Highway of Holiness
Location: London
Finance: Salary/Allowance
Duration: Open‑ended / Permanent
Activity: Church Related, Hospitality, Social Action, Other
Posted: 5 Aug 2019
Closes: Open-ended

Support Worker - Part-time (Highway House)

Highway of Holiness

Job Title: Support Worker     

Salary: £13,500

Hours: 20 Hours per week (Part time)

Location: Highway House (www.highwayhouse.co.uk)

Responsible to: Project Manager    

Highway of Holiness church in Tottenham, London runs the Highway House Shelter in the church premises. Since we opened our doors in 2009, over 900 people have been helped with shelter, food and counselling, along with the opportunity for much needed companionship with others. We help those who have fallen on difficult times in their lives and need a helping hand. This includes those who are some of the most disenfranchised in our communities and without our help, would simply not be able to access other shelters in London: including those with no recourse to public funds.

Summary of role

This post is responsible for ensuring that guests who attend Highway House are in the first instance made welcome. The primary role will be to engage those guests in developing a pathway of support for them, and help them move to the maximum independence they are capable of.  Providing baseline and continuing monitoring of their progress will be required, as will working closely with the manager and the administration officer.

  • Be responsible for receiving guests
  • Initial recording of guests details
  • Work with guests to identify their needs
  • Research and engage appropriate support for guests
  • Develop links with health and welfare agencies to benefit guests
  • Support the physical and mental well being of guests
  • Ensure effective collection of monitoring information, consultation and feedback
  • Report regularly to the project manager upon the progress of the project against stated outcomes
  • Agree with Manager and Trustees any actions regarding outcomes
  • Ensure all safeguarding issues are dealt with effectively as detailed within our policy
  • Work with, support, and build the understanding of volunteers
  • Assist the Project Manager with training volunteers on site
  • Agree and maintain work plans with Project Manager
  • Produce regular reports for the Project Manager and board of trustees
  • Work with project Manager to engage partners and develop new opportunities
  • Contribute to review of activities so they are based upon need
  • Identify and contribute to all legal requirements being met
  • Work with the Project Manager and Administrator ensuring the information is processed to provide monitoring and evaluation reports
  • Work with the Project Manager to review action plan, delivery plans and risk assessments
  • Training volunteers in support work
  • Any other duties deemed necessary

To apply, send a cover letter and a copy of your CV to info@highwayofholiness.co.uk

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Highway of Holiness

Highway of Holiness church is a place with a mission to lead the nations into eternity. We are a community oriented church reaching the lost, destitute and the marginalised in our community for the Kingdom of God.
Unit 8
2-8 Fountayne Road
N15 4QL