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Project Worker

CB5 8LA, Cambridge
£26,600 per annum
Closing date
1 May 2024

Are you passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of those experiencing homelessness?

Project Worker
Cambridge, CB5 8LA
Salary: £26,600 per annum
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday 9-5pm

Our client is the longest standing charity delivering support services for homeless people in Cambridge. Their mission is to support and empower those who are homeless or vulnerable to homelessness and to make a positive difference to the quality of their lives. They are currently looking for a Project Worker to join their team and contribute to the transformational journey of individuals in their supported housing service.

As Project Worker, you will take responsibility for the day to day running of projects belonging to the charity. You will provide cover and one to one support for residents of their existing move on and long stay projects.

Role duties include:

  • Ensure that individuals accepting accommodation understand their rights and responsibilities as residents of the project.
  • Ensure that accommodation charges are collected and arrears followed up, that housing benefit claims are processed and closely monitored, and that proper records are kept.
  • Encourage participation of the residents in the services provided and to ensure they share the responsibility for the day to day running of the house. 
  • Support residents in identifying solutions to their social and housing problems to enable residents to live as independently as possible.
  • Ensure residents are aware of all entitlements to welfare and housing benefits, that they are aware of their housing options and assist in making applications as necessary.
  • To develop and maintain links with appropriate statutory and voluntary agencies on behalf of residents.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary with the potential for growth.
  • 9-5pm working pattern, with no evening or weekend shifts.
  • 25 days’ annual leave pro-rata (rising to 30). Plus an extra day for your Birthday.
  • Regular supervision and continuous professional development opportunities.
  • An inclusive and supportive work environment.
  • Weekly well-being hour.

Application Deadline: 12pm, 1st May 2024
Interviews: 8th May 2024


Please click 'Apply' and follow the job board process. You will receive an email from CHM Recruit containing further information on how to apply for the role. Please note that although you may be asked by the job board to upload a CV, you are not applying at this stage.

The organisation is committed to diversity and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Join them in shaping an exciting role and making a difference in the lives of those in need.

No agencies please.

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