Relief Worker
Romford - RM1 2AD

Job reference: NRD-CAS-011053

Location: Romford - RM1 2AD

Closing date: 20/11/2019

Salary: £10.55 per hour

Employment type: Relief Worker

Department: Care and Support

Hours per week: varies

Riverside have a new opportunity for a Relief Worker to join their Schemes in Romford.

You will work on an Ad Hoc basis covering staff sickness and absences. The scheme is staffed 24/7 so night shifts may also be available.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to start their career in housing or support work or for those who are looking for a more flexible working arrangement.

Who you’ll be helping

You will be able to work across 3 different schemes within the area; Blackmore House and The Boundaries offer support to customers with mental health issues and enduring mental health. Lucas Court is one of Riverside’s Retirement living properties and enables customers over 55 to maintain their independence.

To learn more about our schemes, click the links above.

What will you do?

As a trusted member of the team, you will be responsible for providing housing related support to our customers including enabling them to manage daily living (e.g. cooking, budgeting, shopping, etc.) as well as ensuring customer involvement in activities.

Day to day

Your usual responsibilities as a Relief Worker will include:

• Providing high quality, customer orientated service.
• Ensuring all actions are customer led.
• Encourage and enable customers to be as independent as possible.
• Liaising with other relevant people involved in the support of the customer.
• General administrative tasks.

For a deeper understanding of your responsibilities, take a look at the job description linked below.

Does this describe you?
You are flexible, empathetic, inclusive and resilient. Even better, you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills too.

Though not essential by any means, you have preferably worked with vulnerable clients in a housing or support setting before.  

Click on the job description linked below to see a full list of our essential requirements.

What’s in it for you?

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer you:

• 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays) pro rata
• Tax-free bikes and car loan scheme
• Eye tests, glasses and lenses
• Childcare vouchers salary sacrifice through payroll
• Riverside Rewards scheme and app, providing valuable access to discounted benefits including high street and online savings

Who are Riverside?

We are one of the UK’s leading social housing and regeneration organisations. We are a group of not-for-profit and commercial companies with a charitable housing association at our core. Operating across 160 local authorities in England and Scotland and housing 100,000+ people, we are fully committed to improving the lives of thousands of individuals and families. We seek to transform lives and revitalise neighbourhoods.

Is Riverside for you?

We want you to feel empowered and that your voice is truly heard. Being a company focused on people, we treat our customers with this same respect.

We trust you to protect our customers, our people and our business and we see outstanding worth in those with the courage to take responsibility, innovate and find solutions. 

Your focus on performance and ambition is rewarded with development opportunities. With Riverside, you can achieve. 

If you’re thinking of joining us as a Relief Worker we’d love to hear from you. We encourage applicants from all sections of the community so that we can truly reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work.

Please complete the additional information section of the application and use this space to demonstrate your skills and experiences.


The closing date for this job has now passed.