Job Title: Weekend Housing Worker (part-time)


Summary of role: A permanent part-time weekend opportunity for someone who is passionate about improving the lives of vulnerable young people to support them to achieve independent living through dynamism, creative problem solving and fun activities. The role is based within a lively city centre supported housing environment. What we are looking for: You have excellent skills in engaging vulnerable young people and enabling them to build positive and trusting relationships, which can be used as a tool for change You have a good understanding of and can maintain professional boundaries with young people You are open to working within an often hectic and challenging but rewarding environment Ideally you have experience in a supported housing environment. However, your skills, knowledge and values are more important to us. What you will be doing: Supporting young people in day to day living and engaging young people in positive activities Ensuring the safety and wellbeing and all young people, staff and contractors in the project Supporting young people moving in and out of the project and the undertaking the relevant administration this entails You will be in the High Support Services Team and your line manager will be the Hostel Manager. What we are offering: An opportunity to develop skills in working with vulnerable young people Our team members are very supportive of each other and through monthly Reflective Practice sessions we are always learning from our own and each other’s experiences 15 days holiday UK Healthcare Employee membership.


Job tenure: Part time


Annual salary/pro rata salary: £17,972 to £18,870 per annum (NJC Scale 15-17), (pro rata for part time) starting at the bottom of the scale


Link to full information on job/how to apply: Whilst experience of working in the supported housing sector would be desirable, it is not essential - your skills, knowledge and values are more important to us. If you have a real interest in helping young people develop their confidence and their independent living skills, we are keen to hear from you. For more information about 1625 Independent People and what we do, please visit our website: https://www.1625ip.co.uk/ Please click here to apply: https://1625independentpeople.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=ff8b6e04-24c3-47b9-b66f-22a016df4d9b To have an informal chat about the role, please contact Chris Marshall, Hostel Manager: [email protected] If you have any queries, please email [email protected] Online Application Form Guidance Please note that the online application form cannot be saved until it is fully complete. We recommend that you prepare your Covering Letter before you start the online application. Your Covering Letter will form the most important basis on which your skills, experience and personal attributes will be tested against the job criteria. Without it, your application cannot progress to the shortlisting stage. You should refer to the Person Specification document within the Job Pack and cover only the elements that are tested at this stage of the recruitment process. Elements that only have the word ‘interview’ next to them will be tested at the next stage of the process and do not need to be covered in your letter. ALTHOUGH THE APPLICATION FORM GIVES YOU THE OPTION TO UPLOAD A CV, PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT A CV AS THIS IS NOT NECESSARY AND WILL NOT BE USED IN THIS PROCESS.


Application deadline: 23:59, 13 December 2018