Project Assistant
Doncaster - DN1

Job reference: NRD-CAS-009532

Location: Doncaster - DN1

Closing date: 23/08/2018

Salary: £17,063

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Care and Support

Hours per week: 37.5


Riverside are currently recruiting for a full time, permanent Project Assistant based in Wharf House, Doncaster working 37.5 hours per week.

Wharf House offers support to entrenched rough sleepers in the area, providing one-to-one support to enable customers to make the first steps towards independent living and their own tenancy.

As a Project Assistant, you will be responsible for conducting “street walks” in order to engage rough sleepers, supporting customers with mental health, benefits and welfare claims, substance and alcohol misuse and general housing queries.

You will also be responsible for supporting other staff members, conducting health and safety checks and risk assessments and other ad hoc duties.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with vulnerable adults with complex needs and have the ability to create a support plan at short notice. You will need to be dynamic, quick thinking, flexible, IT literate and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise external stakeholders and agencies.

We also offer;

• Tax free bikes
• Car loan for scheme
• Eye tests, glasses and lenses
• 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 neighborhoods in which we work.


The closing date for this job has now passed.