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Senior Support Worker / Youth Worker (Homelessness / Gangs and Youth Violence)

Closing date25th October 2020

Hours: 37.5 per week. Working on shift which is 5 days a week over a 7 day rota, including early mornings, evenings and weekends.

About the Role

The service is an 87 bed supported housing service for young people aged 16-24 years with a range of complex needs, including experience of homelessness or rough sleeping, substance misuse, mental ill health and offending. The role will require you to work alongside our customers, as part of a multidisciplinary team, to help identify their strengths and skills so they can achieve their goals and aspirations. Managing all aspects of service delivery including casework management and the daily running of busy hostels and promoting an inclusive and passionate culture.

About You

This post presents an exciting opportunity to be an integral part of the development and delivery of services that support young people affiliated to criminal activity. In this specialist role you will be expected to work directly with vulnerable clients who are involved with gang culture and violent crime. You’ll play a vital role in supporting individual’s to create opportunities to move away from their gang membership into productive members of the wider community. 

As well as having experience of supporting vulnerable people who are at risk of offending, youth violence and gang affiliation to achieve independent living, you must have a clear understanding of why people become homeless, and the needs and challenges they face. We’re ideally looking for you to have worked in a similar service or hostel environment before. 



Benefits:

  • As part of your employment package with us, we offer:

  • a competitive salary, comprehensive training and development programme, 

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing each year to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays after 5 years

  • option to buy or sell annual leave up to one week’s annual leave

  • a health cash plan providing cash back towards healthcare bills and other wellbeing benefits

  • occupational sick pay

  • contributory group pension scheme

  • free life assurance

  • cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans


About Evolve Housing + Support

Evolve is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 2,000 people each year.

 

We believe in building on people’s strengths, aspirations and goals to help break the cycle of homelessness and help them move forward with their lives.

We offer a programme of support tailored to meet people’s individual needs, including housing, employment and skills training, mentoring and counselling. We work with young parents and children at risk of exclusion to build the skills and resilience that can help prevent homelessness. We campaign to end street homelessness. We build affordable homes to help people move on to an independent life.

Our mission is to help children, young people and adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness reach their potential, and move on to live happy, fulfilled lives.

Your application

Evolve Housing + Support is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.

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Location Stockwell

Salary 26,780

Contract type Permanent

Support Worker

Closing date25th October 2020

Support Worker x2

Closing date: 18 October 2020

Aim of the role: To support and empower our customers to increase their life skills

Location: Stockwell

Salary:  £23,690.00

Contract:  1x Permanent Contract & 1x Fixed Term Contract for 9 Months

Hours:  37.5 per week, working on shift which is 5 days a week over a 7 day rota, including early mornings, evenings and weekends. 

Benefits:  

As part of your employment package with us, we offer:

  • a competitive salary, comprehensive training and development programme, 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing each year to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays after 5 years  
  • option to buy or sell annual leave up to one week’s annual leave
  • a health cash plan providing cash back towards healthcare bills and other wellbeing benefits
  • occupational sick pay
  • contributory group pension scheme
  • free life assurance
  • cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans

About the Role

The service is an 87 bed supported housing service for young people aged 16-24 years with a range of complex needs, including experience of homelessness or rough sleeping, substance misuse, mental ill health and offending. The role will require you to work alongside our customers, as part of a multi-disciplinary team, to help identify their strengths and skills so they can achieve their goals and aspirations. Managing all aspects of service delivery including casework management and the daily running of busy hostels and promoting an inclusive and passionate culture.

About You 

This post presents an exciting opportunity to be an integral part of the development and delivery of services that support young people affiliated to criminal activity. In this role you will be expected to work directly with vulnerable clients who are disadvantaged. As well as having experience of supporting vulnerable people to achieve independent living, you must have a clear understanding of why people become homeless, and the needs and challenges they face.

This position plays a vital role in supporting individual’s to create better life opportunities to and become productive members of the wider community. You will be expected to work with internal and external partners to set and achieve long lasting and realistic gaols. 

As part of this role you will be required to take on a caseload of customers, with responsibility for key working groups and individual sessions on a weekly basis. This will include co-ordinating support packages and proactively ensuring all required tasks and activities are completed.

