At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions.
As the Project Worker, you will be based within a hostel accommodation that provides housing related support to vulnerable homeless women with complex needs and mental health issues. You will be joining a team dedicated to providing clients with a safe environment in which to build their confidence, promoting opportunities for positive change and supporting their recovery journey.
The role will involve undertaking key working activities such as referrals/interviews/booking in clients and housing management activities such as finances, resettlement and health and hygiene. You’ll also assist our clients to develop and care for themselves by providing advice and guidance on personal care and relevant life skills.
To succeed, you will either have personal experience of homelessness or a sound understanding of the issues faced by homeless or vulnerably housed people. You should also possess good interpersonal and listening skills; in order to be able to establish an effective working relationship with clients. Good numeracy, I.T and written communication skills are also required., as is having knowledge and understanding of the statutory and voluntary services in Bristol.
In return, we offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, staff discounts scheme and flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. We are also committed to providing our staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities in support of their personal and professional development.
Flexibility is required, as you’ll be working a shift rota that includes evenings, weekends and public holidays.
To find out more and apply please go to www.mungos.org/work-with-us/careers/current-vacancies/
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Closing date: 10.00am, 22 February 2019. Interviews and assessments on 15 March 2019.
It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check, will be undertaken for the successful candidate.
*For genuine occupational requirement reasons we are looking to appoint a female only for this post (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).
At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are in the top 50 of Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2019, we are also proud to have been awarded Personnel Today’s 2018 Diversity and Inclusion (Public Sector) award and we are a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities that we live and work within, we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.