Get Involved

Volunteering

Help us out!

Falcon Support Services is always keen to recruit volunteers for a variety of posts, it is a great way to gain work experience, meet interesting people, boost your confidence and gain life-changing skills.

We offer various volunteer opportunities at Falcon Support Services and its projects,

in areas as diverse as mentoring vulnerable homeless people, fundraising, retail, social activities such as football and cooking as well as working in the head office on reception, managing social networking, and giving you the chance to work on specific projects.

If you’re looking for a new challenge or a change of career, volunteering at Falcon Support Services is a great way to hone your skills.

Current Volunteer Opportunities: Mentors, Fundraisers, Football Coach, Therapist, Donation Coordinator, Van and Man, Cook, Befriender.

If you fancy being a part of the team get in touch on 01509 268699 or E-mail volunteers@falconsupportservices.org.uk

Jobs

Careers at Falcon Support Services

Support Assistants

This is a fabulous opportunity for you to really make a difference, supporting vulnerable clients and creating brilliant long-term outcomes for service users. In this varied role, you will inspire and motivate service users to make positive choices and change their lives. You will provide informal support and recreational activities to our service users either one to one or in a group setting. As an assistant, you will support other team members in fulfilling their roles.

You must have a true passion and empathy for working with our service users along with a dedication to Falcon Support Services values and performance standards. You’ll really impress us with your ability to build relationships with service users and engage them in positive activities. You will be committed to contributing to the success of the team with a solution-focused, positive, pro-active can-do attitude.

The role is challenging and rewarding, and we know that you will thrive here, with opportunities to learn, grow and develop within Falcon Support Services. We are prepared to train and support people who do not have relevant skills and experience but do have the right values, behaviours and attitudes.

You will be impressed with our rewards and benefits package which includes:

·20 days annual leave rising to 25 days after 5 years’ service

·Mileage paid at 45p per mile

·People’s Pension

·Childcare vouchers

·Comprehensive Employee Assistance Package

·Heavily discounted savings on high street stores and restaurants amongst others

·Understanding family-friendly employer that enable you to attend the important appointments in your life, be it your child’s school play, sports days or your partner’s graduation.

So, if you want to work for an award-winning organisation that is innovative in developing good practice models of supported housing and community projects for vulnerable people… join us at Falcon Support Services.

We have various shift opportunities available.

Weekends – 14 each week. Actual days Saturday and Sunday 08.00-15.30 and 15.30 – 22.00 on a rotating shift pattern

Friday – *sleep in shift from 23.00 – 08.00 and Saturday 08.00 09.00

Sunday 09.00 – 17.00

Sunday 17.00 – 23.00 plus *sleep in and Monday 08.00 – 09.00.

*Sleep-in are considered to be 9 hours a night (22.00 to 08.00) which will be paid at the national minimum wage. Staff woken during these hours will only be paid minimum wage.

*The Sleep-in payment is an inconvenience allowance and this will not be included in your contracted salary and will not be paid whilst on annual or sickness leave

Relief contract to cover sickness and annual leave

To apply please email us your CV and Covering letter to sue.fitzgerald@falconsupportservices.org.uk telling us a little bit about yourself and why you would like to be considered for this role.

This post requires the applicant to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

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