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Senior Support Worker - Croydon, £24,000p/a

Senior Support Worker - Croydon, £24,000p/a

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    Drug and Alcohol, Supported Housing, Social Care & Housing

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    £0 - 24k per year

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    Social Care Team

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    over 2 years ago

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Senior Support Worker – Housing and Support


£24,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Benefits: Competitive salary, comprehensive training and development programme, 25 days’ annual leave (exclusive of 8 Bank Holidays), occupational sick pay, contributory group pension scheme, free life assurance and salary sacrifice schemes (eg. childcare vouchers).

Closing Deadline: Monday 16th January 2017

Interview Dates: Thursday 26th January 2017

Would you jump at an opportunity to work for one of London’s largest providers of homelessness accommodation? Are you passionate about providing a high-quality support service to single homeless customers with complex needs?

About the Organisation:

TPP’s client, a leading homelessness charity in London, provide supported housing for homeless people. They provide solutions to homelessness through shelter, support and advice to over 1500 each year across four London Boroughs.

The Role:

The aim of the role is to support and empower customers to increase their life skills, self-management and confidence to successfully sustain independent living. This is achieved through the provision of individualised support, tailored to the specific needs of the homeless adults and young people who use the service. The service you will be based at is for homeless and rough sleeping men and women with complex needs, predominantly with substance use issues and/or mental health. Each Senior Support Worker co-ordinates the support clients; they provide intensive key working supplemented by in-reach provided by specialist agencies relating to alcohol or drug use, mental health or physical health needs.

About you:

As well as having experience of supporting vulnerable people to achieve independent living, you must have a clear understanding of why people become homeless, and the needs and challenges they face. You will be required to take on a caseload of customers, with responsibility for key working, and co-ordinating support packages. You will be part of a dedicated and supportive team, and so will need to demonstrate a positive and inclusive approach. You must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, and be competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications.

How to apply:

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.

If you are interested in this position or know someone that is, please send across an updated CV. For a confidential chat please don’t hesitate to call me on (020) 7 198 6070, or you may email myself directly and I will be in touch.

If you are shortlisted, we will send you an application form to complete.

Closing Deadline: Monday 16th January 2017

Interview Dates: Thursday 26th January 2017

We value diversity at TPP and welcome applications from all sections of the community.