You may be required to provide coaching and guidance to your colleagues to assist yours and their professional development. You will be part of a dedicated and supportive team, and so will need to demonstrate a positive and inclusive approach. You must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, and be competent in the use of Microsoft Office Word and Excel applications.

About Evolve Housing + Support

Evolve is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 2,000 people each year.

We believe in building on people’s strengths, aspirations and goals to help break the cycle of homelessness and help them move forward with their lives.

We offer a programme of support tailored to meet people’s individual needs, including housing, employment and skills training, mentoring and counselling. We work with young parents and children at risk of exclusion to build the skills and resilience that can help prevent homelessness. We campaign to end street homelessness. We build affordable homes to help people move on to an independent life.

Our mission is to help children, young people and adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness reach their potential, and move on to live happy, fulfilled lives.

Your application

Evolve Housing + Support is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.

Please ensure that your answers give a clear outline of how your application meets the criteria for this job.


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Location Stockwell

Salary £23,690.00

Contract type Permanent

Support Worker Roles

Closing date1st November 2020

Support Worker Roles

Closing date:  1st November 2020 at 23:59

Aim of the role:   To support and empower our customers to increase their life skills

Location:                 Croydon Town Centre - Adult services

Salary: £23,690 - £24,720 per annum depending on skills and experience.

Contract:    Permanent

Hours:                     37.5 per week.  Working on shift, including early mornings, evenings and weekends. 

A typical shift pattern (may be subject to some variation dependent on the needs of specific services):

Early – 7:00 – 15:00

Mid -  10:00 – 18:00 or 12:00 to 20:00

Late – 14:00- 22:00

Benefits:

As part of your employment package with us, we offer:

  • a competitive salary, comprehensive training and development programme, 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing each year to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays after 5 years  
  • option to buy or sell annual leave up to one week’s annual leave
  • a health cash plan providing cash back towards healthcare bills and other wellbeing benefits
  • occupational sick pay
  • contributory group pension scheme
  • free life assurance
  • cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans

Covid-19

Our priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our colleagues and the homeless people we house and support.

We are fully complying with the Government’s Laws and guidance on social distancing and infection control, to keep our colleagues and homeless residents safe throughout the pandemic. All of our policies and procedures have been updated to ensure covid-safe working practices are followed. We have installed screens between desks in offices within our supported accommodation, and changed layouts and use of meeting rooms in our services to ensure maximum social distancing. All colleagues have access to PPE and hand sanitiser in the workplace. Our Head Office is currently closed, with all central teams working from home, and we will continue to review this situation on an ongoing basis.

About the Role

You will support the people we work with, our customers, to reach their potential and improve their quality of life through aspirational goal setting.  You will engage with and empower them to:

  • Identify their strengths as part of our asset-based approach and identify their needs, opportunities, rights and responsibilities
  • Plan what they want to achieve and take appropriate action
  • Take part in activities and opportunities that generate aspiration and confidence

You will act as the link between the people we work with and a range of local authority and community and voluntary sector providers.  You will also act as shift lead as well as coaching and supporting colleagues as required.

About You

As well as having experience of supporting vulnerable people to achieve independent living, you must have a clear understanding of why people become homeless, and the needs and challenges they face.

You will be required to take on a caseload of customers, with responsibility for key working, co-ordinating support packages and proactively ensuring all required tasks and activities are completed.

You will provide coaching and guidance to your colleagues to assist their professional development.

You will be part of a dedicated and supportive team, and so will need to demonstrate a positive and inclusive approach. You must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, and be competent in the use of Microsoft Office Word and Excel applications.

About Evolve Housing + Support

Evolve is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 2,000 people each year.

We believe in building on people’s strengths, aspirations and goals to help break the cycle of homelessness and help them move forward with their lives.

We offer a programme of support tailored to meet people’s individual needs, including housing, employment and skills training, mentoring and counselling. We work with young parents and children at risk of exclusion to build the skills and resilience that can help prevent homelessness. We campaign to end street homelessness. We build affordable homes to help people move on to an independent life.

Our mission is to help children, young people and adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness reach their potential, and move on to live happy, fulfilled lives.

