Apprentice Support Worker St Mungo’s London

  • Full Time
  • London
  • 27,648 - 28,019 £ / Year

St Mungo's

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  • £27,648 – £28,019 a year

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  • Full-time



Full job description

Are you interested in using your personal experience to inspire clients throughout their recovery while gaining a qualification for your own future development?

The St Mungo’s Apprenticeship Scheme is open to those with lived experience of homelessness, substance use, mental health, criminal justice Criminal justice and / or recovery services. We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our team in London Borough of Islington as an Apprentice Support Worker.

The Islington Progression Pathway is a large multi-site service that currently has a staff team of 16 supporting 77 clients living in 6 different sites; covering specialism’s such as Homelessness, Substance Use and Mental Health, Physical Health. It forms part of Islington Progression Pathway where clients are supported in preparation for options through and out of the pathway.

We are now looking for an Apprentice to join the team and be part of our service consisting clients with multiply needs. This is an exciting time to join the team as we adapt and develop our service model for clients entering the pathway, working alongside the team to support clients with multiple and complex needs.

You will be working alongside Project Workers, Complex Needs Workers, a Nursing Student, Deputy and Service Managers.

The service works in partnership with other providers – such as the Council, other accommodation providers within the borough, Substance Use Support Agencies, Physical and Mental Health Service providers, Housing and Move On teams and other Services offered to clients within Islington.

Joining us an Apprentice offers you full time; paid work (37.5 hours per week including 1 day for study) for 15 months, a comprehensive training programme and the opportunity to gain an Adult Care Worker qualification.

In the role of apprentice you will:

  • Develop the necessary skills and knowledge to manage a case load of clients; working with them in a person centred way and supporting with their wellbeing and recovery.
  • Develop the necessary skills and knowledge to work as part of the team to deliver the day-to-day service alongside colleagues and external services.
  • Work closely with the team to receive on the job learning; shadow staff to observe how they support clients through person centred planning to empower them to make positive changes in their lives, including linking them in with all necessary support services internally and externally.
  • You will complete a mixture of on-site work and formal learning off site whilst working towards a recognised qualification.

About you

We are looking for motivational role models who will inspire our clients, and who have the ability to positively use personal experience of recovery and using homelessness services to support clients. If this sounds like you and you will have good listening skills and some experience of volunteering or work experience within a similar setting we encourage you to apply!

Please view the job description and guidance on completing your application form by clicking on the document tab on the advert page on our website.

How to apply

To find out more, view the job description and guidance on completing your application and apply via the St Mungo’s careers page on our website.

If you have any questions, please feel free to send an email enquiry to .

Click the ‘Apply Now’ Button at the top of the page to start your online application form.

Closing date: 10am on 28 March 2024

Interview and assessments: Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 April 2024

At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 – 2020 we supported 32,800 people across all of our services. Our staff are crucial to making this happen.

3 Thomas More Square, Tower Hill, London, E1W 1YW
Telephone: 02038566000

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Ethan Anderson

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