Relief Project Workers (Nights & Weekends)

Are you looking for an opportunity to start a career in the homeless sector?

Turning Tides is a multifunctional, complex needs homelessness organisation that works in Worthing, Adur, Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex. It has over 150 staff and 250 volunteers. Its mission is to end local homelessness.

Turning Tides are searching for motivated and committed people to join the organisation’s team of Relief Project Workers, with flexibility to work across residential projects or community hubs on a needs led basis.

The role involves supporting teams with the day to day running of services as well as motivating, empowering and supporting clients, whether in supported accommodation or the community hubs.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain some experience of the organisation, delivering a breadth of homelessness services to a variety of clients. Relief Work can often provide experience to develop into further roles and opportunities with Turning Tides or within the sector, with access to Turning Tides training programme to support the role and further professional development.

The successful candidate will need to enjoy working with people, have a “can do” attitude and show commitment, resilience, empathy and good basic admin and IT skills.

The majority of services are based within Worthing but we also require cover at our services in Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex.

We are currently looking for Relief Workers who are available to work night-time and weekend shifts:

Lyndhurst Road – 34 bed assessment service with 24 hour staffing in Worthing

Byron and Manor Road – 15 bed complex needs and 14 bed move on service in Worthing

Selden Road– 28 bed CQC registered recovery service in Worthing

St Clare’s – Community Hub, Worthing

Littlehampton Hub – Community Hub, Littlehampton

A full job description and person specification along with an application form are available to download from the 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: Monday 21 June

Interview date: Ongoing

No agencies please.

Turning Tides 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 Coronovirus Act 2020. Additional information and advice, including an individual employee Covid-19 risk-assessment will be carried out prior to commencement of employment.

Turning Tides supports the #FlexFrom1st campaign and gives the right to request flexible working from day one of employment.

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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Relief Project Workers (Nights & Weekends)

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Location:

Worthing, Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid-Sussex

Contract:

Zero hours
Daytime shifts: can be 8am-4pm, 2pm-10.30pm
Waking Night shifts: 10pm – 8.30am

Salary:

£9.49 per hour, plus £25 supplement for waking night cover per shift

Closing date:

21st June 2021

Interview date:

Interviews ongoing
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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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