22 Jul Bank Staff for Support Workers
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 sickness, maternity and other absences at our 18-bed emergency hostel, 20 bed Women’s hostel and busy day centre.
All relief workers placed in a support worker capacity will work as part of a team, cover core assessment and 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.
• Have the skills to work both on your own initiative and as part of a team, with th availability to work unsociable hours, including evenings, nights, weekends and Bank Holidays
For more information and to apply, please download an application form from our website, www.harpsouthend.org.uk , clicking on “Get Involved” and then “Careers” or contact Clive Franceschi on 01702 615000. Please quote reference BC BANK.
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