Location
Guildford
Department
Housing Services
Advertising Salary
£12.93 per hour
Full Time Equivalent Hours Per Week
0
Careers Site Advertising End Date
09 Aug 2024

About The Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is attracted to covering occasional shifts on a casual basis or for short term periods in our supported housing service in Guilford.

At Salvation Army Homes we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement. The Relief Support Worker will work with people who are or have recently experienced homelessness and who are in need of support and accommodation. As a Relief Support Worker you will need to:

  • Get to know and build the trust of our clients
  • Unlock our clients’ potential to live independently
  • Enhance their social integration by encouraging participation in social and leisure programmes,
  • Help residents with their support needs and with the practicalities of everyday living.
Shifts will mainly be weekend work - either 8am to 4pm or 3pm to 11pm and sleep in until 8am the next day.

About You

Working in a way that aligns with our values and behaviours will come naturally to you. We also need you to have energy and passion, along with a positive, can do attitude in your daily contribution to transforming lives.

You will need to :

  • Be a confident and capable communicator
  • Be able to build trusting, professional relationships
  • Be able to help people to develop their skills, strengths and talents.
  • Have good knowledge or experience of working with homeless people, and / or supporting vulnerable people or groups,
  • Ideally participate in our on call rota as required, when engaged

About Us

A registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, Salvation Army Homes is dedicated to transforming lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of society - mainly people with complex needs and/or experiencing homelessness. 
 
Salvation Army Homes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
 

Our aim is to work with individuals to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery and enable positive behaviour. In order to succeed, however, we need the right people in place. Our workforce is one of our greatest assets, but only by recruiting the very best can we continue to deliver comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement. services to our residents. That’s where you come in.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, Salvation Army Homes is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We invite and welcome applications to apply for Salvation Army Homes opportunities without concern of bias or discrimination. 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

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