Support Worker (East Grinstead)
East Grinstead - Support Worker (permanent)
Salary – £21,210 full time equivalent, per annum
18.75 hours per week
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.
The role is based within our East Grinstead residential service consisting of 3 adjacent properties with 14 single rooms and shared facilities. There is an office on site and a large rear garden. As a single service, it provides medium to low support, with you as a dedicated support worker. The scheme exists to help single homeless people who need accommodation within a supported environment and who may otherwise be exposed to the effects of rough sleeping, loneliness and isolation.
You will work on a needs led and case work basis in order to ensure residents wellbeing and connectivity within the wider community. There is some preparation of evening meals.
You must be resilient, creative and passionate about supporting people, with the skills to make difficult decisions when needed and have a robust approach to managing risk and crises. You must be able to work independently and as part of a team, be able to plan and manage your own workload, have good IT skills and meet deadlines and targets when required.
A full job description and person specification along with an application form are available 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: Midday on Monday 3rd June 2019
Interview date: Thursday 13th June 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 haven’t heard from us within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.