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Support Worker

The Foyer, Croydon

Salary:

£21,600 – £22,600 per annum

Full time role:

37 hours per week

Support Worker

Oasis Community Housing Foyer, Thornton Heath Oasis Community Housing is a Christian response to homelessness and

 

Salary: £21,600 – £22,600 per annum, made up of: Basic Salary £18,000 – £19,000 per annum, + London Weighting of £2,950 per annum, + Anti-Social Hours Payment of £650 per annum

 

Hours: 37 hours per week working to a 4 week rolling rota with unsociable working including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

 

Fixed term contract for 1 year with the possibility of extension subject to funding.

 

The Oasis Community Housing Foyer is accredited by the Foyer Federation to provide supported accommodation for young people experiencing homelessness aged 16-25. 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 a Support Worker to join the team in providing support to young people across Stage 2 of the Croydon Youth Homelessness Pathway.

 

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of our Service Users? About supporting young 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 and/or challenging young people?

 

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

Oasis Community Housing is an equal opportunities employer

Registered charity no. 1107554.

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Download an Application Form, and send to recruitment@oasiscommunityhousing.org or Recruitment, Oasis Community Housing, 11 Walker Terrace, Gateshead, NE8 1EB.