Relief Support Worker

About The Role
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is attracted to covering occasional shifts on a casual basis or for short term periods in our supported housing service in Guildford.
At saha we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.

The Relief Support Worker will work with people who are or have recently experienced homelessness and who are in need of support and accommodation.

As a Relief Support Worker, you will need to:

  • Get to know and build the trust of our clients.
  • Unlock our clients’ potential to live independently.
  • Enhance their social integration by encouraging participation  in social and leisure programmes.
  • Help residents with their support needs and with the practicalities of everyday living.

About The Candidate
Working in a way that aligns with our values and behaviours will come naturally to you.

We also need you to have energy and passion, along with a positive, can do attitude in your daily contribution to transforming lives. You will need to:
  • Be a confident and capable communicator.
  • Be able to build trusting, professional relationships.
  • Be able to help people to develop their skills, strengths and talents.
  • Have good knowledge or experience of working with homeless people, and / or supporting vulnerable people or groups.
  • Ideally participate in our on call rota as required, when engaged.

About The Company
At saha, we transform lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of our society, mainly people experiencing homelessness.
We are a registered social landlord and across the UK we are one of the leading providers of supported housing, providing a wide range of supported accommodation options for vulnerable people including young homeless people, care leavers, adult homeless, people with complex needs, young parents (and their children), survivors of domestic abuse, ex-offenders and those suffering from drug and alcohol problems and poor mental health.
Our teams work with people to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery, and enable positive behaviour.
As an equal opportunities employer, saha welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident employer.

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