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Single Homelessness Project

Project / Support Worker - Mental Health Services

Job Type

Salary

Location

Contract

Reference 

£22,793 – £24,555

Posted Date

Hammersmith & Fulham

Closing Date

SHP1100

4 June 2021

20 June 2021

1 x Permanent

1 x Fixed-term contract until 31st March 2022

Our Hammersmith and Fulham services are comprised of one high support hostel and two medium support hostels, housing 23 clients who have experiences of mental health concerns and some with additional complex needs; including substance use and offending behaviour.

SHP (Single Homeless Project) is one of London’s leading homelessness prevention charities and a dynamic and growing organisation changing 8,000 lives every year across London - from supporting people in crisis, to helping them take the final steps towards independence and employment.

The primary role of the Project Worker is to enable clients to understand their support needs and how to manage these effectively and will also support clients to develop their living skills, build social networks and access education, training or employment. Project Workers are responsible for completing comprehensive needs and risk assessments with clients and identifying short-term and long term goals and objectives.

Project Workers will need to be resilient, innovative, flexible and creative and have a commitment to working collaboratively and within a recovery framework including the SHP Opportunity and Recovery Programme. There will be an element of housing management work with the expectation that clients manage a successful tenancy before moving on to more independent housing.

You will work on a rota basis completing early, late and mid shifts, including weekends and Bank holidays.

Closing date for applications: 21st June 2021 (at Midnight)

Interviews to be held: 28th June 2021

This post will require an Enhanced DBS check to be processed for the successful applicant.

Our attractive benefits package includes:
– A salary increase after successfully completing six months.
– A 37.5 hour working week including flexible working hours (core hours are 10am – 4pm) in non-accommodation services
– 25 days annual leave, increasing annually to the maximum 30 days (plus paid Bank Holidays),
– A contributory pension scheme: SHP will contribute the equivalent of 5% of your annual salary
– Staff Health Cash Plan and discounts scheme
– Comprehensive and integrated training programme designed specifically to develop the skills and knowledge involved in our work

SHP is actively committed to equal opportunities and the promotion of diversity and inclusion, in all of our services and workplaces.

We are also Disability Confident Committed, a Stonewall Diversity Champion and are IIP Silver accredited.

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