Resident Support Worker


Closing Date: Monday 29th March 2021 at 12 noon

Interviews will be held on: week commencing 29th March 2021

Availability to start work: Early April 2021

Hours: 36 hours a week, full time from Monday to Friday.

Duration: Full fixed term contract starting April 2021 to the end of June 2021 (probable extension to March 2022 depending on funding)

Salary: £27,701 pro rata

Since the first national lockdown in 2020, Kingston Churches Action on Homelessness (KCAH) has been working with Kingston Council to accommodate rough sleepers in emergency hotel accommodation. In October 2020, Kingston Council secured a number of properties in the borough for those accommodated in hotels to move into. KCAH is commissioned to provide ongoing support to the individuals in these properties to try to ensure no one returns to the streets after the pandemic.

About the Job

We are looking for an enthusiastic, confident person to join our Resident Support Team. The Resident Support Worker will provide high quality support, delivered in a strength based, person centred way. You will help individuals to identify their goals, interests and ambitions. You will complete and regularly review support plans with each person on your case load, focussing on what KCAH can do to help them achieve their goals.

Reporting to the Resident Support Coordinator, you will need to be efficient, well organised, flexible and able to respond quickly to unexpected developments. Previous experience of working in this area will be advantageous but is not essential.

Appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Criminal Records Bureau and satisfactory references.

Email an up-to-date CV with a covering letter that provides detailed evidence that you have the qualities to meet every point in the person specification to Sophie Mayor, Resident Support Coordinator

Please note: CVs without a covering letter will not be considered.

If you wish to discuss the role, please email Sophie providing your telephone number and you will be contacted.


Resident Support Worker: Job Description

Resident Support Worker: Person Specification