Your application

Evolve Housing + Support is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.

Please ensure that your answers give a clear outline of how your application meets the criteria for this job. We will be shortlisting as applications are received and may close the recruitment process should we receive sufficient numbers of applications.


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Location Croydon Town Centre

Salary £23,690-£24,720.00

Contract type Permanent

Resettlement Worker

Closing date26th October 2020

Closing date:   

26 October 2020

Aim of the role:  

To identify appropriate move on routes for all customers and provide practical support and guidance to help customers move on positively from the service. 

Salary:  

£24,720.00  per annum

Contract:  

Permanent 

Hours:   

37.5 per week (morning and evening shifts) Monday - Friday

Location:     

Upper Norwood

Benefits:   

 As part of your employment package with us, we offer:

  • a competitive salary, comprehensive training and development programme, 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing each year to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays after 5 years 
  • option to buy or sell annual leave up to one week’s annual leave
  • a health cash plan providing cash back towards healthcare bills and other wellbeing benefits
  • occupational sick pay
  • contributory group pension scheme
  • free life assurance
  • cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans

About the Role

This role requires you to support our customers in finding suitable move on accommodation from Fitze Millennium  Centre.

About You

As well as having experience of supporting vulnerable people to achieve independent living, you must have a clear understanding of why people become homeless, and the needs and challenges they face.

You will be required to take on a caseload of customers, with responsibility to promote a variety of move on options in a variety of methods to customers including one to one contact, work shop sessions or drop-ins.

You will be part of a dedicated and supportive team, and so will need to demonstrate a positive and inclusive approach. You must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, and be competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications.

About Evolve Housing + Support

Evolve Housing + Support work in the London Boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, and the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. We are the third largest provider of homelessness accommodation in London and work with people of all ages, providing housing, support and guidance to empower them towards independent living and to building a better life.

Your application

Evolve Housing + Support is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.

Please ensure that your answers give a clear outline of how your application meets the criteria for this job.

Covid Statement

Our priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our colleagues and the homeless people we house and support.

We are fully complying with the Government’s Laws and guidance on social distancing and infection control, to keep our colleagues and homeless residents safe throughout the pandemic. All of our policies and procedures have been updated to ensure covid-safe working practices are followed. We have installed screens between desks in offices within our supported accommodation, and changed layouts and use of meeting rooms in our services to ensure maximum social distancing. All colleagues have access to PPE and hand sanitiser in the workplace. Our Head Office is currently closed, with all central teams working from home, and we will continue to review this situation on an ongoing basis.



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Location Upper Norwood

Salary £24,720.00

Contract type Permanent

Housekeeping Assistant

Closing date2nd November 2020

Housekeeping assistant

Closing date:   2 November 2020

Contract:  Permanent

Salary:    £20,760.00 per annum

Hours:      37.5 per week working Monday to Friday

Location:   Upper Norwood

Benefits:

As part of your employment package with us, we offer:

  • a competitive salary, comprehensive training and development programme, 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing each year to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays after 5 years 
  • option to buy or sell annual leave up to one week’s annual leave
  • a health cash plan providing cash back towards healthcare bills and other wellbeing benefits
  • occupational sick pay
  • contributory group pension scheme
  • free life assurance
  • cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans

Covid-19                         

Our priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our colleagues and the homeless people we house and support.

We are fully complying with the Government’s Laws and guidance on social distancing and infection control, to keep our colleagues and homeless residents safe throughout the pandemic. All of our policies and procedures have been updated to ensure covid-safe working practices are followed. We have installed screens between desks in offices within our supported accommodation, and changed layouts and use of meeting rooms in our services to ensure maximum social distancing. All colleagues have access to PPE and hand sanitiser in the workplace. Our Head Office is currently closed, with all central teams working from home, and we will continue to review this situation on an ongoing basis.

