Why Work For Society of St James
The mission of The Society of St James is to help vulnerable people by providing person-centred services, encouraging them to realise their potential.
This work shall be achieved by continuing to work within the values adopted by The Society.
The Society of St. James believes that every human being is of worth and is worthy of respect. Individuals will be dealt with on the basis of their current needs and situations. The Society will be prepared to take risks in order to house and support the most vulnerable and socially excluded members of our society.
A rewarding career
People are one of our greatest assets. We believe that the successful recruitment and retention of staff is vital to our continuing success
We value the skills of a diverse workforce and the experience of all our colleagues. We believe that supporting our colleagues in an inclusive environment means treating everyone fairly, engaging them in our goals and values and investing in their training and development
To be interested in joining St James you need to be passionate about our vision. In return, we offer some generous benefits, as well as the satisfaction of helping vulnerable adults.
The Society of St James offers:
- Membership of the Company Pension Scheme.
- Annual leave of 25 to 30 days, dependent on length of service, plus public holidays + the flexibility to buy additional or sell unwanted leave.
- Comprehensive induction and training
- Free and confidential Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential, independent advice and counselling on work, family, relationships, anxiety and legal questions.
In addition, extra payments are made for the following, if required by the post:
- Unsocial working hours
- Time spent on call
- Public holidays worked
SSJ believes that every human being is of worth and is worthy of respect. Individuals will be dealt with on the basis of their current needs and situations. SSJ is prepared to take risks in order to house and support the most vulnerable and socially excluded members of our society.
Our values are broken down into 3 core areas:
Respect – Staff in SSJ value and respect communities, individuals, colleagues and resources.
Response – Staff in SSJ react to change, opportunity and challenges and act when they see something wrong.
Recognition – Staff in SSJ see people as assets and help them to reach their full potential