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Senior Support Worker – Dibden Road

Part time, 24hrs per week. Salary £25,119 - £29,269 pro rata, plus sleep in allowance of £70.47

Closing date: 19/04/2024

St Martins, has a  part time vacancy for a Senior Support Worker at Dibden Road, St Martins’ 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. Service users will be empowered to live more independently, ensuring that each person has a greater choice and control over every aspect of their life.

The post holder will be part of a team assessing residents’ abilities and developing an achievable resettlement action plan for individual residents, involving them, and getting them to work together with other residents where appropriate and review progress of assigned residents.

We are looking for:

  • Someone with the passion and drive to support anyone finding themselves in this situation.
  • Evidence of emotional resilience and tenacity to provide support during the night, even when faced with resistance.
  • Experience of supporting people who have poor mental health, addictions or who are ex-offenders.
  • Ability and willingness to be flexible and work unsociable hours, including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays and cover sleep-ins.

You can expect:

  • The support and guidance of working for one of the top 5 best charities to work for, in the Best Companies list 2023.
  • A comprehensive training programme, whilst gaining experience in the fields of criminal justice, social care, mental health, and housing law.
  • You will have a personal development programme tailored to your interests within our field of work.
  • Up to 29 days holiday and from your first day an additional ‘birthday’ holiday to be taken in your birthday month.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)- that provides a 24hr helpline to support you and those living at the same address (over the age of 16) through any of life’s issues or problems. Including up to 6 sessions of face-to-face, telephone or online counselling, per issue, per year, including CBT.
  • We offer access to a service that provides team members and people living at that address, GP appointments 24/7 365 days a year accessible from anywhere in the world.
  • Keep more of what you earn by taking advantage of our salary sacrifice schemes! Team members can benefit from lower tax contributions and increased payments into their pension. In addition, St Martins offers non-cash benefits, such as the purchase of high value items such as bikes and technology, including laptops and smartphones.
  • Access to discounted products and services, including: ‘Blue Light’ discount card, ‘Perkbox’, wellbeing platform, Pension scheme and life insurance.

For further information on the role, please contact Sharna O’Brien, Dibden Road Manager on 01603 413 820.

For an application pack, please download the below documents or email hradmin@stmartinshousing.org.uk. 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.

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