Apprentice Support Worker

November 12, 2023

Job Description

Job title: Apprentice Support Worker

Company: St Mungo’s

Job description: Are you interested in using your personal experience to inspire clients throughout their recovery while gaining a qualification for your own future development?

The St Mungo’s Apprenticeship is open to those with lived experience of homelessness, substance use, mental health, criminal justice Criminal justice and / or recovery services. We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our team in London Borough of Camden as an Apprentice Support Worker. The Camden Shared Houses (formally known as the Flexible Designation Service) is a large multi-site service that currently has a staff team of 7 supporting 49 clients living in 6 different semi – independent sites; covering specialism’s such as Homelessness, Substance Use and Mental Health, Physical Health. It forms part of Camden’s Adult Pathway where clients are supported in preparation for options through and out of the pathway. We are now looking for a Apprentice to join the team and be part of our service consisting clients with multiply needs. This is an exciting time to join the team as we adapt and develop our service model for clients entering the pathway, working alongside the team including also an apprentice to support clients with complex needs. You will be working alongside number of Project Workers, Project Coordinator, a Social Work Student and Project Manager.

The service works in partnership with other providers in Camden– such as the Council, other accommodations within Camden Adult Pathway, CAPP nurses and other Services offered to clients within Camden.

Joining us an Apprentice offers you full time; paid work (37.5 hours per week) for 15 months, a comprehensive training programme and the opportunity to gain an Adult Care Worker qualification. In the role of apprentice you will:

  • Develop the necessary skills and knowledge to manage a case load of clients; working with them in a person centred way and supporting them with their wellbeing and recovery.
  • Develop the necessary skills and knowledge to work as part of the team to deliver the day-to-day service alongside colleagues and external services.
  • Work closely with the team to receive on the job learning; shadow staff to observe how they support clients through person centred planning to empower them to make positive changes in their lives, including linking them in with all necessary support services internally and externally.
  • You will complete a mixture of on-site work and formal learning off site whilst working towards a recognised qualification.

About you

We are looking for motivational role models who will inspire our clients, and who have the ability to positively use personal experience of recovery and using homelessness services to support clients. If this sounds like you and you will have good listening skills and some experience of volunteering or work experience within a similar setting we encourage you to apply!

How to apply

Click the ‘Apply Now’ Button at the top of the page to start your online application form.

Closing date: 10am on 20 November 2023

Interview and assessments: 28 November 2023

At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 – 2020 we supported 32,800 people across all of our services. Our staff are crucial to making this happen.

3 Thomas More Square, Tower Hill, London, E1W 1YW


Expected salary: £27648 – 28019 per year

Location: London

Job date: Sat, 28 Oct 2023 06:25:17 GMT

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