Project Worker (G)
Project Worker Harlow, Essex
Hours Part time, 25 hours per week
Salary £11,700 – £12,652 per annum (dependent on experience)
Are you passionate about supporting homeless vulnerable people? Do you enjoy working in a challenging environment?
We have a part-time vacancy for a Project Worker to provide housing management support at our homeless supported housing scheme at St Andrews Meadow in Harlow, Essex. If this is of interest then we would love to hear from you.
Our staff have the power to make a huge difference to the lives of people who are homeless. They provide practical support and guidance to customers on aspects such as rent and support them to ultimately achieve their potential, and secure their own accommodation.
We are looking for enthusiastic, empathetic, reliable, energetic, flexible, creative and proactive people. The ideal candidate will have excellent people, planning and organisational skills and be able to work under pressure. You will also need to be flexible, highly motivated and be committed to tackling inequality.
The aim of our services is to ensure our customers achieve their goals and aspirations through the support, encouragement and guidance of our staff. The schemes are accommodation based environments that support single homeless people who may have experienced drug, alcohol, substance misuse problems, and/or have varying support needs. A successful outcome is achieved when our customers can move on to more suitable long-term accommodation, appropriate to their needs. You will also be required to provide housing management to another property in Harlow – Crabb Farm.
You’ll be a true team player responsible for creating and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all individuals in your service, using your own initiative to ensure appropriate responses to any issues. In this role you will assist in maintaining an agreed standard of cleanliness across the service, undertake regular routine inspections of the premises to check safety and security of the premises and customers in line with the requirements of the service. You’ll naturally be able to build good relationships with customers and their families in a receptive and informative manner, at a pace and level consistent with their abilities preference and beliefs.
We trust you’ll have a flexible attitude and be willing to undertake any task your customer, manager or other senior managers reasonably ask of you taking into account your role and location. To be successful in this role, you’ll be able to work in an environment where you have to respond to crisis situations as well as using your initiative to solve problems. We’ll ask you to report appropriately and in a timely manner to managers.
Previous housing management experience would be needed for this role as you’ll be supporting single homeless people that can display challenging behavior. You’ll be required to lone work and use your own initiative which will need a strong willed and confident individual.
The salary for the role will be £11,700 – £12,652 per year (based on experience). You will work 25 hours per week (full time equivalent is 39 hours per week). You will work on a weekly rota between the hours of (Apply online only) Monday to Friday.
We fully endorse career development and have a great reputation for rewarding our staff. Benefits include 26 days annual leave, the possibility of flexible working, significant opportunities for learning and development and the opportunity to make a difference to how Notting Hill Genesis evolves in the coming years.
For further information or an informal conversation regarding the role please contact Tom Bullock at Retinue Solutions (phone number removed) (url removed) Applications should be made on the Notting Hill Genesis website https://(url removed)/board/Genesis
You will need to supply your CV and a supporting statement (detailing your suitability for the role as outlined in the role profile). You can access the role profile on the Notting Hill Genesis website or request a copy from Retinue.
Advert closes – Tuesday 03 December 2019
Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
Salary: £11700 – £12652/annum Excellent Benefits
Job Type: Permanent, Part Time
Location: Harlow, Essex
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