Derby City Mission is looking to appoint a part-time Intensive Support Worker with our By My Side project to establish and build relationships with a certain section of the homeless community in Derby using a trauma-informed approach.

We are looking for someone who will work one-to-one with individuals facing multiple and complex challenges who are going through the toughest of life transitions, through face-to-face meetings, phone calls, text messages and a range of activities, on Saturdays and three other weekdays, using non-collusive and non-coercive supportive conversations that create a sense that change could be beneficial and possible. Applications from people with lived experience are particularly welcome.

This role is a fixed-term contract from 1st September 2022 to 31st March 2023, although this may be extended. There is an Occupational Requirement for the post holder to be a practising Christian.

This role is a fixed term contract from 17th January 2022 to 31st March 2023. You must be able to attend training on 20th January and 7th-9th February 2022.

A full Job Description and Person Specification, along with an application form, can be found by emailing our office team (email below). Please return your completed application to Mrs Viv Merkelt at [email protected].

If you have any questions, you can contact Viv on 01332 460346, option 6.

Mrs Viv Merkelt

Derby City Mission

10 Normanton Road, Derby, DE1 2GW

Tel – 01332 460346

Or email:  [email protected]


We are committed to equality of opportunity.

Hours: 24 hours per week, Saturdays and 3 weekdays

Salary: £24,302 per annum pro rata

Closing date: Midday Friday 12 August 2022

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 17th August 2022

Starting date: 1st September 2022, fixed term till 31st March 2023