• Full Time
  • Flexible Hours
  • Salary: £25,521 per annum

Website Turning Tides Homelessness


The Tenancy sustainment and prevention worker role has been funded by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Local Communities (DLUHC) Rough Sleeper Initiative (RSI), in partnership with Arun District Council to help reduce Rough Sleeping in the UK by providing support to those who are vulnerably housed or at risk of homelessness in the Arun area.

As part of a wider team across the Arun District, the Tenancy Sustainment and Prevention Worker will be responsible for working with clients of varying needs, from those with low-level support needs to those who have high levels of support needs or multiple disadvantages. Some may have a history of homelessness, rough sleeping, substance misuse, mental or physical health needs, learning disabilities, offending history and/or other vulnerabilities that affect their ability to conduct a tenancy in an appropriate manner. This may also include assisting clients in finding more suitable accommodation options either in the private rented sector, supported accommodation or via the housing register.


  • Possess strong communication skills
  • The ability to adapt to changing circumstances and client needs.
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Possess empathy and cultural sensitivity to understand and respect the diverse backgrounds and needs of clients.
  • Passion for ending homelessness.
  • You will be able to work across the whole of the Arun District where required.


  • Play an important role within a community-led organisation
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Up to 25 days’ holiday, increasing with service
  • Health care cash plan and life assurance
  • Flexible working requests from day 1
  • 24/7 Support provider with wellbeing, advice and money
    saving resources
  • Local discounts including gym membership

To apply, please ensure you complete an online application form and upload a copy of your CV.  We also require you to complete an Equal Opportunities Questionnaire.

Should you require any assistance completing our forms, please contact us at recruitment@turning-tides.org.uk.

Turning Tides requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. Successful applicants (dependent on role) are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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Please note that we will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks, please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.

To apply for this job please visit www.turning-tides.org.uk.