Support Workers – Immediate Start!

Portsmouth, Hampshire
Full-time
Salary: £18,100.00 to £18,895.00 /year


Support Workers – Portsmouth

Various Positions and hours to suit – IMMEDIATE START

Salary Scale: 16-18 (£18,100 to £18,895 per annum plus unsocial hours payment, pro rata for part time)

Temporary contracts

About us

The Society of St James (SSJ) delivers high impact, person-centred, accommodation and support services to people experiencing homelessness, substance misuse and mental health problems. The people we support are at the heart of everything we do, our main aim and priority is to find people with values, behaviours and attitudes to match our own.

Vacancy Details

We are looking to recruit a number of people into various roles to help support our vulnerable clients for the duration of the Coronavirus.

It is not essential that you have experience of working with vulnerable people or in a residential setting, but working as part of the team, you will be committed to providing a good quality day-to-day service with a focus on promoting harm minimisation, basic life skills and emotional support.

We are looking for people who can work flexibly to meet the needs of residents, which includes working a rota of early, late and night shifts, weekends and bank holidays.

A sense of humour and empathy for the client group is essential.

Please note that you may potentially be working with clients who are unwell.

** Full personal protective equipment and training will be provided **

Staff Benefits

As an Investors in People Gold employer, 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

  • A Gold Investors in People Employer
  • 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

To apply, please send us your CV and covering letter explaining how you think you have the skills and experience to excel in this role.

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