Relief Support Worker

About The Role
We are looking for Relief Support Workers who can cover a variety of shifts including days, evenings, weekends and/ or sleep in shifts at Dashwood House, on an as and when required basis.
At Saha, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, high quality housing services, support and resettlement for people who are 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
  • motivate young people to recognise and unlock their talents
  • Encourage participation in social and leisure programmes
  • Support residents with the practicalities of everyday living
  • Provide administration support and ensure the health and safety of the building and residents.


About The Candidate
A Relief Support Worker will instinctively share Saha’s delivery values and behaviours, loving your work, helping people to thrive and always finding a way to be effective.
You will need to :
  • Be a confident and capable communicator, not fazed by difficult situations
  • Be able to 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.
  • Have good knowledge or experience of working with homeless people, and / or supporting vulnerable people or groups,
  • Understand or learn about community resources and organisations that can help our clients


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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