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It takes all sorts of skills and people to ensure that we deliver the highest quality services and support to people impacted by homelessness across London. We are looking for passionate and inclusive people to help us make a lasting difference to lives and communities.

Please see all current vacancies below. You can also read more about what it is like to work for us here.

In addition to the roles listed here, we are also recruiting four Apprentice Support Workers – you can find out more about this here. 

Location:

Type:

Senior Support Worker (Enhanced)

Closing date31st August 2022

Hours: 37.5 hours comprising shifts with a rolling rota

Typical shift pattern (may be subject to some variation dependent on the needs of specific services) - 5 days a weeks over 7 days rota (including weekends) between 7am and 10pm

The salary for a Senior Support Worker (Enhanced) is £28,410.00

Are you looking for a new care and support opportunity? If you are passionate about making a real difference through supporting vulnerable people, we would love to hear from you!

Evolve Housing + Support is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 1,300 people each year. Evolve offers support tailored to meet people’s individual needs, including housing, employment and skills training, mentoring and counselling.

We are offering a Senior support worker (enhanced) role across our supported housing services in Croydon. The successful applicant will be placed in a service and will work with the customers who live there to help them to reach their potential and improve their quality of life. The role will build on customer care, health and safety, flexibility, adaptability and other skills to assist homeless individuals who are unable to live independently, by offering them the practical and emotional support they need to regain their independence.

We’re looking for someone who has experience of supporting vulnerable people to achieve independent living that have knowledge of safeguarding issues and how they apply in day to day work. Due to the nature of the role you’ll need an understanding of the reasons why people become homeless and the needs and challenges they face and of statutory and voluntary resources available to homeless people including an understanding of welfare benefits.

Do you have the ability to take on a caseload with responsibility for key working customers? This could be the ideal role for you!

Due to the nature of the role an Enhanced DBS is required.

Evolve Housing + Support is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves. Equality, diversity and inclusion are key objectives for us and we reflect this in our recruitment practices, actively seeking applications from all parts of the community regardless of race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability. In line with our Opportunity Promise our shortlisting process will ensure we have a diverse group of candidates from underrepresented ethnic groups invited to interview.

In return we offer our colleagues:

  • 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

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

  • a healthcare 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, tech scheme and season ticket loans.

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Location Croydon

Salary £28,410.00 per annum

Contract type Permanent

Service Receptionist

Closing date22nd August 2022

Location: Croydon- Adult Service

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 loan

Aim of the role:

  • To act as a central point of contact for the service by providing a professional and welcoming environment.
  • Maintaining administrative tasks to ensure the efficient running of hostel activities
  • Supporting the team by performing administrative tasks within the service

About You

The role requires excellent administrative and organisational skills, You will need to be proficient in MS Office. Customer service is also extremely important as we work with very vulnerable adults. Excellent Interpersonal skills are key to this role in order to support the team and our 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.

Read more

Location Croydon

Salary £22947.00

Contract type Permanent

Support Worker

Closing date18th September 2022

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 a mental health specialist provision, spread over three sites. We provide daily activities and workshops to support the customers in developing the necessary skills for independent living and healthy emotional wellbeing.

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, community and voluntary sector providers.

About You

You must have a compassionate approach to supporting individuals and be able to think creatively. Experience working in a mental health or supporting housing provision is desirable but not essential.

As well as having experience of working with vulnerable people, 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 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 Croydon

Salary £25133.00

Contract type Permanent

Bank Worker

Closing date29th August 2022

About the Role

We're looking for Bank Workers to work alongside our colleagues to support and empower our customers to increase their life skills, self-management and confidence to successfully sustain independent living.

Bank Workers are an integral part of Evolve helping us to properly support vulnerable young people and adults sin the communities where we work. It is a varied role and will be very much up to you as to whether you spend much of your time based at one service or travel between our sites. As a Bank Worker you will have priority access to the shifts available in our services and book these yourself as they become available, you may be covering colleagues who are off due to sickness, holiday or on training courses. In some cases, you may be asked if you want to cover a vacancy for a longer period whilst we fill it on a permanent basis. You may also decide to apply for a permanent or fixed term role with us.

