Job Vacancies – Chess Homeless

Job Vacancies

Wellbeing Support Worker –  Temporary Contract

Line Managed By: Team Leader

Hours: 37.5hrs a Week Hours between 8am and 7pm Monday – Sunday on a rota basis.

Terms: Immediate start – 31st January 2024

Overall Purpose of the Job

The Wellbeing Support Worker will enable rough sleepers to improve their mental health, physical wellbeing and move off the streets into supported housing providing stability and support. Focus will be on helping them make improvements to their mental health, managing physical health problems, sustaining a tenancy with support under the CHESS Change programme and other accommodation options.

The Wellbeing Support Worker will be in contact with long term rough sleepers resident in the CHESS change programme to improve their physical and mental health, linking them into mental health services as required and be available to chat, whilst informally assessing their needs, and building trust. Developing, creating and maintaining partnerships with the voluntary and statutory mental health agencies is a vital component of the role to deliver maximum impact to helping service users sustain their accommodation and achieve a better quality of life.

Other requirements for the role:

A valid UK driving licence is a requirement for this role.

This role is subject to the satisfactory completion of a DBS check and receipt of suitable references. The full job description/person specification can be downloaded below, along with the application form. Please complete this and return to recruitment@chesshomeless.org

Closing Date: 26th April 2022

Interviews: W/C 2nd May 2022

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