Assistant Project Worker

Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: £16,687.00 /year

26 hours per week (actual salary pro rata’d to part time hours)

About us

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.

Vacancy Details

All Saints is support hostel for young people aged 16-25. The Service provides a range of support from social and emotional support to lifeskills development, with all young people completing the Lifeskills Programme to prepare them to move on to more independent accommodation.

Your role will involve providing lifeskills and housing related support to individuals with complex needs through structured support planning and keywork.

You will be required to work a rota that includes weekends and Bank Holidays.

Ideal Candidate

Experience and knowledge of the needs of vulnerable young people who have been in the care and/or criminal justice system and have mental health and/or substance misuse problems would be an advantage.

What we can offer you in return

  • A Gold Investors in People Employer
  • 25 days annual leave rising to 30 days, plus public holidays
  • Flexible working options
  • Buying additional annual leave
  • Comprehensive induction and training
  • 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 your skills and experience suit this role.

Closing Date: 12.6.19 Interview Date: 18.6.19

If you have not been contacted within 10 days of the closing date then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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