Housing First Worker, Hastings

Salary: £24,772 - £26,158 Car User allowance £1,000 per annum

Hours: 37

Location: East Sussex

Closing Date: 28/07/2024

Job Description:

Are you passionate about ending the cycle of rough sleeping for people who have experienced homelessness?

Are you interested in a career in housing support, mental health recovery and wellbeing development?

Come and join Southdown’ team, supporting people who have experienced the trauma of homelessness, to make positive and lasting changes in their lives.

You’ll be joining one of the largest providers of care, support and housing services in Sussex, which we’re proud to say we’ve been doing for over 50 years! In exchange, we can offer some great benefits such as

  • Salary above the Real Living Wage
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance (EAP), Free advice and counselling service
  • Access to Blue Light card
  • Health Care cash back scheme
  • Interest-free Loans
  • Life cover: For staff under the age of 65 years in our pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Access to the Easit Network
  • Free access to financial services and advice through Salary Finance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Free Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Support with Career Progression
  • Supportive working environment.
  • £100 reward for passing your probationary period

You will be joining our Housing First Team, which currently operates in Hastings and Rother. Your working hours will be 9-5 Monday to Thursday, 9-4:30  on Fridays.

We are looking for passionate candidates who are committed to providing trauma-informed support services to individuals with health, housing, and/or substance dependency needs. Access to a car is necessary for this role, but mileage and car user allowance will be paid in addition to your salary.

All new team members will receive training and a full induction to ensure they are equipped to provide the best possible support to our clients.

Southdown is a psychologically informed organisation where the well-being and happiness of our employees matter. We’re committed to creating a positive and compassionate work environment where employees feel valued, respected and inspired to do their best. In addition, we’re a family-friendly employer that recognises the importance of a work-life balance. If you share our values and want to work for an organisation that helps change lives for the better, we want to hear from you!

We are a Disability Confident Employer and are fully committed to supporting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and welcome applications from all candidates that meet our job specifications.  If you feel there is a barrier that potentially prevents you from applying, do get in contact with us at jobs@southdown.org  as we are always happy to discuss (or arrange a discussion we the recruiting manager) to explore if any reasonable adjustments

We aim to get in contact with you within a few days of you applying for Housing First Worker post to confirm if you have been invited to interview.

We very much welcome previous experience in roles such as  , Community Specialist,  Community Care Worker, Caseworker, Complex Care Worker, Social Care Worker. 

Application closing date: 28 July 2024

Interviews will be held: 1 August 2024

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