Weekend Project Worker
Part-time, 13 hours per week working Saturdays and Sundays
Salary: £19,179 per annum (pro rata)
Scale Range: 19 – 23
The Society of St James (SSJ) delivers high impact, person-centred, accommodation 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.
The Society wishes to recruit a weekend Project Worker to work in our homelessness hostel in Southampton. Here we offer a wide range of support to people with histories of homelessness, substance and alcohol difficulties, mental health and other complex needs.
You will ensure that the hostel is managed safely throughout your shifts, undertake specified health and safety duties and respond to emergencies and deal with the needs of clients during the weekend shift.
You will need to have some experience and knowledge of the needs of vulnerable people with histories of homelessness, severe alcohol/substance dependency and mental health problems.
You will need to be prepared to be flexible over the hours worked to meet the needs of the Service.
We are looking for a team player who likes a challenge is hard working reliable and has a passion for 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 wellbeing 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 why you feel you are suitable for this role.
Closing Date: 19th March 2019
Interview Date: 26th March 2019
If you have not been contacted within 10 days of the closing date then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.