Combating Homelessness, Creating Opportunities, Promoting Change

Hostel Worker

Hostel Worker:
Phase One
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Location: Brighton
Reference Number: 951
Hours per Week: 37 (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Salary: £22,881 per annum + £1,447 Anti-Social Hours Enhancement per annum

Phase One is a 52 bed high support hostel for single homeless men and women. All service users have multiple complex needs and our work is focused on providing safe, secure accommodation whilst addressing each resident’s individual support needs by providing tailored support packages to support service users towards living more independently.

Using psychologically informed and trauma informed practice, we work with service users to increase self-esteem and to begin to address the issues at the root cause of their homelessness, make the changes necessary to lead more settled lives, and realise their aspirations, using a personalised, goal centric support planning process. We work with clients who are using alcohol and substances and encourage them to examine their substance use issues and take positive steps towards their recovery and abstinence.

We are seeking to appoint a Hostel Worker to join our existing team of Support Workers.  Hostel Workers will support clients accommodated within the Phase One project and will provide housing and building management support to ensure that licenses are sustained and that a range of support needs are met.

The post holder will be an integral part of the Phase One team working to achieve the objectives of our Housing Related Support contract.

Essential requirements for this role are knowledge and experience of working with homeless clients with multiple complex needs, supporting the delivery of personalised support plans, an understanding of psychological and trauma informed practice, and the ability to work as part of a team.

You will be required to work shifts, including evenings and weekends, for which an enhancement is paid.

Closing Date: Thursday 22 November 2018 12.00pm
Interview Date: Tuesday 27 November 2018
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