Assistant Support Worker Nights
Changing Lives
Whitehead Street, South Shields
1d ago

About you

Do you have experience working with socially disadvantaged and vulnerable individuals?

Do you have knowledge of adult and child safeguarding? Do you have experience of working in an environment that requires confidentiality?

Do you have knowledge of the causes and effects related to homelessness?

Do you have commitment to the values of Changing Lives? Do you have commitment to detail, ensuring all work is accurate, concise and understandable?

Do you have commitment to equality and diversity?

If so, the Assistant Support Worker Nights role may be the role for you.

About us

Changing Lives began in 1970, when four people set up Tyneside Cyrenians, offering food and shelter to people experiencing homelessness in the North East.

Since then, services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.

Today our charity employs over 600 staff, has 400 volunteers and operates from Berwick to London giving people hope and aspiration that their lives can change.

We listen carefully to the experiences of people with lived experience and 20% of staff at Changing Lives have previously used services.

At Changing Lives, we believe that everyone deserves a safe home, a rewarding job and a life free from addiction or abuse.

We also believe that, given the right support, anyone can change their life for the better. By focusing on their strengths, potential and opportunities, we help over 14,000 people overcome their problems and live safe, successful, independent lives each year.

We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.

About the job

To work with people to ensure they have the skills and resilience to live independently. To ensure the safety and security of all residents living in Changing Lives accommodation

What can we offer you in return?

  • Long established local employer
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Central location (near Team Valley Retail Park Gateshead) with Free onsite parking
  • Employee Pension scheme 5% Employee / 3% Employer
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
  • CLUB Scheme Access to Online Discounts
  • Comprehensive Learning & Development Opportunities
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