Project Worker (Job Ref: 20362)

Position Categories: Full Time, Homelessness, Mental Health, new, North West, Other, Part Time

Location: Runcorn

Salary: Up to £8.25ph based on experience

Closing Date: 25 January 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 20362JCP, 20362RED, 20362GWO


Short Job Description:

Halton Lodge provides housing-related support for adults (including 16/17 year olds) who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The service accommodates up to 66 people and provides support for adults with a range of needs including mental health related issues, learning disabilities and/or autistic spectrum conditions, people with substance misuse issues and people who have a history of offending. It’s a short-term accommodation service, with support focused on enabling and empowering tenants to find sustainable, long-term accommodation in the local community

As a Project Worker you will provide a warm, friendly and responsive support service at the Halton Lodge, an accommodation based service for adults who are homeless and have support needs including mental health related needs and substance misuse issues. The service has 66 units of accommodation across two wings, with the Cheshire Wing providing support for people with complex needs and the Ford Wing providing support for people with lower level support needs.

You will provide a highly responsive Supported Accommodation service at Halton Lodge by assisting hard to house / homeless people with complex problems to overcome their issues and develop the life skills to enable them to move on and sustain independent living. You will provide a safe & secure environment to enable people with a chaotic lifestyle, educational or health issues to stabilise their lives. 30 hours per week. We appreciate applications from graduates seeking a career in homeless service provision.

We do not accept CV’s as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required for which we pay for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency, all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies.


Application Instructions:

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Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed (recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk) to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.


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