Support Worker

£17,260 per annum + full training to be provided
05 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Shane Mayes
Contract Type
Full Time


JOB TITLE: Support Worker (Luton and Dunstable)


SALARY & BENEFITS: £17,260 per annum + full training to be provided + ongoing training and development opportunities


WORKING HOURS: 37 Hours per week - rota


THE COMPANY: We are delighted to be working with a charity that is dedicated to helping the homeless in Luton and Dunstable and have been doing so for more than 25 years! The charity provides temporary accommodation and support services for independent living and provides a range of vital services to their client base.


The charity has six projects based in Luton and three in Dunstable to support homeless individuals between the ages of 16-64. For 30 years they have provided quality emotional and practical support to a varied client group who have found themselves homeless.


The organisation is now looking for a passionate, motivated and committed Support Worker to support their projects.



THE ROLE:  We are looking for a Support worker who can really demonstrate and champion the charity’s ethos of respect, happiness, togetherness, innovate and inspire through the provision of support and guidance for the service users.


The role will involve working on different projects / in different hostels, however all of these hostels are within close proximity.


Key Responsibilities to include:- Support Worker (Luton and Dunstable)

  • Lone working with homeless people in the project hostels
  • Empowering homeless people to gain independence by supporting them with cooking, cleaning, budgeting, finding accommodation and much more
  • Supporting homeless people by signposting them to relevant services


THE CANDIDATE: You don’t necessarily need experience in a similar role, but you will need to be naturally compassionate, with patience and the ability to be a constant source of positivity and support for the client group. You won’t be caring for, or doing everything for the service group, but rather supporting and inspiring the individuals to reach a point where they can be independent.


Key experience essential for the role:- (Luton and Dunstable)
  • Candidates must have flexibility with regard to shift patterns which will include some weekends and evenings.

Are you the Support Worker we are looking for? If yes then please hit the apply now button.


You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.