Project Assistant
Aylesbury

Job reference: NRD-CAS-009471

Location: Aylesbury

Closing date: 17/12/2018

Salary: £17,550

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Care and Support

Hours per week: 37.5

Riverside are currently recruiting a full time Project Assistant to work as part of the Support team at Bearbrook Place in Aylesbury.

Bearbrook Place is a service for customers who are homeless or at risk of homelessness who have complex needs including mental health issues, drug and alcohol misuse and offending behaviour,  providing support and engaging clients in work or training with the aim of enabling them to live independantly.

The Project Assistant will work alongside a Support Worker to guide, mentor and support young people and vulnerable adults living in the project to improve their living skills and increase their chances of securing permanent accommodation.

Experience of working in the sector is not necessary but we do look for people to be solution-oriented, people-focussed and willing to learn.  We work closely with partner agencies and have other projects in the area; the successful candidate would be expected to liaise and build links with colleagues and partners from Housing, Benefits, Local Authorities, Social Services, Police, Probation and many others.

WHAT RIVERSIDE OFFER

In return we will give you 25 days holiday and access to our pension scheme.  We also invest in our employees and want you to develop within the organisation and offer training and development opportunities. 

We also offer:

  • Tax free bikes

  • Car loan for scheme

  • Eye tests, glasses and lenses

  • Life assurance

  • Home contents insurance

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Reward gateway – fantastic high street and online savings

    If you’re thinking of joining us, 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.

 

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