Featured job: Accommodation Based Support Worker

This week we are profiling another job with SSJ – our accommodation based support worker.

SSJ is a great place to start or continue your career. Our charity has been supporting people affected by homelessness for 50-years – and you’ll have the chance to make a big difference to people affected by homelessness in this role.

The Accommodation Based Support Service (ABS) is a new service providing a range of housing related support to people in designated SSJ property in Southampton. The service will operate Mon -Fri during office hours and we are looking for another 3 people to join our team

Who are you?

It is essential that you have experience of working with vulnerable people or in a residential setting. Working as part of the team, you will manage a case-load of residents and be committed to providing a good quality day-to-day service with a focus on promoting harm minimisation, basic life skills and emotional support.

You will have the ability to build positive working relationships and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external contacts and clients. You will be experienced in support planning, risk assessments and safeguarding vulnerable clients.

Sound like you? Apply Here.

Staff Benefits

SSJ recognises that our staff are our greatest assets. We value and recognise our staff, offering some generous benefits, as well as the satisfaction of helping vulnerable people

  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Flexible working options
  • Buying additional annual leave
  • Comprehensive induction and training
  • Counselling, financial, personal support and health and well-being services via our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted laptops and computers with Jamie’s Computers

*We will be assessing candidates as they come through and reserve the right to end this post at any time*

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,442.00 per year


  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Wellness programmes

Application deadline: 30/09/2022