Jigsaw Homes is a customer-focused, enthusiastic and growing Trust, providing safe, comfortable, secure and affordable homes for people across Tameside, Greater Manchester, Oldham and Nottingham. We’re dedicated to making a difference, creating neighbourhoods where people want to live – and an organisation where people want to work.
Jigsaw Homes Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.
All successful applicants will be required to complete and enhanced DBS check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment.
Post: Casual Resettlement Assistants x 2
Salary: £11.85 per hour
We are looking for enthusiastic people to join our casual bank of staff within our contracted homeless accommodation service. You will have experience supporting people with complex needs helping them to overcome barriers so they can be resettled back in to the community
We operate a 24/7 service for our customers covering all aspects of homelessness and we also provide a telephone out of hours service for our partner agencies.
Working as part of motivated team, you will be providing support and advice to maintain the welfare and safeguard all our customers.
You will have experience working with vulnerable client group in a front line customer environment and you will have great communication skills with everyone you meet, either face to face or by telephone
You will have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to respond sensitively to individuals needs being tactful but assertive depending on the circumstances. Knowledge of housing and welfare benefits legislation would be desirable.
You will need to be flexible to meet service needs as you may be required to cover shifts at short notice. You will be expected to work waking nights, late evenings, weekends and bank holidays so you must be willing to work all patterns.
Closing date: 27th October 2020
Jigsaw Homes Group celebrates diversity and is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.