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Job Title
Support Worker - Homelessness
Organisation
Riverside
Job Description
Job Title:  Journey Coach
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £25,965.41 (£27,112.48 is achieved after 18 months successful performance in the role)
Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Working Pattern: Shift work 07.00-15.00 and 14.00-22.00 including weekends on a rolling 6 week rota
Location: Simon Mead House, Maidstone

If you share our values and are excited about making a significant impact at Riverside, please ensure you attach a current CV and covering letter. At Riverside we recruit to potential not just on skills and experience, so we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet all the essential criteria on the job description.

Application link:  https://eqay.fa.em1.ukg.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/2925/?utm_medium=jobshare

The difference you will make as a Journey Coach

You will be responsible for the delivery of individual, positive outcome focused support packages to clients of Riverside’s supported schemes, ensuring that the support service promotes empowerment and independence. The emphasis will be on using coaching methods to empower clients on their resettlement journey, delivering individual personalised support packages, reflective of different client needs, including culture and diversity issues.

You will assist clients with day-to-day tenancy issues, payment of rent, claiming benefits, preparing units to let and working with clients to agree goals and actions.

About you

We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience of working with vulnerable client groups

  • An understanding of providing structured support to vulnerable people – this could include having your own lived experience of homelessness or drug or alcohol addiction

  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet customer and business needs, which may not include normal office hours and may include lone working


Why Riverside?
At Riverside, we’re a housing association with a difference – enhancing the everyday for all our customers. For 90 years, we’ve been revitalising neighbourhoods and supporting communities by providing the homes they need to live full, fulfilling and rewarding lives.

We have a portfolio of over 75,000 affordable residential and retirement homes across the UK. Our work ranges from homelessness services to social care, employment support to retirement living, and we need the best people on board to help us.

Working with us, you’ll enjoy:

  • Competitive pay & generous pension

  • 28 days holidays plus bank holidays

  • Flexible working options available

  • Investment in your learning, personal development and technology

  • A wide range of benefits


Diversity and Inclusion at Riverside:
We are inclusive. At Riverside, we value diversity in all its forms. We foster a workplace where all individuals are respected, empowered, and heard. Our commitment to inclusivity drives our success and enriches the lives of our customers and colleagues.

Riverside is a Disability Confident Employer and operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for any applicant who declares they have a disability. If the applicant meets the minimum requirements for the role (as set out in the role profile and/or person specification) they will be guaranteed an interview.

Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Job Summary

  • Location

    Maidstone, Kent

  • Organization

    Riverside

  • Job Type

    Permanent

  • Salary

    £25965.41

  • Closing Date

    25/07/2024

  • Reference ID

    34624

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