Somewhere Safe to Stay Worker (Days) (FTC until March 2025)

Date Posted 04/08/2022

Application Closing Date 01/09/2022 23:59

Hours 36 per week

Salary £22,689.00 per annum

Location Chester

ForHousing is a social purpose business that positively impacts communities by reinvesting profits, building vibrant and safe communities. We know that together we achieve more so we work with a range of like-minded partners to deliver positive change in communities and improve lives


Joining us as a Somewhere Safe to Stay Worker, you’ll support customers accessing the Somewhere Safe to Stay (SStS) Hub at the start of their pathway to rehousing. You’ll implement a triage process, complete assessments of needs and develop housing and support plans for a cohort of customers, whilst ensuring a safe environment offering a dignified service, with maximum customer engagement.


Giving people that are sleeping rough a single point of continued contact and support, right through to resettlement support, you’ll use psychologically informed techniques, offer personalised, creative, innovative and effective support, building trust.


To be successful in this role, you’d hold NVQ Level 2/3 in Social Care or equivalent, have a good standard of oral and written English, and have sound knowledge of safeguarding. You will have proven experience of the challenges faced by the needs of people who are rough sleeping, and an awareness of homelessness legislation and practice.


You will receive a competitive remuneration and generous benefits package, with the opportunity to choose additional flexible benefits including additional holiday and levels of healthcare. The roles are agile which means you have choice over where you work, whether that be in one of our collaboration spaces, in the community, a coffee shop or at home. This flexibility gives you the space to focus on balancing your work, your wellbeing and home life, as well as having a positive impact on the environment by travelling less. We welcome discussions about a wide range of flexible working opportunities which benefit you and ForHousing.




We value diversity of thought and believe this comes from diversity of backgrounds. We welcome applicants from across the spectrum of all: race, gender, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, age, religion, spirituality, identity and experience. We also welcome applicants from the Armed Forces community.