About the role

You will be required to clean communal spaces, staff offices, and void rooms

About you

As well as being motivated, committed and personable, the post holder should have:

  • Some experience of working in a cleaning / housekeeping role
  • A reasonable standard of numeracy, literacy and IT skills. 
  • An understanding of and commitment to Diversity & Equality
  • The ability to show empathy to disadvantaged groups
  • Good communication skills both orally, written and electronic 
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • The ability to maintain a good standard of written records
  • The ability to work changing shift patterns, including evenings and weekends as required
  • The ability to remain enthusiastic and committed in the role 
  • The ability use initiative

About Evolve Housing + Support

Evolve Housing and Support work in the London Boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, and the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. We are the third largest provider of homelessness accommodation in London and work with people of all ages, providing housing, support and guidance to empower them towards independent living and to building a better life.

Your application

Evolve Housing + Support is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.

If you are interested in applying for this position please go to the Work For Us page of the Evolve website https://www.evolvehousing.org.uk/work-for-us/  and complete the on line application.

Please ensure that you give a clear outline of how your application meets the criteria for this job.

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Location Upper Norwood

Salary £20,760.00

Contract type Permanent

Support Assistant

Closing date11th November 2020

Support Assistant

Closing date:          Wednesday 11 November 2020

Aim of the role:    To support and empower our customers to increase their life skills and to run workshops and customer activities.

Salary:        £20,600 per annum

Location: Upper Norwood

Contract:   Permanent

Hours:   22.5 per week.  Working on shift which is 3 days a week over a 7 day rota, including early mornings, evenings and weekends. Requests for working days and times can be considered.

Benefits

As part of your employment package with us, we offer:

  • a competitive salary, comprehensive training and development programme, 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing each year to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays after 5 years 
  • option to buy or sell annual leave up to one week’s annual leave
  • a health cash plan providing cash back towards healthcare bills and other wellbeing benefits
  • occupational sick pay
  • contributory group pension scheme
  • free life assurance
  • cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans

Covid-19

Our priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our colleagues and the homeless people we house and support.

We are fully complying with the Government’s Laws and guidance on social distancing and infection control, to keep our colleagues and homeless residents safe throughout the pandemic. All of our policies and procedures have been updated to ensure covid-safe working practices are followed. We have installed screens between desks in offices within our supported accommodation, and changed layouts and use of meeting rooms in our services to ensure maximum social distancing. All colleagues have access to PPE and hand sanitiser in the workplace. Our Head Office is currently closed, with all central teams working from home, and we will continue to review this situation on an ongoing basis.

About the Role

The aim of the role is to support and empower our customers to increase their life skills, self-management and confidence to successfully sustain independent living.

You will be part of a dedicated and supportive team, and so will need to demonstrate a positive and inclusive approach. You will be required to run workshops and events with customers and to increase overall engagement with the service

You will work alongside Support Worker colleagues to assess customer needs and risks and ensure our customers can thrive and achieve their potential.

About You

As well as having an interest in supporting vulnerable people to achieve independent living, you must have a clear understanding of why people become homeless, and the needs and challenges they face.

You must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, and be competent in the use of Microsoft Office Word and Excel applications.

About Evolve Housing + Support

Evolve is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 2,000 people each year.

We believe in building on people’s strengths, aspirations and goals to help break the cycle of homelessness and help them move forward with their lives.

We offer a programme of support tailored to meet people’s individual needs, including housing, employment and skills training, mentoring and counselling. We work with young parents and children at risk of exclusion to build the skills and resilience that can help prevent homelessness. We campaign to end street homelessness. We build affordable homes to help people move on to an independent life.

Our mission is to help children, young people and adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness reach their potential, and move on to live happy, fulfilled lives.

Your application

Evolve Housing + Support is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.

Please ensure that your answers give a clear outline of how your application meets the criteria for this job.


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Location Upper Norwood

Salary £20,600.00

Contract type Permanent

Peer Circles Trainee

Closing date26th October 2020

Are you passionate about helping people move into education and employment?

Do you have the potential to be a great support to others but have not had the opportunity to gain experience?

Peer Circles Trainee

Closing date:   Monday 26 October 2020 at 9am Interviews will be held from 2nd November

Aim of the role:      To support and empower our customers to increase their life skills

Salary:   £11,761.20 per annum

Location: Bromley, with frequent travel to Croydon, Holloway and local areas

Contract:   One year fixed term contract

Hours:                           22.5 hours per week.  Working 9-5 with some expectation to work outside one evening a week. 

