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Hub Support Worker

Salary
£6,712 per annum
Location
Bognor Regis
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time  - 12 hours per week (Tuesday, Thursday 4pm-8pm and Saturday 9am- 1pm)

Hub Support Worker
12 hours per week, Tuesday/Thursday 4pm-8pm and Saturday 9am-1pm

We are looking to recruit a support worker within our day hub in Bognor. The Hub is often people’s first point of contact with Stonepillow and services that will support them out of homelessness. At our day hub, people who are rough sleeping are offered a combination of support and access to practical services including showers and laundry facilities, hot meals, and access to telephones and computers. On-site appointments are also available with a GP and a podiatrist.

The warm welcome and practical help provided by the day hub team is a starting point for building a relationship which enables us to support people in their journey from the streets.

Providing hot food and clean clothes improves how people feel so they are in a better position to work with us and take the necessary steps to address the underlying causes of their homelessness. These essential services are integrated with a package of assessment and support which can facilitate lasting change.

This role is an ideal role for those who would like to have a positive and hands on approach to supporting vulnerable people in our community. If you are looking for a change in career or would like to start your career in the homelessness sector, this role is a wonderful introduction to supporting the most vulnerable in our society. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, and you do not necessarily have to have a background in our work – just the passion and drive to make a difference!

Stonepillow has a values framework and set of expected behaviours. Every employee is expected to work within this framework and participate in ensuring that these values are upheld in there day to day work.

These values are:

  • Client focused– Putting clients at the heart of what we do and engaging them to actively participate at all levels of the Charity
  • Collaborative - Working with clients, local communities, stakeholders and partners to reduce homelessness and end rough sleeping.
  • Valuing diversity – Clients, staff, volunteers, trustees and communities
  • Innovative and high quality – Delivering high quality services which evidence value for money and positive outcomes of Clients.
  • Professional, respectful and kind always – When delivering services to our clients, working with communities and how behave towards each other on a day to day basis.

Working as part of a team as well as independently, the successful candidate will have good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to motivate, engage and inspire including the initiative to be able to deal with challenging situations in a calm and effect manner.

 

Benefits:

33 days holiday per year, pro-rata based on work pattern

Access to training and development

Health and Wellbeing support

Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme with face-to-face counselling.

Charity worker discounts

Annual staff away day

Pension

Sick pay

 

Stonepillow is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.