Project Worker

About The Role
 Exciting opportunity for a Project Worker, based in our Newhaven Foyer, key working a case load of young people who are homeless or who have recently experienced homelessness.
At Salvation Army Homes we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.
The Project Worker will be working with young people who have experienced homelessness in a psychologically informed environment (training provided) and will engage creatively with clients to:

  • Grow their strengths and talents
  • Develop their skills and resources to transform their lives
  • Support tenancy sustainment
  • Improve understanding of financial management
  • Enable better health and wellbeing
  • Move on to independent living

About The Candidate
You will be passionate about making a difference and thrive in a fast paced environment where no two days are the same.

You will instinctively work in a manner that aligns fully with Salvation Army Homes delivery values and behaviours, demonstrating energy and passion, along with a positive, can do attitude in your daily contribution to transforming lives.
You will be able to:
  • Motivate young people to recognise and unlock their talents to enable them to achieve their full potential
  • Engage and relate to young people aged 16-25 years
  • Build trusting, professional relationships and have a high level of resilience
  • Take an asset-based approach to empowering people to develop their skills, strengths and talents
  • Support clients to sustain their accommodation and manage their license agreement
  • Have good knowledge or experience of working with homeless people, and / or supporting vulnerable people or groups
  • have a good idea of the wider community resources and organisations available to support our clients and be comfortable dealing with difficult or complex situations
  • Apply safeguarding principles and practices which will be at the core of your work
  • You will need to be able to participate in a shift rolling rota system over 7 days
We really want you to be able to succeed in your work with Salvation Army Homes, so in return for helping to transform lives, we want to help you to transform your lifestyle by giving you access to some great benefits in addition to the above salary package.

 This includes for example,
  • £100 when you start work, plus £250 at 6 months’ service and another £250 at 12 months’ service
  • 26 days annual leave rising to 31 days
  • An extra day off on your birthday
  • A High Street discount scheme (great savings both on and off-line)
  • Pension with life assurance
  • Discounted private medical insurance
  • Loans available for financial emergencies
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • A full Induction package and training relevant to the role
  • Long service awards from 2.5 years
  • Support to learn and develop your career

About The Company
A registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, Salvation Army Homes 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. 
Salvation Army Homes 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, Salvation Army Homes 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 Salvation Army Homes 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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