Support Coordinator

Following a successful partnership bid with Adur & Worthing Council to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), we are seeking to recruit to a Support Coordinator for Worthing.

The Support Coordinator, works within the Multi-disciplinary Team and accommodation services, to provide holistic wraparound support to 8-10 individuals, experiencing multiple difficulties/exclusions and with a history of long-term rough sleeping. The Support Coordinator role adopts Strength Based, Housing First principles to help people navigate local service provision and effect system change, utilizing the MEAM (Making Every Adult Matter) approach.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, promote self-advocacy/choice/dignity and have the ability to use a strength-based approach to build and sustain meaningful working relationships with people from a variety of background.

This role will also focus on supporting those placed in housing through the Housing First Model and supporting those in temporary accommodation and Turning Tides accommodation who experience multiple difficulties/exclusions.

This is an opportunity to make a real difference to vulnerable people’s lives within our communities through developing our support co-ordination, Housing First offer and service provision in Adur & Worthing.

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:

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 4 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.

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Support Coordinator


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Worthing, West Sussex


22.5 hours a week




£14,842.15 per annum
(FTE £24,736.92)

Closing date:

5th August 2020

Interview date:

To Be Confirmed

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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