Support Worker Statham House | Depaulcharity

Depaul helps people who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged.

Support Worker Statham House

Job title Job reference number
Support Worker Statham House 0502.PC.NW
Salary Hours per week
£18,675 37.5
Contract type Location
Fixed Term Contract up to 31/12/2018 Statham House, OL11 1DN

Depaul helps people around the UK who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged, with a special focus on young people. We are a homelessness charity with the largest network of emergency accommodation for young people in the UK, making a difference to the lives of thousands of young people each year. We are unique, innovative and very passionate about what we do, working in the very heart of local communities.

You will have a vital role to play in helping us achieve our mission of offering homeless and disadvantaged people the opportunity to fulfil their potential and move towards an independent and positive future.

Since we started in 1989, we have helped more than 63,000 young people, and at Statham House we accommodate Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children and support them to gain the skills needed to live independently.To find out more about the work Depaul do please  visit our website or follow us on Facebook www.facebook.com/depauluk.

To succeed in this role you will have;

  • Significant experience of working with service users in the homelessness field

  • The ability to support plan with clients and risk assess their individual needs

  • Experience of working in a busy supported housing environment

  • A broad understanding and knowledge of the benefit system and of the services available to young people in the area

  • The ability to use logical processes for solving problems and making decisions, with particular focus on Risk Assessment and Safeguarding

  • The required skills to prepare and facilitate group work sessions with young people.

  • A positive commitment to Equality and Diversity, and a working knowledge of other cultures and religions.

 

In return we can offer a range of employee benefits including; competitive salary, five weeks annual holiday plus bank holidays (rising to six weeks plus bank holidays), contributory pension scheme, life assurance and childcare voucher scheme.

Depaul strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

If you require information to be sent to you in an alternative format please let us know by contacting recruitment@depaulcharity.org.uk or 0207 939 1250.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is a requirement for this post. Our recruitment checks, induction and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients.

 

Closing date:    02/03/18 at midday

Interview date: 15/03/18

 

Please complete the below application documents and return to recruitment@depaulcharity.org.uk  by no later than the closing date and time stated above as applications received after the deadline will not be put forward for shortlisting,  

CVs will also not be considered.

We kindly request no contact from Recruitment or Media Agencies.

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

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