Advice and Assessment Worker (Fixed Term until 01 October 2022)

Turning Tides is a multifunctional, complex needs homelessness organisation that works in Worthing, Adur, Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex. It has over 170 staff and 300 volunteers. Its mission is to end local homelessness.

This post is part funded by the Lotteries Community Fund. This role is an exciting opportunity to make a difference within the local community of Worthing. Supporting people to make substantial changes is challenging and highly rewarding work and Worthing Community Hub takes great pride in the role that it has in marshalling community support for some of the most vulnerable people in our town.

Working from the Worthing Community Hub, the Advice and Assessment Worker (AAW) is the first point of contact for clients in crisis in the community. Working closely with Turning Tides specialist support workers and other local agencies, the AAW will pull together a network of support specifically tailored to individual client needs.

This role is fixed term until 01 October 2022.

You must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to manage and plan your own workload and meet deadlines and targets is essential. Good IT Skills are a must.

A full job description and person specification along with an application form are available to download from our website.

To apply, please ensure you complete an application form, including your responses to the shortlisting criteria (in Person Specification), along with a completed Equal Opportunities Questionnaire.

You can either fill out these forms online or download them from the right and send to: recruitment@turning-tides.org.uk. Please note Turning Tides do not accept CV’s.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 02 February 2022

Interview date: TBC

No agencies please.

Turning Tides is an equal opportunities employer which aims to create an environment which respects and welcomes everyone and is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities it serves. The organisation values, respects and celebrates diversity. Turning Tides encourages applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history.

Turning Tides are a ‘Covid-secure’ employer and have taken all necessary measures to protect our employees in line with the latest Government guidance and the Coronavirus Act 2020. Additional information and advice, including an individual employee Covid-19 risk-assessment will be carried out prior to commencement of employment.

Our organization supports the #FlexFrom1st campaign and gives the right to request flexible working from day one of employment.  Turning Tides are also proud to be a #BantheBoxUK employer, joining more than 160 companies reducing barriers to employment for ex-offenders https://www.bitc.org.uk/programmes/ban-box/why-should-we-ban-box

Please be aware of Turning Tides’ Privacy Policy, which is available to view by visiting: https://www.turning-tides.org.uk/about-us/privacy-policy/

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 Turning Tides will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from the organisation within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.

                      

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Advice and Assessment Worker (Fixed Term until 01 October 2022)

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Location:

St Clare’s Community Hub - Worthing

Contract:

25 hours per week
including Saturday working

Salary:

£16,518.37 per annum
(FTE £24,777.56)

Closing date:

2nd February 2022

Interview date:

Interview date TBC
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Support us to make a difference​

Millions of people in England are only one pay cheque away from being homeless.

Turning Tides have provided support to thousands of local men and women in West Sussex for almost 30 years.

We provide a warm, safe space to listen to anyone who comes to us for help. Our support services empower people to find the strength and belief in themselves to create a brighter future.

Together we can make a difference and end homelessness where you live.

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