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Senior Support Worker – Bishopbridge House

Full time - 36hrs per week. Salary £25,119 - £29,269 (pro rata) depending on experience.

Closing date: 08/12/2023

St Martins has a vacancy for a full time Senior Support Worker at Bishopbridge House, St Martin’s 30-bed direct access hostel.  The hostel aims to provide an effective life skills and resettlement service for single homeless people.

The post holders will assess residents’ abilities and develop 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, 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 is essential.

You can expect:

  • 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.
  • Access to discounted products and services, including: ‘Blue Light’ discount card, ‘Perkbox’, wellbeing platform, cycle to work scheme, Pension scheme and life insurance.
  • The support and guidance of working for one of the top 5 best charities to work for, in the Best Companies list 2023.

If you would like further information about the role, please contact Alex Colahan, Manager of Bishopbridge House, on 01603 666563.

For an application pack, please download the below documents or email

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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