Support Worker
Manchester - M14 5GJ

Job reference: NRD-CAS-009596

Location: Manchester - M14 5GJ

Closing date: 26/09/2018

Salary: £21,451

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Care and Support

Hours per week: 37.5


Riverside are looking to recruit a Full time Support Worker at Newbury house in Manchester. The role is 37.5 hours per week over a 7 day rota.


Newbury House is a supported accommodation project for people who have experience of long term rough sleeping and complex needs.

Support and accommodation is provided for any gender, singles or couples with or without animals, who are currently rough sleeping with complex needs or found other services are not suitable for their needs. The age range is from 18 years+.

Based at Newbury House, the role will also cover Longsight, Levenshulme, Burnage and Whalley Range supporting customers in dispersed tenancies within the community.


As a Support Worker you will be supporting males and females who have complex needs and have been rough sleeping for long periods. Customers may have offending backgrounds, mental health issues, substance misuse and physical health problems, which may present challenging behaviours.


The successful candidate must have a good understanding of homelessness and rough sleeping, and be able to engage with complex individuals in a variety of settings. You will be able to work flexibly as the service takes a person centred approach. Excellent communication skills are required, and experience of working to a PIE model is desirable, along with experience of tenancy support.

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




The closing date for this job has now passed.