Bank Staff for Housing Support Workers – HARP

Bank Staff for Housing Support Workers – HARP

HARP (Homeless Action Resource Project) is an exciting and innovative organisation for the homeless that provides accommodation, advice and support tailored to the specific needs of homeless people in the Southend-on-Sea area to enable them to live independently within the community.

We are looking for experienced and passionate people to join our relief worker bank to cover recruitment, weekends, sickness, maternity and other absences in a range of supported housing projects in the Southend and Westcliff area.

All relief workers placed in a housing support worker capacity will work as part of a team, cover core key working duties and will need to have a good understanding of the issues involved in delivering effective support services to a range of homeless and vulnerable people.

Relief workers are casual workers who are called on as and when required and will need to be able to work flexibly and be willing to work shifts.

The ideal candidate will have:

• Ability to manage difficult situations, and deal with them calmly, efficiently and effectively
• An empathy and understanding for homeless people, especially those who have complex needs.
• The skills to work both on your own initiative and as part of a team, with the availability to work unsociable hours, including evenings, nights, weekends and Bank Holidays

Please refer to the Person Specification to complete the Supporting Statement.

Please quote Ref. HSW Bank. This advert expires on 27th August 2020

If you are interested in this position the job description and person specification detailing the Technical and Professional knowledge required and an application form can be found at our website www.harpsouthend.org.uk using the “Get Involved” tab and then “Careers”.

Recruitment for Bank Staff is run on a continual basis. If you’re interested in this role please submit your application and our team will contact you for interview if your application meets our requirements

SAVS
rsavage@savs-southend.co.uk