HARP (Homeless Action Resource Project) is an exciting and innovative organisation for the homeless that provides accommodation, advice and support tailored to the specific needs of homeless people in the Southend-on-Sea area to enable them to live independently within the community.
HARP are looking for experienced and passionate people to join our relief worker bank to cover recruitment, weekends, sickness, maternity and other absences in a range of supported housing projects in the Southend and Westcliff area.
All relief workers placed in a housing support worker capacity will work as part of a team, cover core key working duties and will need to have a good understanding of the issues involved in delivering effective support services to a range of homeless and vulnerable people.
Relief workers are casual workers who are called on as and when required and will need to be able to work flexibly and be willing to work shifts.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Ability to manage difficult situations, and deal with them calmly, efficiently and effectively
- An empathy and understanding for homeless people, especially those who have complex needs.
- The skills to work both on your own initiative and as part of a team, with the availability to work unsociable hours, including evenings, nights, weekends and Bank Holidays
Please refer to the Person Specification to complete the Supporting Statement.
Please quote Ref. SHW1.
If you are interested in this position the job description and person specification detailing the Technical and Professional knowledge required and an application form can be found at website www.harpsouthend.org.uk using the “Get Involved” tab and then “Careers”.
Closing Date: Thursday 21st June 2018 (noon)
Short listing Day: Monday 2nd July 2018
Interview Day: Monday 9th July 2018