Riverside are looking to recruit a full time Support Worker in St Patrick's Hostel, Hove. Working hours will be on a shift rota basis between the times of 7am and 10pm, and includes working some weekends.
St Patrick's Hostel provides housing and support to single homeless people including those with a history of substance misuse, offending, or those who have been affected by mental health problems
Your role will involve, providing positive support for our clients with risk assessments and support plans, you will work through challenging barriers, and empower clients to develop the skills needed to live independently.
You will work proactively, to form strong relationships and gain our clients trust, striving to provide the best possible service levels.
WHAT DO YOU NEED
Ideally, you’ll already have experience of working with vulnerable clients in a housing/social care setting. If not, you will be given on the job training but will certainly have the initiative, empathy, interpersonal skills, resilience and sensitivity to appreciate how everyday housing issues impact on quality of life.
Commitment to providing the quality service that our clients need is also essential. You will have excellent communication, IT and customer service skills and the organisational skills required to deal with a range of administrative issues.
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
•Home contents insurance
•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.