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Title:  Project Worker


Reigate, South East, GB, RH2 7DZ

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  179062


Project Worker


Chart Lane, Reigate




37.5 hours per week



Would you like to make a difference that lasts long after the end of your shift?


We are seeking a Project Worker to make a real difference to the lives of our clients. Chart Lane offers short-term accommodation based support to adults experiencing mental health issues. We support people to maintain a tenancy and develop the skills and confidence to live independently.  Taking a recovery approach through use of Recovery Star and proactive partnership working with statutory and non-statutory support agencies we aim to support our residents achieve the best outcomes.


We provide a comprehensive induction programme as well as on-going training to develop new and existing skills and encourage progression.


Sanctuary also has a great employee Rewards scheme, where you will be able to receive a variety of discounts from major retailers.


This is an amazing opportunity to work in a positive environment with a dedicated team who value the individuals they support and make a difference in people’s lives every day.


Read more about Chart Lane here


The role of Project Worker will include:

  • Supporting our residents to maximise their independence and move forward with their lives
  • Assisting with assessing residents’ needs by writing and updating client notes/support and risk management plans 
  • Supporting residents in their day to day living i.e. with cooking and cleaning
  • Being a first point of call to receive and direct all customer and resident queries
  • Developing good relationships with residents, helping them develop life skills
  • Working with external agencies to support residents in accessing specialised support services
  • Handling occasional emergency/challenging situations
  • Some health and safety responsibilities e.g. fire safety checks


Skills and experiences:

  • Sound knowledge of housing management including voids and arrears management
  • Good understanding of occupancy agreements
  • Previous experience working with people who have experienced mental health needs is essential
  • The ability to work on your own initiative, sourcing innovative solutions to enhance the independence of residents
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel or similar


Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.


We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people.


Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays)
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • £11.67 per hour


We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Made with Care’ campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here


Read the full job profile here


Closing Date: 12 July 2022


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.


For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed or search #LifeatSanctuary


Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.

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