Preventing Homelessness in Reading

Work at Launchpad

We don’t think there are many better places to work than Launchpad. Join our committed team and you’ll soon realise you’re part of something big.

You’ll do meaningful work every day, with the chance to see first-hand what a difference your efforts make to vulnerable people in Reading. It’s hard work, but it’s unbelievably rewarding and a lot of fun. It also gives you the chance to meet some incredibly interesting people.

Our current vacancies are advertised here so please look back from time to time to see our latest exciting opportunities.

Floating Support Officer

This exciting opportunity will involve you working with clients on a range of issues and help develop strategies with them to prevent homelessness, resettle into new accommodation and focus support on identified areas of need.  You will have multi-agency working experience along with experience of dealing with mental health issues, substance misuse and working with offenders.  You will also have previous experience of managing your own caseload of clients.

If you’re interested in applying find out more in the role profile below and to apply please complete the application form and return to hr@launchpadreading.org.uk

We look forward to hearing from you!

The closing date for applications is 25 May 2017 and interviews will be held on 1 June 2017. 

Please note we do require the application form to be completed and are unable to accept CVs.

Floating Support Officer Role Profile

Launchpad Application Form

Supported Housing Assistant

An exciting opportunity to join our Supported Housing team managing a caseload of your own clients helping them move forward in their lives.

Launchpad offers accommodation-based support as part of Reading’s Homelessness Pathway.  In addition, as well as housing clients, our Supported Housing Team works with our tenants on a range of support needs including advice and advocacy, life skills, budgeting, mental health, drug / alcohol addiction as well as support around education, training and employment.  As a Supported Housing Assistant you will support clients with complex needs to make positive changes in their lives.  Tenancy sustainment is also key, and you will work closely with our Housing Management Team to help clients achieve this.  Previous experience of working in support and housing is essential, as is experience of managing your own caseload of clients.

If you’re interested in applying find out more in the role profile below and to apply please complete the application form and return to hr@launchpadreading.org.uk

We look forward to hearing from you!

The closing date for applications is 2 June 2017 and interviews will be held week commencing 5 June 2017. 

Please note we do require the application form to be completed and are unable to accept CVs.

Supported Housing Assistant Role Profile

Launchpad Application Form