We are looking to recruit Locum Support Workers at St Martins, to provide cover across our Services:
Somewhere Safe to Stay Hub – Our Hub that provides a safe place to stay for a person who is already sleeping rough, has a history of rough sleeping or at imminent risk of rough sleeping.
Bishopbridge House – Our 30-bed direct access hostel. The hostel aims to provide an effective life skills and resettlement service for single homeless people.
Dibden Road – Our 23 bed hostel. The hostel aims to support men at risk of social exclusion who are aged 18 and above to establish their housing pathway into independent living.
St Martins House – is a 23-bed hostel which will provide ‘second stage’ accommodation for people who want to take the next step towards independent living.
Webster Court – is a two-storey block design consisting of 33 apartments, providing housing and care for people aged over 50- many of whom are physically frail and have mental health issues such as dementia and experienced homelessness at some point in their lives.
Highwater House – a 22 bed residential care home, providing care and support for adults with mental health and substance misuse issues. The focus is on delivering Trauma Informed Care (TIC) in a Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE).
Community Housing – to work at the community housing service, providing 1 – 1 support to individuals accommodated there, in accordance with their support and action plan in order to promote independent living and move on.
Pathways Outreach – our outreach service that determines whether or not someone is appropriately accommodated and if not, develop a support pathway plan that firstly addresses their immediate future.
Pathways Projects – supporting clients in properties in the community which aims to provide effective life skills.
We are looking for:
- Someone with the passion and drive to work for Norwich’s largest charity supporting the most vulnerable people in the region.
- Evidence of emotional resilience and tenacity to provide support, even when faced with resistance.
- Ability and willingness to be flexible and work unsociable hours, including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays at short notice.
- The support and guidance of working for one of the top 5 best charities to work for, in the Best Companies list 2023
- To be successful you will be confident, adaptable, conscientious, be able to demonstrate empathy with the people who use our services and the determination to make a difference.
You can expect:
- The opportunity to work across our key homeless services projects and gain valuable experience.
- Possibility of gaining a permanent support role in the homeless sector.
- Flexibility to work around your other commitments.
- A comprehensive training programme and the opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of the range of support provided by St Martins.
- Access to discounted products and services, including: ‘Blue Light’ discount card, ‘Perkbox’, wellbeing platform and Pension scheme.
For an informal chat about the role, please call Helen Barber, HR Manager on 01603 667706.
For an application pack, please download the below documents or email email@example.com. Once completed, please send to the same address.
St Martins is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. An enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants.