunities and the promotion of diversity and inclusion, in all of our services and workplaces.  We are also Disability Confident Committed and are IIP Silver accredited.