Thames Reach - Traineeship

Thames Reach

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London wide - Boroughs with vacancies include Southwark, Sutton, Lambeth, Croydon, Camden, Greenwich and Wandsworth.

£19,012 pa + 6.5% non-contributory pension

37.5 hours per week inc. shifts

12 month fixed-term contract, starting 1st May 2018

Ref: TR-TS0118


Are you looking for an opportunity to start a career in the homeless sector? We are searching for motivated and committed people to join our structured 12 month traineeship scheme.


Thames Reach is a London based charity helping homeless and vulnerable people to find decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. Our vision is to end street homelessness and our aim is to achieve the highest standards and effectiveness in service delivery to vulnerable people. Each member of the Thames Reach team plays a vital role in contributing and shaping the vision of ending rough sleeping and promoting improvement in people’s lives, and by joining us you can do the same.


On the Traineeship programme, you will experience a challenging yet rewarding high quality on-the-job training and the opportunity to develop the skills needed for a career in our front-line services. We also are looking to offer the same rewarding opportunities on our Apprenticeship scheme to come later in the year.


To succeed, you will need commitment, resilience, empathy towards homeless people and good basic admin and IT skills. Your programme will consist of two six-month placements at a Thames Reach Project one of which will be hostel based.


You will be required to work full time on a rota basis which involves working shifts, including evenings and weekends.


Thames Reach cannot guarantee location of placements for successful intakes.


To apply please go to our careers page to download the application pack.


Please note CVs will not be accepted.


Drop in Sessions:   W/C 12th and 19th February 2018

                                  (Dates will be confirmed to interested candidates at the time of booking a space -Slots starting from - 10am to 11am)

Interviews:  Dates between 12th March 2018 and 23rd March 2018


Thames Reach is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect and celebrate diversity. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic or national origin or religious belief.


Applicants who have experienced homelessness are especially encouraged to apply.


Application closed

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