Support Workers - The Society of St James (SSJ)

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Job type

Full Time and Part Time, Temporary


£18,738 - £19,561

Closing date

7 May 2021

Support Workers – *Immediate Start*

Portsmouth Homeless Day Services

Various Positions and hours to suit

Salary Scale: 16-18 (£18,738 – £19,561 per annum) plus unsocial hours payment, pro rata for part time)

Temporary contracts

Vacancy details

We are looking to recruit a number of people into various roles to help support our vulnerable clients for the duration of the Coronavirus.

It is not essential that you have experience of working with vulnerable people or in a residential setting, but working as part of the team, you will be committed to providing a good quality day-to-day service with a focus on promoting harm minimisation, basic life skills and emotional support.

We are looking for people who can work flexibly to meet the needs of residents, which includes working a rota of early, late and night shifts, weekends and bank holidays.

A sense of humour and empathy for the client group is essential.

** Full personal protective equipment and training will be provided **

Staff Benefits

As an Investors in People Gold employer, SSJ recognises that our staff are our greatest assets. We value and recognise our staff, offering some generous benefits, as well as the satisfaction of helping vulnerable people

• A Gold Investors in People Employer
• 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
• Flexible working options
• Buying additional annual leave
• Comprehensive induction and training
• Counselling, financial, personal support and health and well-being services via our Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Discounted laptops and computers with Jamie’s Computers

To apply

Please note that we cannot accept CVs for any of our vacancies nor do we accept applications from recruitment agencies and instead ask you to please visit the Work for Us page of The Society of St James website:

» Work for us (

Your application needs to be completed before the closing date and time. Any applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered.

If you have not been contacted within 10 days of the closing date please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Closing date: 7th May 2021

The Society of St James (SSJ) delivers high impact, person-centred, accommodation services to
people experiencing homelessness, substance misuse and mental health problems. The people we
support are at the heart of everything we do, our main aim and priority is to find people with values,
behaviours and attitudes to match our own.