CatchingLives’ Canterbury Community Shelter
3 x Night Shift Project Workers
Hours: Part-time. 26 hours per week over 2 nights (£9.40 per hour)
Contract type: Fixed term 6 months
Location: Canterbury, East Kent
Closing date: Midday on Wednesday 12th September 2018
CatchingLives are seeking to employ three Project Workers to help run the Canterbury Community Shelter. This is a rolling night shelter that houses the rough sleepers of Canterbury during the winter months. It is a varied, challenging and rewarding job that involves being responsible for the smooth running of the overnight shifts at each of the Church venues, where our clients will be sleeping. You will be in charge of a small team of volunteers and working with vulnerable adults (which include those with mental health and substance misuse issues). Experience with the client group is preferred but not essential, as training will be given. Each overnight shift is 13 hours (8pm – 9am) The post is subject to Enhanced DBS checks.
We are also seeking a member of staff to work at Canterbury Open Centre overseeing the evening shifts at Canterbury Open Centre. This involves overseeing the clients and their transfer to each evening’s shelter venue, from Monday to Friday. The normal hours for these shifts are 4.30pm until 8pm.
To apply email firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy of the role description and after reading this send a CV and a covering email, detailing why you think would be suitable for the role, clearly headed ‘CCS Application’ to email@example.com
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 12th September 2018 at midday.
Interviews will be taking place on Wednesday 19th September 2018 and Thursday 20th September 2018.
The shelter opens on Monday 1st October but, if successful, you will be expected to attend induction and training before that date (for which you will be paid).
Registered Charity Number 1014868. Limited Company Number 2719436.