GROW Assistant

Contract type: 
£15,526 per annum
Deadline for applications: 
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 (All day)

Riverside are looking to recruit a GROW Assistant at The Stages in Middlesbrough working 37.5 hours per week. Working hours are a mixture of 7am - 3pm and 2pm - 10pm.

The Stages Academy is a Places for Change scheme that offers trial flats for the most vulnerable and socially excluded homeless in Middlesbrough.

This is an initiative to offer employment opportunities to individuals with lived experience of homelessness and therefore one of the requirements of the post is that you will have had a minimum of six months experience, gained within the last five years of receiving a homelessness service. As part of the role you will also work towards a formal qualification at level 2.

You will provide a reception service for visitors and a point of contact for clients, dealing with face-to-face and telephone queries. You will also help with Client Welfare checks, site inspections and room lettings, to ensure the service runs smoothly. Riverside supports GROW trainees with a ‘Life Coach’ and a structured training programme to help you settle in and develop.

We invest in our employees. We offer training and development opportunities to support your individual growth and potential to assist your ability to secure future employment.

We also offer:

• Tax free bikes
• Car loan for scheme
• Eye tests, glasses and lenses
• Life assurance
• Home contents insurance
• Childcare vouchers
• Reward gateway – fantastic high street and online savings

If you’re thinking of joining us, we’d love to hear from you. We encourage applicants from all sections of the community so that we can truly reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work.

Riverside is one of the most innovative and progressive housing and regeneration organisations, improving quality of life for tens of thousands of families and individuals across the UK.

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