Relief Project Worker - YPS

6 days left

Location
St Albans, Hertfordshire
Salary
Up to 9.50 UKP per hour
Posted
20 Apr 2021
Closes
18 May 2021
Ref
598795
Contact
Ms Caroline Seery
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

As a Relief Project Worker, you will assist in the day to day running of a supported housing project for young people aged 16 to 25.





About us





We’re one of the UK’s leading housing associations, a member of the G15 group of London’s largest housing associations, with 34,000 homes and 1,200 employees in London and the Home Counties.



We are inspired by the benefits of a diverse workforce. We encourage diversity and inclusion at all levels of our organisation and are fully committed to equality of opportunity. We have been voted a Sunday Times top 100 Best Company to Work for, investing care, time and resources in our people.





Our purpose





Our purpose at Catalyst is to provide ‘homes people love’. That means everything from creating and maintaining great homes, to delivering excellent service to customers every day. We offer a wide range of housing solutions and opportunities for our diverse range of customer needs and requirements including, rent, part ownership or purchase. By doing so, we build more than homes – we build communities.





What we’re looking for:






  • Do you have previous experience of working in a similar role or the passion and desire to work with vulnerable and complex people?

  • Do you have good IT skills and the ability to manage complex cases?

  • Are you a strong communicator with excellent people skills?





If so, this is the perfect role for you!





We currently have a great opportunity for a Relief Project Worker to join us on a casual relief basis.





Do you have what it takes?





To succeed in your role as a Relief Project Worker you will:






  • Manage the missing procedure for all residents as required.

  • Respond appropriately in an emergency situation and contact the on-call manager if required.

  • Adhere to the projects safeguarding and protection from abuse procedure.

  • Help to keep the project clean and tidy at all times as well as clean empty rooms when necessary.

  • Bring a discreet and sensitive approach with strong professional boundaries and be able to confidently deal with tense and difficult situations.

  • Commit to working overnight and unsociable hours.

  • Have an understanding of safeguarding and knowledge of the benefit system (not essential)

  • This is a Relief position, which means you will not have fixed hours or shifts; you will be required to support during busy periods, holidays and to cover absence therefore you must have the ability to be flexible and be willing to work unsocial hours.





The UK has a housing problem which affects every one of us, because housing is the foundation of the society we live in. Catalyst is part of the solution and you could be too!



This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check and will require a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.





Additional Documents





View the full Role Profile



View the Catalyst Privacy Statement





The benefits





We’re committed to making Catalyst a great place to work. As well as offering a positive culture we offer a competitive pay and benefits package, some of which are listed below:






  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates

  • Up to 27 days paid annual leave up, to a maximum of 30 days

  • Two additional paid volunteering days each year

  • A generous salary sacrifice pension scheme: matching a contribution of 3- 5% of your monthly salary with up to another 9% by us




  • Flexible and agile working

  • Learning and development programme where we invest in your personal development and training as soon as you start work with us





To find out more, take a look at our benefits page - https://careers.chg.org.uk/catalyst-benefits/





Ready to apply?





To be considered for the role of Relief Project Worker, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit your details along with a copy of your CV and a supporting statement.








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