We will provide training and other support such as access to reflective practice and team meetings to enable you to do your work and build your capabilities and your resilience and creativity will be assets in this role.

About You

We’re looking for those with experience of supporting vulnerable people to achieve independent living and of of safeguarding issues and how they apply in day-to-day work. You’ll need an understanding of the reasons why people become homeless and the needs and challenges they face, as well as knowledge of statutory and voluntary resources available to homeless people including an understanding of welfare benefits.

About Evolve Housing + Support

Evolve is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 1,000 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. More information on Evolve Housing + Support can be found at https://www.evolvehousing.org.uk/understand-our-work/about-us/

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 you answer all four application questions providing examples drawn from work and/or voluntary experience.

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Location Croydon, Stockwell, Kensington and Chelsea - Various services located across London

Salary £11.18 -£12.89 per hour depending on the role

Contract type Permanent

Data and Information Administrator

Closing date11th September 2022

Data and Information Administrator

Aim of the role: Support and empower staff to use the organisation’s information systems. Create reports to guide service improvement and development. Proactively quality check data for regulatory reports.

Salary: £26,772.00 per annum

Location: Hybrid + South Wimbledon

Hours: 37.5 per week, 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 pro rata, 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 loan

About the role

You will have a proven ability using Excel to collate data and produce reports to deadlines and will be a confident trouble shooter, capable of supporting staff with varying levels of technical skill. This will include supporting the Business Analyst to administer our customer database ‘InForm’ (developed by Homeless Link and built on Salesforce). You will support over 200 staff across multiple locations in London, generating and providing performance related data to improve service delivery across the organisation.

About you

You will have:

  • Experience of using databases to input and extract data and information.
  • A high standard of Excel skills is required to include formulas, V-Look ups, conditional formatting and pivot tables.
  • Experience of reporting on and presenting datasets to deadlines.
  • A good understanding of the benefits that information systems bring and the ability to communicate this to colleagues and stakeholders.

About Evolve Housing + Support

Evolve is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 1.300 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.

Read more

Location Hybrid & South Wimbledon

Salary £26,772.00

Contract type Permanent

Support Worker

Closing date31st August 2022

Hours: 37.5 hours comprising shifts with a rolling rota

Typical shift pattern (may be subject to some variation dependent on the needs of specific services) - 5 days a weeks over 7 days rota (including weekends) between 7am and 10pm

Are you looking for a new care and support opportunity? If you are passionate about making a real difference through supporting vulnerable people, we would love to hear from you!

Evolve Housing + Support is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 1,300 people each year. Evolve offers support tailored to meet people’s individual needs, including housing, employment and skills training, mentoring and counselling.

We are offering a Senior support worker (enhanced) role across our supported housing services in Croydon. The successful applicant will be placed in a service and will work with the customers who live there to help them to reach their potential and improve their quality of life. The role will build on customer care, health and safety, flexibility, adaptability and other skills to assist homeless individuals who are unable to live independently, by offering them the practical and emotional support they need to regain their independence.

We’re looking for someone who has experience of supporting vulnerable people to achieve independent living that have knowledge of safeguarding issues and how they apply in day to day work. Due to the nature of the role you’ll need an understanding of the reasons why people become homeless and the needs and challenges they face and of statutory and voluntary resources available to homeless people including an understanding of welfare benefits.

Do you have the ability to take on a caseload with responsibility for key working customers? This could be the ideal role for you!

Due to the nature of the role an Enhanced DBS is required.

Evolve Housing + Support is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves. Equality, diversity and inclusion are key objectives for us and we reflect this in our recruitment practices, actively seeking applications from all parts of the community regardless of race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability. In line with our Opportunity Promise our shortlisting process will ensure we have a diverse group of candidates from underrepresented ethnic groups invited to interview.

In return we offer our colleagues:

  • 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

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

  • a healthcare 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, tech scheme and season ticket loans.

Read more

Location Croydon

Salary £25133.00

Contract type Permanent

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