Traineeship (REF: TR-TS0119)
£19,890 inc ILW & 6.5% non contributory pension
Hours: 37.5 per week incl shifts
London wide - Boroughs with vacancies include Brent, Camden, Croydon, Greenwich, Lambeth, Sutton, Wandsworth
12 months fixed term contract commencing 1st May 2019
Closing Date: Midnight 24th February 2019
Interview Date: 12th-18th March 2019
Are you looking for an opportunity to start a career in the homeless sector? We are searching for motivated and committed people to join our structured 12 month traineeship scheme.
Thames Reach is a London based charity helping homeless and vulnerable people to find decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. Our vision is to end street homelessness and our aim is to achieve the highest standards and effectiveness in service delivery to vulnerable people. Each member of the Thames Reach team plays a vital role in contributing and shaping the vision of ending rough sleeping and promoting improvement in people’s lives, and by joining us you can do the same.
On the Traineeship programme, you will experience a challenging yet rewarding high quality on-the-job training and the opportunity to develop the skills needed for a career in our front-line services.
To succeed, you will need commitment, resilience and empathy towards homeless people and good basic administrative and IT skills. Your programme will consist of two six-month placements at a Thames Reach Project one of which will be hostel based.
You will be required to work full time on a rota basis which involves working shifts, including evenings and weekends.
Thames Reach cannot guarantee location of placements for successful intakes.
Thames Reach is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect and celebrate diversity. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic or national origin or religious belief.
Applicants who have experienced homelessness are especially encouraged to apply.
To apply please visit our website to download the application pack.
Please note CVs will not be accepted.
For further information Drop in Sessions will be held on 11th – 18th February 2018.