Relief Project Workers (North of County)

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

The Role

We are searching for motivated and committed people to join our team of Relief Project Workers, with flexibility to work across the North of the County at our residential projects or in the community on a need led basis. The role involves supporting teams with the day to day running of services as well as motivating, empowering and supporting clients.

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.

About You

Turning Tides is committed to developing psychologically informed environments that encompass key concepts of this approach, including ‘elastic tolerance;’ and strengths-based working. As such, candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work flexibly and creatively to create a culture that supports these values.


Interviews are ongoing.

No agencies please.

A full job description and specification document is available to download from our website.

To apply, please ensure you complete an online application form, including your responses to the questions and upload a copy of your CV.  We also require you to complete an Equal Opportunities Questionnaire.

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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).

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Contact us

Relief Project Workers (North of County)


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Horsham, East Grinstead, Burgess Hill and Mid-Sussex


Zero hours
Mainly Evenings and Weekends
Waking Night shifts: 10pm – 8.30am


£12.38 per hour, plus £25 supplement for waking night cover per shift

Closing date:

29th February 2024

Interview date:

To be arranged; however, candidates may be invited to interview before the closing date.

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.