We are passionate about helping vulnerable people to reach their full potential. We strive for a fairer society where vulnerable people find stability, the most excluded are included, and where homelessness and poverty are things of the past.
The role: Are you a dynamic, enthusiastic individual who is passionate about helping others? Join our Canterbury team.
This highly rewarding role involves:
Working with people who are sleeping rough, living in Porchlight’s hostels or are at risk of becoming homeless.
Giving them the support needed to overcome the trauma of the streets and rebuild their lives. This includes helping them with issues related to: mental health and substance misuse, accessing housing benefits, getting into education and employment, and setting up a new home.
You’ll be joining a charity that is successful in winning new contracts and committed to helping homeless and vulnerable people in Kent and beyond.
This role requires:
•Excellent communication and people skills
•Experience of working homeless or vulnerable people is preferred (those without experience will still be considered)
•A full driving licence and access to a car (subject to the provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and Equality Act 2010).
Benefits: As a Porchlight employee, you will have access to a wide range of benefits including free life insurance, 25 days holiday per year (increasing to 30 days after five years’ service) and the Porchlight pension scheme.
To apply please click on the Apply Online button below and download an application form from our website.
Porchlight is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Porchlight reserves the right to close this advert early should sufficient applications be received, therefore please complete your application as soon as possible.