Adult Social Care and Integrated Services

Newcastle upon Tyne

Relief Housing Support Assistants (Cherry Tree View)



As and when required

£19,312 - £20,493 per annum, pro rata

We need enthusiastic and reliable people to join us as Housing Support Assistants to cover day and night shifts. The posts would cover for sickness or other absence and the number of working hours available cannot be guaranteed.

You will be part of a team providing safe, clean and supportive temporary accommodation to homeless families and individuals. You will be the first point of contact for residents and your duties will include: providing and recording information, liaising with colleagues and other services, monitoring the CCTV system, reception, cleaning, minor repairs and handling small amounts of money.

You should have a strong commitment to high standards of customer service and care. You need to be calm, confident, respectful of others and able to work sensitively with people in crisis. It is essential that you are capable of moving and handling of materials and furniture and able to undertake cleaning duties. You will need to be able to use IT systems such as Microsoft Teams and email.

The post involves working a shift pattern as the premises need to be staffed 24 hours a day. Shifts are either 8.00am to 4.00pm, 1.00pm to 9.00pm or 9.00pm to 8.00am.

For further information please contact Penny Brunton, Temporary Accommodation Manager on 277 1742.

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In accordance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, staff deployed to work in CQC registered care homes providing accommodation and nursing or personal care are required to have full vaccination status or a medical exemption before working or being deployed into work settings covered by the legislation. Applicants to positions covered by these regulations are required to provide certified evidence of their vaccination status or medical exemption as part of any pre employment checks.

Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours

Closing date:

2 December 2021

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