Hostel Assistant Support Worker
Stonepillow offers shelter, information and support to empower homeless and vulnerable people to make positive changes in their lives.
Recently Stonepillow has gone through a number of organisational changes, including the 2 Night Shelters being radically updated to now offering 24 hour support in both, meaning we now need to recruit Assistant Support Workers in both of our hostels.
Within this role you will be working within one of the Stonepillow Hostels that provide clients with short term accommodation, identifying their needs, and looking at a suitable move on plan into long term accommodation.
Your role is to assist the Support Worker support homeless adults who may be experiencing a number of complexities including Mental Health and/or Substance misuse issues or who may be in some other way socially disadvantaged.
The aim of the role is to support clients in our hostel by providing a safe, supportive and non-judgemental service. Duties will include monitoring access to the building and ensuring that the hostel is kept clean and safe, carrying out environment checks and taking appropriate action to maintain the condition of the building. good communication skills are essential as you will need to interact with service users and other professionals.
You will have a non-judgmental and enabling approach to supporting single homeless and vulnerable adults and have experience and knowledge of Health, Housing and Work issues facing service users who are in recovery.
Details of this post can be downloaded from our website www.stonepillow.org.uk or please contact our Admin Team on 01243 537934, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 15th August 2018
An Enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.