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Support Worker


Location:  Christchurch, Dorset
Job Type:  Part-time
Hours: 5 hours a week
Salary:  £10 per hour
Closing Date for Applications: 3rd April 2020
Interviews:  Wednesday 8th April 2020

Are you a caring and compassionate person who is keen to make a difference for vulnerable women?

Would you like to support a project that aims to help vulnerable women by building their confidence and self-worth through 1:1 support and training? We have an exciting opportunity to join a team dedicated to achieving just that.

If successful you’ll be one of the support workers working for the Water Lily Project (WLP) – a local charity that supports and empowers vulnerable women and aims to lead them back to independent living.

Based in the Water Lily Cafe in Christchurch, you’ll meet with our beneficiaries in regular 1:1 sessions, where you will establish their needs, provide a listening ear and put together a Personal Individual Plan that is achievable using SMART goals.

About you

As one of our support workers you’ll have excellent listening skills, a kind and friendly disposition, patience and a genuine desire to help others. You’ll be able to stay positive and upbeat even when things are difficult and meet women where they are at.   You’ll be non-judgemental and work collaboratively with the beneficiary to help them back to independent living. Often dealing with sensitive issues, you will be considerate and discreet.

What we can offer in return

In return we offer full training and the knowledge that you’ll be making a positive difference to women in need, your salary will be £10 per hour plus contributions to pension scheme, we provide a  mobile phone and 4 weeks paid holiday plus all bank holidays, 

Please see below the job description and person specification and job particulars for more information. Please note, it is not our policy to accept CV’s so please complete the application form and send or email to:

Liz Carter – Project Manager
Water Lily Project
131 Barrack Rd,
Christchurch, BH23 2AW


For an informal chat about the job please phone Liz Carter – Project Manager on 07743 719063 (available Tue, Wed or Thu)

Job Description – Support Worker

Support Worker Application Form


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If you would like to find out more about The Waterlily Project and/or get involved, please contact us and we will be happy to chat at any time.

131 Barrack Rd, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2AW

Call Us: 07743 719063 (Manager) or 07507 890116 (Support Worker)