Basis Beds Support Workers

Oasis Community Housing Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland

Salary: £18,500 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week Monday to Friday full time

Oasis Community Housing has been expanding our Basis Beds service in Gateshead and into Sunderland and South Tyneside over the last year. The project provides an accommodation offer to those furthest from safe and appropriate housing in a service designed specifically for individuals with multiple and complex needs.  Basis Beds is a same day access housing first project with properties dispersed throughout the borough of Gateshead, Sunderland and South Tyneside.

The postholder will be part of a team delivering floating support to people accommodated in Basis Beds and provide assistance to access the accommodation to those considered suitable who have received brief intervention in our resource centres Basis. At Basis, we run a day centre style drop in community based project, delivering both homeless prevention and homelessness response services to vulnerably housed and rough sleepers.

You will be qualified to NVQ2 or equivalent in a relevant subject and have knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable people in a paid or unpaid capacity. An understanding of the benefits system and knowledge of drug and alcohol misuse are all essential for this role.

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

To download an Application Pack please visit or alternatively email

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Closing date for applications is 5pm Monday 10th May 2021. 

Please note – we are unable to contact candidates who have not been shortlisted, if you do not hear from Oasis Community Housing within six weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

Oasis Community Housing is an equal opportunities employer

Registered charity no. 1107554.