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Relief Support Workers

Gateshead

Salary:

£9.83 per hour plus £55.00 overnight allowance

Part time role:

Weekdays and weekends, working a 9am-6pm shift on a rota basis with occasional 6pm-midnight and sleepover shifts. The flexibility to cover other shifts as needed would be required.

Location: Gateshead or Sunderland:

Elizabeth House/Naomi (May be requested to work at other projects) 

Hours: As needed, including evening and overnight

 

Oasis Community Housing is a Christian response to homelessness and disadvantage providing housing, support and other specialised services.   Our vision is for everyone to be part of a community where they are included, belong and have what they need to reach their God-given potential.

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of our Service Users? About supporting vulnerable people and preparing them for increased independence? Do you have experience working in supported housing with young people and/or extensive experience of supporting vulnerable young people?

We are primarily looking to appoint relief staff to cover weekdays and weekends, working a 9am-6pm shift on a rota basis with occasional 6pm-midnight and sleepover shifts. The flexibility to cover other shifts as needed would be required.

We provide holistic support, including one to one key work, Support Planning, Life and Employability Skills Workshops and opportunities for personal development. We’re seeking to recruit Relief Support Workers within our Gateshead projects – Elizabeth House and the Naomi Project to join the team in providing support. You may be asked to work at other projects if needed.

To join us you will need to demonstrate a holistic approach in relating to people and an understanding of the pressures facing vulnerable people, particularly around homelessness.  You will need the ability to engage, relate and motivate people, to use your initiative and work flexibly in a sometimes demanding environment.

In return you will benefit from a supportive, creative environment and have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills. We are passionate about our staff and believe in caring for them in the same ways we care about our service users. We believe staff are the foundation stone to the success of the charity and so we do everything we can to make sure they feel valued, supported, engaged and developed. We welcome applicants from all faiths or none, but it is important that all employees understand and sympathise with the Christian ethos of Oasis Community Housing.

 

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

 

Please note that CV’s are not accepted. For further information or to apply for this role, please click on the link below:

(You can find the Application form and Job Description in full in the Attached Documents)

 

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For any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact recruitment@oasiscommunityhousing.org

 

Oasis Community Housing is an equal opportunities employer

Registered charity no. 1107554.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Address: Oasis Community Housing, FL1-4, 7-8 Delta Bank Road, Metro Riverside Park, Gateshead, NE11 9DJ.