Support Worker - Rough Sleeper Health (Contract)

Westward Housing Group
Torquay, Devon
£18,259 per annum
13 Mar 2018
22 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Support Worker - Rough Sleeper Health (Contract)
Torquay, Devon (office/field based, with travel to appointments throughout the Torbay area) 
£18,259 per annum

Are you a calm, professional and friendly individual looking to make a difference? Want to take on your next challenge with an organisation that’s dedicated to ending street homelessness for good? If so, we’d love to hear from you. 

Westward Housing Group, a leading affordable housing provider, offers outstanding initiatives that help hundreds of people across the South West. We are now looking for a Support Worker to join us on a fixed-term contract until the 31st March 2019. 

During this rewarding contract, you’ll have the chance to provide a vital service that is empowering and supporting vulnerable people within your community.  

You’ll receive a full induction, support and training to provide you with all the skills you need to succeed in your role and make a real difference. 

As a Support Worker, you’ll help to deliver our Outreach Service, which supports people who are sleeping rough in Torbay. 

Based from Leonard Stocks Centre, you’ll provide health-focused support to individuals living in our safe space, as well as those who are street homeless, through our outreach and drop-in service. 

You’ll work closely with health services, homeless agencies and voluntary sector agencies to give individuals the support they need to get back on their feet. Additionally, you’ll travel to appointments throughout the Torbay area to see people you’re supporting.   

To join us as a Support Worker, you’ll need:  

- Calmness and professionalism in adversity 
- A friendly and warm personality 
- A non-judgemental approach to others 
- Respect for others 

Westward is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This is an incredible opportunity to increase your abilities and make a positive, lasting impact on someone’s life. 

To apply for the role of Support Worker (Rough Sleeper Health, Contract), please apply via the button shown. 

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Additional Keywords: Support Worker, Rough Sleeper Health, Contract, Community Support Worker, Social Worker, Care Worker, Community Support Co-ordinator, Community Support, Homelessness Support. 

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week, mainly Monday – Friday with some early morning and evening working