Housing Support Worker

Contract Type: 
Part time
Application deadline: 
Thursday, 2 April, 2020 - 17:00
Salary Scale
Pro Rata
Waddington Street Centre

Waddington Street Centre Limited

3 Waddington Street, Durham. DH1 4BG

Company Limited by Guarantee Registered in England No 2330506, Charity Registration No. 701514


Housing Support Worker

30 hours pw

NJC Salary Scale 11 - 14 (£21,166 to 22,462 pro rata)

 (dependent on experience)


An exciting employment opportunity has arisen at Waddington Street Centre (WSC). We are a busy and vibrant mental health, voluntary sector organisation. We provide support in our resource centre and via supported accommodation and floating support.

We are looking for a highly motivated, innovative and compassionate support worker to join our small housing team, who support up to 10 tenants, 4 floating support places and varying numbers of people being discharged from Lanchester Road Hospital.

Core hours are 30 per week. This can sometimes be slightly more, dependent upon additional support hours being commissioned by Durham County Council based on individual’s needs.

The successful applicant should be recovery focused, patient, outgoing, confident and genuinely committed to supporting vulnerable people.

The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and 2 references.

                                           Closing Date: Thursday 2nd April

                                           Interviews: Thursday 16th April

Applications through agencies or third parties not accepted.

For further job information and an application form please go to the home page at:



For an initial informal discussion please contact:


Ali Lee, Manager

Waddington Street Centre Limited

3 Waddington Street

Durham             DH1 4BG             


Tel. 0191 3860702

E-mail. alee@waddingtoncentre.co.uk


Waddington Street Centre Limited strives to be

an Equal Opportunities Employer