Support Assistant

England, Essex, Colchester
Up to £16305.85 per annum + Excellent Benefits
08 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Tom Bullock
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Support Assistant
Location: Miles Close, Stanway, CO3 0JB
£7,525.00 per annum (£16,305.85 is Full time equivalent - 39 hours per week)
Part time, 18 hours per week
Contract: 6 Months Fixed Term Contract

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

Miles Close is a 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 18 hours per week on a weekly rota. You will be required to work weekends so you will need to be flexible. The full time equivalent salary is £16,305.85 per annum (based on a 39 hour week).

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

You will need experience of working in a support capacity and would have had exposure to similar groups of people. 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.
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

Alternatively you can apply on the career page on the Notting Hill Genesis 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 - Monday 27 May 2019

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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