Job description

Location: Devonport House, Plymouth

Working hours: 40 hours per week (Fixed 3 week rota including lates and weekends)

Contract: Permanent

Interview Date: To be confirmed

The Salvation Army forms part of the Christian church and boasts an extensive social remit, providing a range of social and community services, including services for children and the elderly, those trapped in modern-day slavery, homeless people, individuals struggling with addiction, and people seeking employment.

Key Responsibilities: The role of Specialist Support Worker will focus primarily on the delivery of tailored transitioning support to people living at Zion House.

You will support the development and delivery of a specialist programme of transition-based support to people living at Zion House preparing them for independent living.

You will take a case management approach to all people and provide intensive, strength-based support to each service user in setting up their tenancies and settling into Zion House.

The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a busy environment, be solution focused, show good time management skills and can demonstrate ability to prioritise and make decisions under pressure.
  • Motivation towards supporting vulnerable clients to achieve focussed and positive life outcomes.
  • Able to work within the Christian ethos of The Salvation Army.