Would you like a meaningful job that makes a difference, with flexibility and real potential for growth?
The Salvation Army Housing Association (SAHA) is an organisation that provides a range of housing and varied support services to vulnerable people. Our aim is to support people in achieving their full potential. We are currently going through a large period of growth and have vacancies for Relief Support Workers.
Position: Relief Support Worker
Location: Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset (Commutable from Bristol, Bridgwater, Wells, Burnham on sea and surrounding areas)
Job type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: Flexible relief hours (Zero Hours Contracts)
Salary: £10.22 per hour for day shifts and £8.36 per hour for night shifts
Closing date: 11 January 2019
Interview dates: TBC
About the role:
Our Weston-Super-Mare and Clevedon Services provide supported accommodation for a range of clients, specifically young people between the ages of 16-25, young mums and those with a history of substance misuse. Clients may stay for up to 6 months within our Service.
The Services are staffed 24 hours a day by an experienced team who have experience with working with young people with complex needs.
We are looking to develop our pool of relief staff and are looking for individuals who can support and cover shifts over weekdays, weekends and nights.
You will effectively support with the management of the full range of housing clients in order to help them move towards independent living.
To be considered for this role you will have experience in providing effective support to clients within a supported housing environment. You will possess a clear understanding of the service delivery and resources available for those within supported housing to help them move towards independent living.
You will ensure that all service users are given the security and support to maximise their independence, dignity and choice in accordance with the aims of the project. Strong administration and communication skills are essential.
Candidates will need a patient and calm professional manner and a fair, non-discriminatory and non-judgemental approach.
A Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Certificate will be required for this role.
The Salvation Army Housing Association (SAHA) is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community,
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Relief Support Worker, Relief Worker, Support Assistant, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Care Worker, Not for Profit, Social Care, Volunteer, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant, Community Care, Healthcare Assistant, Vulnerable People, Social Worker etc.