GROW Support Assistant

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Job Title:  GROW Support Assistant
Contract Type:  Fixed Term Contract for 12 months
Salary: £24,627 per annum
Working Hours: 37.5 per week
Working Pattern: Shifts 7:00-15:00 / 14:00-22:00 including every other weekend 
Location: The Crossings, Hull

If you share our values and are excited about making a significant impact at Riverside, please ensure you attach a current CV and covering letter. At Riverside we recruit to potential not just on skills and experience, so we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet all the essential criteria on the job description.
The difference you will make as a GROW Support Assistant
Our “Giving Real Opportunities of Work Programme (GROW)” provides employment opportunities to individuals with lived experience of multiple disadvantage (including but not limited to; homelessness, the criminal justice system, mental ill-health and substance misuse) or those with limited experience of work.
You will work in a homeless service and be supported by a Front-Line Service Team throughout the programme.
This is an entry level role which will give you specialised support, training and practical work experience with a structured training programme.  The aim is to be successful in developing the required level of skill to progress and secure future employment opportunities.
You will work collaboratively as part of a committed team delivering an outstanding service. You will put customers first and empower them to achieve their goals and aspirations. You will undertake a range of tasks that contribute to the safe and effective delivery of the day-to-day service.
About you
We are looking for someone with:

  • Lived experience of multiple disadvantage (including but not limited to; homelessness, the criminal justice system, mental ill-health and substance misuse) or limited work experience
  • An understanding of the barriers faced by vulnerable and diverse customer groups and individuals with complex needs

Why Riverside?
At Riverside, we’re a housing association with a difference – enhancing the everyday for all our customers. For 90 years, we’ve been revitalising neighbourhoods and supporting communities by providing the homes they need to live full, fulfilling and rewarding lives. 
We have a portfolio of over 75,000 affordable residential and retirement homes across the UK. Our work ranges from homelessness services to social care, employment support to retirement living, and we need the best people on board to help us.
Working with us, you’ll enjoy:

Competitive pay & generous pension 
28 days holidays plus bank holidays
Flexible working options available
Investment in your learning, personal development and technology
A wide range of benefits

Diversity and Inclusion at Riverside: 
We are inclusive. At Riverside, we value diversity in all its forms. We foster a workplace where all individuals are respected, empowered, and heard. Our commitment to inclusivity drives our success and enriches the lives of our customers and colleagues. 
Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.