Are you looking to work flexibly, in a varied role where you can make a real difference helping homeless people to rebuild their lives?

If so, you may be interested in joining our locum bank. We are looking for individuals to play a key role in supporting the delivery of our services.

About the role

As a Locum Worker you can work flexibly, on an ad hoc or temporary basis. In joining the Locum bank you will be able to link yourself to services where you would like to pick up shifts and take on the number of shifts that fit your individual circumstances. In order to provide you with ongoing support you will be allocated a supervising manager and you will have access to mandatory training to ensure you have the tools to keep our clients safe. We offer enhanced pay for bank holidays and you can also accrue holiday pay.

We are looking for people to join our Thurrock locum bank where you will play a key role in supporting the delivery of our services in the area. Our services in Thurrock consist of two homeless hostels located in the heart of Grays, a floating support service, an outreach service and a housing first service based out of Charles Street hostel. We support both young people (16-21) and adults to develop independent living skills and skills to support resettlement back in to the community after a period of homelessness.

Your role could include assessing the needs of individual rough sleepers on the streets, key working clients, supporting the day-to-day running of hostels, carrying out health and safety checks and working with external agencies.

What we’re looking for

These important roles will suit people with:

Experience of helping vulnerable people to identify personal goals and supporting them through a process of change

An understanding of the issues faced by homeless or vulnerable people and the difficulties they experience in accessing services.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to build positive relationships with a wide range of people and deal with those who may be in a difficult personal or emotional situation.

Above all, we are looking for inspirational, committed individuals who have a genuine desire to support people to rebuild their lives.

What we do

Our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 we supported nearly 30,000 people who were either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Our locums play a crucial role in helping us to make this happen.

How to apply

Click the ‘Apply Now’ Button at the top of the page to start your online application form.

To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the document available tab at the top of the advert page on our website.

Closing date: 10am on 29 June 2020

Interview and assessments on: TBC, from 13 July 2020 (to be held remotely via video conference call)

It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are in the top 100 of Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2020, we are also proud to have been awarded Personnel Today’s 2018 Diversity and Inclusion (Public Sector) award and we are a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities that we live and work within, we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.