Relief Support Worker
Salary: Grade B: £11.23 p/h inc £45 overnight allowance (inc London Weighting)
Part time role: As needed.
Oasis Community Housing is a Christian response to homelessness and disadvantage providing housing, support and other specialised services. Our vision is for everyone to be part of a community where they are included, belong and have what they need to reach their God-given potential.
We provide holistic support, including one to one key work, Support Planning, Life and Employability Skills Workshops and opportunities for personal development. We’re seeking to recruit Relief Support Workers to join the team in providing support to vulnerable people.
Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of our Service Users? About supporting vulnerable people and preparing them for increased independence? Do you have experience working in supported housing with young people and/or extensive experience of supporting vulnerable and/or challenging young people?
To join us you will need to demonstrate a holistic approach in relating to vulnerable people and an understanding of the pressures facing vulnerable people, particularly around homelessness. You will need the ability to engage, relate and motivate vulnerable people, to use your initiative and work flexibly in a demanding environment. Communication is vital to the work that we do, and you will need strong communication skills and have the ability to effectively and efficiently author, read and transfer information both electronically and verbally. You will be using a range of platforms to document information and interactions, so knowledge of word processing programmes such as Word are essential.
In return you will benefit from a supportive, creative environment and have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills. We are passionate about our staff and believe in caring for them in the same ways we care about our service users. We believe staff are the foundation stone to the success of the charity and so we do everything we can to make sure they feel valued, supported, engaged and developed. We welcome applicants from all faiths or none, but it is important that all employees understand and sympathise with the Christian ethos of Oasis Community Housing.
Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS Enhanced Disclosure.