Hostel Day Support Worker
6-Month Fixed Term Contract
Salary £19,554 per annum pro rata (22,255 per annum actual)
Working on a 3 day on 3 day off rota
Based in Bognor Regis
Stonepillow support and empower homeless and vulnerable people to achieve sustainable independence and wellbeing and make positive changes in their lives.
Within this role, you will be working at Stonepillow Bognor Hostel, which provides clients with short term accommodation, identifying their needs, and looking at a suitable move on plan into long term accommodation.
Your role is to 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 and signpost clients into services that will improve their housing, health and wellbeing while improving the client’s quality of life. This is achieved through the provision of engagement and individualised support plans, targeted interventions, signposting and group work, working closely with other projects within Stonepillow to identify a move on pathway, as well as external agencies.
It is essential that 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.
Closing date: Wednesday 22nd July 2020
An Enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.