Benefits

As part of your employment package with us, we offer:

  • a competitive salary, comprehensive training and development programme, 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays pro rata, increasing each year to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays pro rata after 5 years 
  • option to buy or sell annual leave up to one week’s annual leave
  • a health cash plan providing cash back towards healthcare bills and other wellbeing benefits
  • occupational sick pay
  • contributory group pension scheme
  • free life assurance
  • cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans

Covid-19

Our priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our colleagues and the homeless people we house and support.

We are fully complying with the Government’s Laws and guidance on social distancing and infection control, to keep our colleagues and homeless residents safe throughout the pandemic. All of our policies and procedures have been updated to ensure covid-safe working practices are followed. We have installed screens between desks in offices within our supported accommodation, and changed layouts and use of meeting rooms in our services to ensure maximum social distancing. All colleagues have access to PPE and hand sanitiser in the workplace. Our Head Office is currently closed, with all central teams working from home, and we will continue to review this situation on an ongoing basis.

About You

You will be part of a dedicated and supportive team, and so will need to demonstrate a positive and inclusive approach. You must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, and be competent in the use of Microsoft Office Word applications.

You will have a passion for working with others and have an ability to seek positive outcomes for our customers.  Ideally, you will have some form of lived experience, but this is not mandatory.

About the Role

Supported by The Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund, Peer Circles is a three-year project working in collaboration with St Giles Trust. Together we cover Central and South London, with Evolve taking the lead on the outer South London boroughs (Bexley, Bromley, Croydon, Merton, Sutton, Kingston and Richmond). Peer Circles supports customers into education, training and employment opportunities through one-to-one support. We use peer advisors with lived experience to support the programme. The aim of the role is to support and empower our customers to increase their life skills, self management and confidence to successfully sustain independent living. This is achieved through the provision of education and employment outcomes, tailored to the specific needs of those who use our services. 

You will be a member of the Peer Circles team, working alongside others to provide support for those who are not in education or employment.  You will work alongside the team to provide a service that enables our vulnerable customers to move on in their lives and achieve their goals. This includes working one-to-one with a mixture of customers living in our accommodation and those within the local community. Whilst undertaking a 12-month placement with Peer Circles, you will be supported to learn and develop over the course of the year, whilst enhancing your knowledge of the homelessness, employment and housing sector.

Please see the attached Job Description for further details of responsibilities and duties.

About Evolve Housing + Support

Evolve is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 2,000 people each year.

We believe in building on people’s strengths, aspirations and goals to help break the cycle of homelessness and help them move forward with their lives.

We offer a programme of support tailored to meet people’s individual needs, including housing, employment and skills training, mentoring and counselling. We work with young parents and children at risk of exclusion to build the skills and resilience that can help prevent homelessness. We campaign to end street homelessness. We build affordable homes to help people move on to an independent life.

Our mission is to help children, young people and adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness reach their potential, and move on to live happy, fulfilled lives.

Your application

Evolve Housing + Support is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.

Please ensure that your answers give a clear outline of how your application meets the criteria for this job.



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Location Bromley

Salary £11,761.20

Contract type Temporary

Facilities Administrator

Closing date9th November 2020

Facilities administrator

Closing date:  09 November 2020 at 23:59pm

Aim of the role:    To support and empower our customers to increase their life skills

Salary:   £24,000.00 per annum

Location: South Wimbledon but may be required to work across other sites.

Contract:     Permanent

Hours:                      37.5 hours per week working Monday to Friday

Benefits

As part of your employment package with us, we offer:

  • a competitive salary, comprehensive training and development programme, 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing each year to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays after 5 years 
  • option to buy or sell annual leave up to one week’s annual leave
  • a health cash plan providing cash back towards healthcare bills and other wellbeing benefits
  • occupational sick pay
  • contributory group pension scheme
  • free life assurance
  • cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans

About the Role

Evolve Housing + Support is a leading homelessness charity working across London. We currently work across 12 London boroughs to provide supported housing and a range of support services.

This is an opportunity to work in a busy Facilities Team to ensure that Evolve services are safe and secure for those who live, work or access support in them.

