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Relief Assistant Support Worker

Reference number: SW-010546
  • Salary: £11.37 per hour
  • Job Type: Part-time
  • Employer: The Salvation Army
  • Location: London
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We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our Support Team. You will work with Support Workers to empower individuals to move on and break the cycle of homelessness. You will also complete day to day activities including administration tasks and reception duties.

Job Summary:
This position is based at Southwark Young People Service, London providing accommodation-based support to 16 to 25 young people The post is as required including weekend and rota work. You will be required to work within relevant policies and legislation such as safeguarding and Health & Safety and to maintain your continuous professional development.

Key Responsibilities:
· Ensure successful client outcomes which demonstrate quality and effectiveness in all aspects of the programme

· Understand and work to ensure the achievement of the contractual objectives and targets of the service

· Work with the team to demonstrate development of service delivery in line with organisation and legislative requirements

· Ensure locally established internal and contractual KPI’s are achieved.

· Ensure all aspects of the job description are adhered to


The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:
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 An understanding of homeless issues

· Willingness and motivation to engage homeless clients

· Strong team working skills

· Excellent communication and advocacy skills with clients, colleagues and external agencies

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Proficient IT skills (including Microsoft packages)

· Ability to work within the ethos of The Salvation Army with regards to delivering services to vulnerable people without discrimination

 

Please email Andreia for more info at andreia@southwarkworks.org.uk or call: 020 7740 8200

Date posted: 14/07/2022

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