Homeless Hub Support Worker
HOMELESS SUPPORT WORKER (Stonepillow Chichester Hub/Day Centre Service)
Fixed-Term Contract 10 Months
Salary £19,290pa 33 days Annual Leave (which includes bank holidays)
Working on an average of 36.5 hours per week Monday to Friday
Stonepillow offers shelter, information and support to empower homeless and vulnerable people to make positive changes in their lives.
You will be working within Stonepillow’s homeless drop-in Day Centre that provides clients with access to a range of facilities including food, shower and laundry facilities as well as assistance with benefit claims, housing options, an onsite GP surgery and a needle exchange service. You may also be asked to travel to other projects within Chichester and Bognor Regis. At times you will also be required to work within the Chichester hostel.
Ideally you will have experience of working with homelessness as well as substance misuse and/or mental health issues. A working knowledge of safeguarding and implementing individual support plans and risk assessments are desirable.
It is essential that you will have a non-judgmental and enabling approach to supporting single homeless and vulnerable adults and have experience and knowledge of Health, Housing and Work issues facing clients who are in recovery.
Closing date: Tuesday 31st March 2020
An Enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.