SHAP is a charity which has provided accommodation and support to young and vulnerable people throughout Merseyside and Cheshire for over 40 years. We provide a wide range of services and tailor support to the individual, helping them to gain life skills and attain independence. We have come a long way from our humble beginnings and are proud of what we have achieved and the number of people we have helped along the way. We are recognised for the quality of support provided to young and vulnerable people, our creativity and the can do attitude that our staff possess.
For further information please contact us on 01744 454 056 or email@example.com
SHAP is committed to equal opportunities and non-discriminatory practices.
Relief Project Support Worker (Liverpool, St Helens, Knowsley and Halton)
25 hours per week until 31st March 2021 (with opportunities to work additional hours as overtime across all of our services)
Salary £19,510 to £20,590 pro rata, plus shift allowance (where applicable)
Application deadline: 30th November 2020
We are recruiting a relief project support worker to deliver high quality housing related support, guidance and advice to a wide range of vulnerable and socially excluded clients (and sometimes their children). This includes teenage parents, people with mental health problems, support needs related to the use or misuse of alcohol and or drugs, people leading chaotic lives and those with complex needs.
This role will offer relief cover for staff sickness or annual leave. A minimum of 25 hours per week will be offered.
Who should apply?
We are looking for enthusiastic and approachable people who have knowledge and experience of working within housing, care and support with young people and / or teenage parents. You should have at least one year’s experience of working in a similar role with knowledge of the issues faced by vulnerable and socially excluded young people including those with mental health problems, alcohol misuse, substance misuse and offending behaviour.
If you have the required specialist knowledge, can listen effectively, are supportive, work respectfully and can identify with our organisation and the role, please send an expression of interest along with a written explanation on how you meet the requirements for this role to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference ID Relief Support Worker.
A driving licence, references and an enhanced DBS check are essential for this post.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Andy Lee-McGurk on 07471 035 377.