Relief Support Worker

About The Role
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is attracted to covering occasional day and/or night shifts on a casual basis or for short term periods in our supported housing services in North Somerset.
About the Service
North Somerset Services provides 28 units of supported accommodation across 3 different sites in Weston and Clevedon.

Our accommodation is for young people both single and some with children aged 16-25 years old.

Residents who live at our services come from a variety of backgrounds/circumstances including relationship breakdowns, leaving care, rough sleeping or refugees.

In our services we seek to provide a warm, respectful and supportive environment for clients.

We want every young person who walks through the door to feel that our service is their home from Day 1.

Staff aim to support and encourage the young people throughout their stay/journey with us as they move towards independent living.
What our staff say
We have a small but supportive staff team who have chosen to work here because of their passion to make a difference to young peoples lives.

We try and make our environments a home from home and look at different ways of engaging with our residents so that our support sessions are lead by what our young people want and need.

It is so rewarding to see young people rebuilding their lives and looking forward to moving on into their own tenancies.

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,
  • Be able to drive and have access to a car for travel across our 3 sites.

About The Company
A registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, Saha is dedicated to transforming lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of society - mainly people with complex needs and/or experiencing homelessness. 
Saha is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
Our aim is to work with individuals to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery and enable positive behaviour.

In order to succeed, however, we need the right people in place.

Our workforce is one of our greatest assets, but only by recruiting the very best can we continue to deliver comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.

services to our residents.

That’s where you come in.
As an equal opportunities’ employer, Saha is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We invite and welcome applications to apply for Saha opportunities without concern of bias or discrimination. 
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

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