Location: Newham, London
Salary: Up to £11.71 per hour
Posted: 7 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Health & Social Care
Contact Name: Colette Niles

Support Worker - Rough Sleepers / Homelessness

Job Description

Our client is one of the largest providers of supported accommodation services various clients such as young people, clients with a history of homelessness, mental health or substance misuse issues. They aim to help vulnerable people find opportunities to change their lives and futures.

Position Available: Support Workers - Rough Sleepers / Homelessness (Newham), £11.71 per hour, 37.5 hours per week, temp ongoing

Role Purpose:

Newham Hotel

Central is urgently recruiting for an experienced Support Worker to work in the Newham area. In this role, candidates will be based in a hotel set up to house rough sleepers with high needs in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Candidates will hold a caseload of clients, and work with a person-centred approach to deliver needs and risk assessments. The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working across Monday - Friday with occasional weekend work.

Cover is required for a 12 week-period initially, with a possibility of extension and candidates will primarily work mid-shifts of 10AM - 6PM or 11AM - 7PM.

The pay rate for this role is £11.71 per hour totalling £13.12 inclusive of holiday pay.

To apply for this role, candidates must have experience of working with high needs clients and have previous experience of holding a caseload. Candidates must have previously completed needs and risk assessments and have demonstrable experience of working with clients to successfully move-on.

Candidates must be able to commence work as soon as possible as the service is due to open on 11th May.

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like to apply for this post, please forward your CV for consideration to

*Please note the above outlined experience is the 'minimum' first stage criteria for this role, we will therefore be unable to consider your application unless you are able to demonstrate a relevant work history in line with this position.


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Health&Social Care only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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