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Complex Needs Housing & Support Worker (Weekends)
Employment Type:
Part Time
£21,726 per annum
Mitre Street
BB11 4EH
Closing Date:
28/02/2020 11:59
Interview Date:


Part of The Calico Group, Gateway provides supported accommodation for individuals and couples who are homeless and have additional multiple and complex needs.



15 hours (Saturday & Sunday 07:30-15:30 & 15:00-23:00 0n alternate shift pattern)   


Gateway is Calico’s flagship complex needs homelessness service, in Burnley, and opened in August 2018.


Calico has delivered homelessness services for over 10 years, and our Gateway supported accommodation service expands our current provision.


Providing 30 units of short-term supported accommodation, alongside a range of supporting services, Gateway will enable customers to gain skills and live independently.


The service is delivered from a specialist, new state of the art facility, providing exceptional standards of accommodation.


Can you help us expand our offer of homelessness services?

Due to the recent opening of this new service, exciting opportunities have arisen to join a specialist, passionate and well-established service in a variety of roles.


You’ll provide direct high quality housing and support, advice and practical help to high level complex needs customers to enable them to achieve well-being and independent living.


Passion, commitment, customer focus, partnership working, flexibility, resilience and motivation are key qualities needed to fulfil these roles, as well as excellent communication and organisational skills.


What you will get in return

  • The opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holidays + 8 bank holidays
  • Generous occupational pay schemes
  • A fabulous wellbeing programme
  • Be part of a values lead culture
  • Quality learning and development opportunities
  • Join a unique and diverse group of companies with growth ambitions


If you think you have the qualities and skills required and would like the opportunity to work with an organisation committed to providing exceptional services we would love to hear from you.


For an informal discussion please contact our manager Sarah Crompton on 01282 686359


To apply for this role please complete and application form detailing your suitability for the post and email to


Calico has a reputation both locally and nationally as an employer of choice, ranked 25th in the “Inclusive top 50 UK Employees list” – an achievement we are exceptionally proud of.


For more information on the Calico Group and our fabulous employee offer, please visit


Calico are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and wish to be representative of the communities in which we work. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.   

How To Apply

Please see advert for more information.

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Calico Enterprise
Calico Enterprise Limited works with a host of organisations to deliver a range of services across the North West that: provide housing-related support; tackle worklessness; and give information and advice. Such services include: Calico Interiors; Constructing the Future Lancashire; Help Direct; and Floating Support contracts.

Telephone: 01282 686300