Support Assistant

England, Essex, Southminster
Up to £16975.02 per annum
08 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Tom Bullock
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Support Assistant
Location: St Giles, East Hanningfield (Nr Chelmsford), CM3 8AS
Contract 6 Month Fixed Term Contract
Hours: Part Time - 20 hours per week
Salary: £16,975.02 pro rata per annum

We have an excellent opportunity for a part time Support Assistant to join our team in our supported housing scheme located in East Hanningfield, Essex. This post will require you to offer support to our customers with learning difficulties.

St Giles is a beautiful and purpose built supported housing scheme supporting our customers with learning difficulties from the local area.

The service aims to provide an excellent supported housing service to customers who have learning difficulties to help customers in day to day activities including planning, preparing and cooking a main evening meal.

Notting Hill Genesis manages the accommodation and delivers person centred support to our customers, to maintain their independence, effectively manage and improve their personal safety and improve wellbeing.
You will be required to work 20 hours per week on a weekly rota. You will be required to work weekends so you will need to be flexible. You will work two weekends on, and one weekend off.

Please see the role profile for full details on this vacancy or you can request a copy by emailing Tom Bullock at Retinue Solutions.

Who We Are Looking For

You will need experience of working in a support capacity and would have had exposure to similar groups of people. You will have had experience of supporting individuals with learning difficulties.
You will have experience of providing services to customers with care and/or support needs similar to those within the post's remit, social housing or social care environment. You will possess experience of working within a team as well as experience of using own initiative to solve problems

Where appropriate you will have necessary experience of providing services in accommodation based settings - care home or supported housing etc.

You will be keen and have experience in organising and arranging customer activities. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and show an understanding of policy and best practice in housing related support and social housing management.

You will possess strong written and verbal communication skills. You will need to demonstrate good time management and also hold good knowledge of IT systems.

The annual salary for this Support Assistant role is £16,975.02 pro rata. This is a part time post (based on full time 39 hour per week).

Please see the Role Profile for further details. You can request this from our Recruitment Partner - Retinue Solutions.

For further information or an informal conversation regarding the role please contact Tom Bullock on 0203 837 7880 or email

You can apply on the company website:

You will need to supply your CV and a Supporting Statement in order to apply. Your Supporting Statement must cover the requirements in the Role Profile (detailing your suitability for the role).

This can be found on the Notting Hill Genesis website or you can request a copy to complete your application.

Advert Closes - Sunday 24 March

Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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