The successful candidate will be someone who is able to provide administration of the Facilities service so that staff and customers receive a responsive and prompt service that is effective and value for money.

About You

You will need to be an organised person able to respond to changing priorities and timeframes. You will need to be literate and numerate to a good standard in order to manage information and IT systems in a busy work environment. You should be approachable and able to communicate effectively with colleagues and customers.

About Evolve Housing + Support

Evolve is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 2,000 people each year.

We believe in building on people’s strengths, aspirations and goals to help break the cycle of homelessness and help them move forward with their lives.

We offer a programme of support tailored to meet people’s individual needs, including housing, employment and skills training, mentoring and counselling. We work with young parents and children at risk of exclusion to build the skills and resilience that can help prevent homelessness. We campaign to end street homelessness. We build affordable homes to help people move on to an independent life.

 Our mission is to help children, young people and adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness reach their potential, and move on to live happy, fulfilled lives.

Your application

Evolve Housing + Support is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.

Please ensure that your answers give a clear outline of how your application meets the criteria for this job.

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Location South Wimbledon

Salary £24,000.00

Contract type Permanent

Senior Support Worker (Enhanced)

Closing date23rd November 2020

Senior Support Worker (Enhanced)

Closing date:  

 

23 November 2020

Aim of the role:  

 

To support and empower vulnerable customers to increase their life skills and to be a role model for the support team

Location: 

 

West Croydon

Salary:  

 

£26,780 per annum

Contract:   

 

Permanent

Hours:  

 

37.5 per week.  Working on shift which is 5 days a week over a 7-day rota, including early mornings, evenings and weekends. 

Benefits:   


  • As part of your employment package with us, we offer:
  • a competitive salary, comprehensive training and development programme, 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing each year to 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays after 5 years  
  • option to buy or sell annual leave up to one week’s annual leave
  • a health cash plan providing cash back towards healthcare bills and other wellbeing benefits
  • occupational sick pay
  • contributory group pension scheme
  • free life assurance
  • cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans

About the Role

Ingram Court is a 44-bed service for young people from the age of 16-21 with a range of support needs, some of which are complex. The role will require you to work alongside our customers, as part of a multi-disciplinary team, to help identify their strengths and skills so they can achieve their goals and aspirations. Managing all aspects of service delivery, including casework management, the daily running of busy hostels and promoting an inclusive and empowering culture.

About You

As well as having experience of supporting vulnerable people to achieve independent living, you must have a clear understanding of why people become homeless, and the needs and challenges they face.

You will be required to take on a caseload of complex customers, with responsibility for key working, co-ordinating support packages and proactively ensuring all required tasks and activities are completed.

You will be part of a dedicated and supportive team, and will need to demonstrate a positive and inclusive approach. You must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, and be competent in the use of Microsoft Office Word and Excel applications.

About Evolve Housing + Support

Evolve is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 2,000 people each year.

We believe in building on people’s strengths, aspirations and goals to help break the cycle of homelessness and help them move forward with their lives.

We offer a programme of support tailored to meet people’s individual needs, including housing, employment and skills training, mentoring and counselling. We work with young parents and children at risk of exclusion to build the skills and resilience that can help prevent homelessness. We campaign to end street homelessness. We build affordable homes to help people move on to an independent life.

Our mission is to help children, young people and adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness reach their potential, and move on to live happy, fulfilled lives.

Your application

Evolve Housing + Support is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.

Please ensure that your answers give a clear outline of how your application meets the criteria for this job.

Covid Safe Statement

Our priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our colleagues and the homeless people we house and support.

We are fully complying with the Government’s Laws and guidance on social distancing and infection control, to keep our colleagues and homeless residents safe throughout the pandemic. All of our policies and procedures have been updated to ensure covid-safe working practices are followed. We have installed screens between desks in offices within our supported accommodation, and changed layouts and use of meeting rooms in our services to ensure maximum social distancing. All colleagues have access to PPE and hand sanitiser in the workplace. Our Head Office is currently closed, with all central teams working from home, and we will continue to review this situation on an ongoing basis.


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Location West Croydon

Salary £26,780.00

Contract type Permanent

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