Three support workers

Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland


£18,000 – £19,000 per annum

Full time role:

37 hours per week Monday to Friday full time/18.5 hours per week part time.

Support Worker – 2 x Full Time Roles and 1 x Part Time Role

Oasis Community Housing has been expanding our Basis Beds service in Gateshead over the last two years and plan to extend further over the next 12 months as well as develop the offer in Sunderland and South Tyneside. The project will provide an accommodation offer to those furthest from safe and appropriate housing in a service designed specifically for individuals with multiple and complex needs.  Basis Beds is a same day access housing first style project with properties dispersed throughout the borough of Gateshead.

The post holder will be part of a team delivering floating support to Service Users accommodated in Basis Beds, providing assistance in accessing the accommodation to those considered suitable who have received brief intervention in our resource centre, a day centre style drop in community based project delivering both homeless prevention and homelessness response services through emergency relief and advice and guidance to vulnerably housed and rough sleepers.

You will be qualified to NVQ2 or equivalent in a relevant subject and have knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable people in a paid or unpaid capacity. An understanding of the benefits system and knowledge of drug and alcohol misuse are all essential for this role.

(please note that CVs are not accepted)

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Closing date for applications is 9am on Mon 1st July 2019

Interviews will take place on week commencing 8th July 2019

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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