We are urgently recruiting for flexible Bank/Relief Support Staff to help us continue to deliver high quality services to vulnerable people in the community. We have a variety of shifts available from mornings, days, nights and weekends in our OPD HASS Redbridge service.

Rota: This is a 24 hours service so we have both day and waking night shifts.


The Social Interest Group (SIG) believes that good care and support make for better lives. Our values of ambition, empowerment, transparency, and inclusivity drive everything we do. Our mission is to empower people who are marginalised by building powerful partnerships and creative solutions that bridge gaps in provision and aid recovery, reablement and resettlement.

SIG is a not-for-profit organisation, providing thousands of people with good-quality support and care in a range of residential, drop-in centers, community floating support settings (including in peoples own homes), probation settings and people who are in hospital awaiting discharge. We currently do so across London, Brighton, Bedfordshire, Luton, and Kent. We believe in the power of well-planned, well-managed services to make a difference. We work with high standards and external and internal regulatory frameworks.

Benefits, including Non-Contractual Perks

  • Annual leave accrual based on average weekly hours
  • Training and Development including access to courses, upskilling, and progression plans
  • Annual Staff Awards

If you have the passion, creativity, and tenacity to make a real difference to people’s lives, challenge stigma and make our communities safer, we would love to hear from you!


Offender Personality Disorder (OPD) Housing and Accommodation Services (HASS) have been designed to support the OPD Pathway. OPD HASS, provide high residential specialist housing and accommodation support to offenders meeting specific criteria thereby facilitating their eventual move on to fully independent living in the community. These services are male only.


We’re looking for enthusiastic team players, who are passionate about people and enhancing the health and well-being of our service users. Ideally you will have experience working with Residents and Participant Groups promoting diversity, dignity and equality and always ready to join in or undertake a number of tasks that will help the team create an engaging environment for our service users. Additionally, you will have a caring nature coupled with a positive attitude and be prepared to work across our organisation in various locations.


Our Bank Recovery Support Workers provide practical support to service users and be responsible for supporting service users to achieve their goals set in their recovery plan. They work intensively with service users when they are able to work towards recovery and coordinate pathways to more appropriate accommodation.

Other responsibilities than those described above may be required to be undertaken from time to time and will be expected to be performed to as long as it is within the capability and level of the position. 

Other responsibilities than those described above may be required to be undertaken from time to time and will be expected to be performed to as long as it is within the capability and level of the position. 


What we would like, but not essential:

Skills Required:

  • QCF/NVQ qualification or equivalent or will to work towards this
  • Willingness to learn about the principles of Key working, support planning, and risk assessment
  • Basic Understanding of mental health issues and Care Program Approach.
  • Willingness to learn about recovery focused service provision / person centred approach for people with mental issues.
  • Understanding of the connection between substance misuse and mental health
  • Understanding of the importance to support Service Users with their Medication and to move towards self-medication.
  • Willingness to learn about regulatory frameworks for social care.
  • Basic report writing,
  • Good literacy and ICT skills

We’ll be interviewing as and when suitable candidates apply, therefore we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible


Our Values

Ambition – Eager to succeed and to accomplish as much as possible for our people

Empowerment – Giving staff and the people we support the tools, training, and information they need to achieve their potential

Transparency – Upfront and visible about our actions and open to scrutiny from stakeholders, service users, and staff

Inclusivity – Listening to, understanding, and including all our stakeholders to ensure we make a difference and get things right


Please note that this job advert may close early due to screening applications on an ongoing basis. We advise applying as soon as possible for your application to be taken into consideration at the early stages.

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For Recruitment related enquiries, please email recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk 

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