Assistant Hostel Support Worker
Working on a 3 day on, 3 day off rota.
Salary £17,020 pa
33 days annual leave (incl. bank holidays)
Based in Bognor Regis
Stonepillow offers shelter, information and support to empower homeless and vulnerable people to make positive changes in their lives.
Recently Stonepillow has gone through a number of organisational changes, including the 2 Night Shelters being radically updated to now offering 24-hour support in both, meaning we now need to an Assistant Support Worker in our Bognor Hostel.
Within this role you will be working within one of the Stonepillow Hostels that provide clients with short-term accommodation, identifying their needs, and looking at a suitable move on plan into long-term accommodation.
Your role is to assist the Support Worker support homeless adults who may be experiencing a number of complexities including Mental Health and/or Substance misuse issues or who may be in some other way socially disadvantaged.
The aim of the role is to support clients in our hostel by providing a safe, supportive and non-judgmental service. Duties will include monitoring access to the building and ensuring that the hostel is kept clean and safe, carrying out environment checks and taking appropriate action to maintain the condition of the building. Good communication skills are essential as you will need to interact with service users and other professionals.
You will have a non-judgmental and enabling approach to supporting single homeless and vulnerable adults and have experience and knowledge of Health, Housing and Work issues facing service users who are in recovery.
If you wish to be considered for this post, please return your completed application form to email@example.com or Stonepillow, St Joseph's, Hunston Road, Chichester, West Sussex, PO20 1NP.
Please remember to read the guidance notes prior to completing your application form. An enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.
Closing date: Wednesday 15th August
Please Note: CV’s will not be accepted instead of a completed application form.