Project Worker - Thrive Barnsley

£18,289 - £19,782
14 August 2020 12 Noon

Humankind’s Independent Living Unit offers a range of housing-related support services, advice and guidance to help people obtain accommodation and progress towards sustained independent living in the community. We support vulnerable people, often with histories including substance misuse, offending, mental ill health and homelessness, to overcome barriers and achieve social inclusion. Come and help us make this happen. 

An opportunity has arisen to join our successful Thrive Barnsley Service as a Project Worker.  Thrive Barnsley supports adults with a range of complex issues and a history of failed tenancies and/or repeat homelessness.  We support people to move on from temporary and supported accommodation into permanent tenancies. In addition, the service supports clients whose tenancies are at risk, to prevent homelessness.

Your role will involve working with the residents to manage their support issues and move them onto more suited accommodation within a 3 month period.   

  • 37 hours per week 
  • 1 weekend cover every month
  • 1 shift per week 12pm to 8pm - The remaining hours will be 9am to 5pm

We understand the importance of ensuring all our service users are safe from harm and are committed to following guidelines on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and good working practices, including the safe recruitment of workers.

The closing date for completed applications is noon on Friday 14th August 2020.

Application packs are also available via email at or by contacting our recruitment line on 01325 731160 quoting reference 20/ILU/12. 

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

What we offer you?

We offer benefits including

  • Up to 32 days Annual Leave per year (pro rata)
  • Optional Annual Leave purchase scheme
  • Competitive company pension scheme with employer contribution
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers.
  • Eye Care Vouchers – Free eye tests & discounts for VDU users
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional Learning & Development Opportunities