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Hostel Support Worker - Lambeth High Street

£14 - £18 per hour

Job description

Hostel Support Worker Needed!

Location: closest stations Vauxhall Or Lambeth North (10 min walk)

Position Available: 2 Support Workers

Length of Assignment: Minimum 3 months

Pay: £14.40 hp = £16.14 per hour or £18.00 via umbrella company

Shift Pattern - 11-week rolling rota including weekends:

Early Shift: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Late Shift: 2:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Appointment Shift: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are currently seeking dedicated and compassionate individuals to join our social care client's team as Hostel Support Workers. This position involves providing vital support to individuals with complex needs, including substance misuse, mental health difficulties, and criminal justice issues. Our clients, both men and women, often come with their faithful companions, and we accommodate a few dogs in the hostel.


  • Key-working

- Cover caseload of 6 people max

- Arrange and facilitate key work sessions addressing support needs, MH, move on and other areas

- Ability to write case notes/handover to the team

- 37.5hrs weekly Mon-Sun shift pattern, rolling rota

  • Providing individualized support and guidance to residents, addressing their specific needs and challenges.
  • Facilitating group activities and workshops within the communal spaces.
  • Conducting regular check-ins and assessments to monitor progress and ensure the well-being of residents.
  • Collaborating with external agencies and resources to offer comprehensive support services.
  • Signposting clients to relevant programs and resources for their personal development and empowerment.


  • Previous experience working with vulnerable populations, particularly those with complex needs.
  • Strong understanding and sensitivity to issues related to substance misuse, mental health, and criminal justice.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and independently.
  • Flexibility to work varying shifts, including evenings and weekends.
  • A passion for supporting individuals on their journey towards independence and self-sufficiency.


  • Immediate start with a minimum of 3 months' work.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the lives of vulnerable individuals.
  • Dynamic and supportive work environment within a well-equipped facility.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.

If you are committed to making a positive difference in the lives of others and are ready to take on this rewarding challenge, we encourage you to apply ASAP!

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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