Full Time Project Worker (Worthing)
Project Worker (Lyndhurst Road, Worthing)
Permanent, Full Time 37.5 hours per week.
Shift patterns including evenings, weekends, and Bank Holidays (between the hours of 8am and 10:30pm)
Salary £21,210 per annum
Turning Tides is a multifunctional, complex needs homelessness organisation that works in Worthing, Adur, Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex. It has over 100 staff and 300 volunteers. Its mission is to end the need to sleep rough.
This role will be part of a team of motivated and dedicated project workers providing a full housing management and support service to our 34 residents. Your role will focus on supporting clients to develop the skills to enable them to resettle back into their community following a period of homelessness.
The role will require you to work a variety of shifts between 8am and 10.30pm including some weekends. You will have experience or knowledge of the issues faced by people experiencing homelessness and the barriers to accessing services. You will be able to support clients with complex needs and will address these needs through effective casework management.
We are looking for people who are passionate about homelessness and who can bring a creative and person centered approach to their work. We operate a harm minimisation model at Lyndhurst Road and seek to support people in a non-judgmental and asset based way.
In order to succeed at this role, candidates should be able to manage and plan their own workload and meet deadlines and targets when required.
You will manage a caseload of clients and being enthusiastic and consistent in order to build rapport with them and achieve positive outcomes is essential. You must be able to work independently and as part of a team to complete the relevant housing management functions of your role required to ensure the smooth running of an accommodation service. Good IT skills are also essential, as is the ability to manage and plan your own workload.
A full job description and person specification along with an application form are available to download from the links below. Please be advised that we will only accept applications made on our application form and do not accept CVs.
Closing date for vacancies: Midnight on Thursday 27th June 2019
Interview date: Tuesday 9th July 2019
No agencies please.
Turning Tides requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. Successful applicants (dependent on role) are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Please note that we will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.