Job Description

Support Worker – Southwark (Female*)


London Borough of Southwark (Peckham)

Salary: £22,144 per annum, plus London Weighting of £4,000 per annum, plus anti-social hour’s payment of £650 per annum. Total Salary: £26,794 per annum (+ Supplementary payment for sleep-in shifts)

Hours: 37 hours per week (To a 4-week rolling rota)


Are you passionate about making a difference, supporting young people and preparing them for increased independence? Do you have experience of working in supported housing projects with young people?

Our Southwark Service provides supported accommodation to young people experiencing homelessness.  The main office of the project is situated at No.3 Peckham with a number of satellite offices across the Borough.  The service provides support, housing and resettlement services for young people in Southwark who have the status of being looked after children or care leavers, or young people at risk of homelessness. The primary age group is 16-21, however individuals are accepted up to the age of 25 on a case-by-case basis. This role will involve supporting both female and male young people so is open to female and male applicants.

To join us you will need to demonstrate a holistic approach to support, and an understanding of the pressures facing young people, particularly those linked to homelessness.  You will have the ability to engage and motivate young people, to use your initiative and work flexibly in a demanding environment. 

In return, you will benefit from a supportive, creative environment and have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills. We are a growing charity and we believe staff are the foundation stone to the success of the charity and so we do everything we can to make sure they feel valued, supported, engaged and developed.

Oasis Community Housing is a Christian response to homelessness and disadvantage, providing housing, support and other specialised services. Our vision is for everyone to be part of a community where they are included, belong and have what they need to reach their God-given potential. As part of our strategy for growth and development, we are embarking on an ambitious journey to develop our culture of co-production. We want to share power and responsibility with those accessing our services in meaningful, safe and accessible ways, and to create an environment where everyone can contribute.


We welcome applicants from all faiths or none, but it is important that all employees understand and sympathise with the Christian ethos of Oasis Community Housing.


To apply for this role, please click the apply button below If you wish to speak to someone about this role, please email

 *Please Note:

This post carries an Occupational Requirement (OR) for the post holder to be a female as exempted in The Equality Act 2010


Closing date for applications is Thursday, 21st March 2024

Oasis Community Housing is an equal opportunities employer

Registered charity no. 1107554.


To apply for this role, please use the Apply link below. Using the links to the Job Description, Guidance and our Ethos and Values.

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, meeting essential criteria and Enhanced DBS.


Please note CVs are not accepted.

Southwark Support Worker – Job Description
Guidance on Completing an Application
Oasis Community Housing Ethos and Values