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sUpport & Advice Worker

Location     The Marylebone Project, Westminster, London
 
Details The Marylebone Project is one of the largest women’s hostels in the UK for women affected by homelessness. We provide shelter education opportunities, spiritual space and events in a welcoming and secure environment.

As a Support and Advice Worker you will have the privilege of providing impartial and
confidential information, advice, and guidance to service users about a variety of topics
which include housing and employment. Ensuring that service users are aware of their
housing options and signposting them to specialist services. You'll explain the options
available to the people you work with, helping them to make informed choices about
their future.

This role will be based within our newly refurbished Centre where you will Coordinate
and facilitate our Drop-in Service for rough sleepers, providing them with a range of
services including food provision; laundry; showers; clothing and nurses clinics.

You will need to be someone who can work with other people unconditionally, who has
an understanding of the challenges of homelessness and can work without judgement.
The ideal candidate will be a strong team player with excellent communication skills and
able to work well with others. You need to be a person who flourishes working in a busy
environment, is resilient, and enjoys helping others grow. Our values are at the heart of what we do, so you should be someone who models these in all they do
 
Salary
 
£27,829 per annum
Hours     40 hours per week
Normal working pattern will be working across early, late and night shifts working on weekends as directed by the Project rota. You will work flexible shift patterns which include 08:00 -16:00, 13:00-21.30, 21:00- 08.30 and weekends.
 
Pension Church Army is an auto enrolment employer. If you are eligible for pension contributions, you will be enrolled in to a qualifying scheme and minimum pension contributions will be made by the employer.
 
Annual Leave 28 days per annum, rising by 1 day per year to a maximum of 33 days, inclusive of 8 bank holidays. As the project works on a 24/7 basis, you will be required to work some bank holidays.
 
Contract Open-Ended, Full Time
 
DBS         An enhanced DBS check required and compliance with Church Army’s safeguarding policies. Safeguarding training will be required. 
 
Occupational Requirement *Positions are exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.

Physical requirement: The Marylebone Project is based over two sites, 100m apart, and the job regularly involves walking throughout and between both sites. The Bradbury House site is a listed building, over six floors, with only five having lift access. The postholder must be able to access all areas of the Project, and may be required to do so quickly in the event of an emergency. There is also a requirement to travel across London for work related purposes. The ability to undertake these physical aspects of the role and to carry smaller items are required as essential.
 
Closing Date
 
8am on Thursday 4th May 2021
Interviews
 
w/c 17th or 24th May 2021
More info For more information on the role, please see the job pack. 

To apply, please submit a Marylebone Project Application Form available on the website

For more information, please email recruitment@maryleboneproject.org.uk.
 

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