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Assistant Project Worker

Assistant Project Worker

Are you someone who can motivate young people to recognise and unlock their talents to enable them to achieve their full potential?

saha is a nationwide charity and a leading provider of residential centres, foyers, supported accommodation and move-on housing for single and homeless people across the UK.

We are on a transformation journey, striving to assist our residents and our staff alike, to help them in Transforming Lives. Our hard work has been rewarded as saha has been awarded a spot in the Times Best Companies Top 100 Not-For-Profit Organisation to Work For 2020..

Assistant Project Worker Responsibilities:

You will assist the keyworker for the residents of the ESYMS. Taking an assests based approach you will coach them to identify their skills and talents both as a young woman and Mother, helping them to transition into move on accommodation while keeping safeguarding principles and practices at the core of your work.

These are exciting opportunities for you to use your experience and knowledge of supported housing and parenting at this service. You will need to be innovative, have the ability to work under pressure and possess the drive, passion and commitment to change lives.

Assistant Project Worker Requirements:

You should be an excellent communicator with an approachable nature and capable of dealing with young people in a calm and understanding way. roven ability to work with engage and relate to young people aged 16-25 years old is essential. Experience of working with babies or children and safeguarding is desirable.

A Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Certificate will be required for these roles.

About Salvation Army Housing Association:

The Salvation Army Housing Association (saha) is an organisation that provides a range of housing and varied support services to vulnerable people. Our aim is to support people in achieving their full potential. We are currently going through a large period of growth and have a vacancy for Assistant Project Worker.

Location: East Sussex – Eastbourne and Newhaven (mainly Eastbourne based but cover in-between the 2 required on occasion)

Job type: Part time, Permanent, 24 hours per week, this includes every other Saturday

Salary: £10,882.56 per annum

Benefits: 26 days (FTE) annual holiday rising a day a year for the first 5 years + bank holidays, Life Assurance, Pension scheme and an Employee Health Assistance Programme. Professional development opportunities and flexible working arrangements.

Closing date: 16th August 2020.
Interview dates: 25th August 2020

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier depending on a number of successful candidates.

You may have experience of the following: Young parents, young people, young women, children, housing, homelessness, support, life skills, Project Worker, Project Assistant, Housing Officer, Social Worker, Support Worker, Social Housing, Social Care, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, Third Sector, etc.

Here at saha, we are an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating inclusive environment for all current and future team members, working together to continue to help Transforming Lives.

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    Charity & Not For Profit

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    Part-time Flexible

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    £10883 per annum

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