Permanent Positions

Thank you for showing an interest in working for Stepping Stone Projects. All of our current vacancies are listed below.

For each vacancy you will see a brief description of the job and a more detailed role description and person specification. These are important documents and you will be required to refer to them when making your application.

Whilst we will consider initial applications based on CV's all successful candidates must complete our official application form before being confirmed in the role.

We prefer applications to be submitted by email to recruitment@stepping-stone.org.uk however, for those applicants that do not have access to email we will accept applications by post. If you do apply by post, we encourage you to contact the HR department to confirm receipt.

Applications for vacancies will be accepted on the closing date only and late applications will not be accepted. Though, due to the fast-moving nature of the current job market, we reserve the right to close the position earlier than the stated closing date, so apply now to avoid disappointment!

Please note that the organisation will seek two references and applicants for relevant roles will need to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a right to work check usually prior to commencing employment. All posts are offered subject to a standard six month probationary period.

If you have any queries please contact our HR Team on recruitment@stepping-stone.org.uk. This page is updated on a regular basis, so please check back regularly for new vacancies.

Click here to download either Job Application Form (PDF) or Job Application Form (Word).


Supported Housing Workers (Salaries are reviewed annually and currently range from £21,624 to £25,217 per annum for 37.5 hours)

Due to recent growth, we have a number of full-time and part-time Supported Housing Worker vacancies that we are looking to fill. The roles are based in Rochdale and the postholders will be supporting customers in our dispersed properties across Rochdale and other areas of Greater Manchester.

The full-time roles are 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with flexibility required as there may be some occasional evening and weekend working to meet the needs of the service. We also require part-time workers.

The successful candidates should:

  • Be educated to the equivalent of GCSE level, including English and Maths
  • Have a satisfactory enhanced DBS check
  • Have a current full driving licence and access to a vehicle
  • Have experience in using computerised systems
  • Have experience working in any of the following fields: supported housing, housing advice work, youth and community work or work supporting homeless people

The key aims and responsibilities of the roles are to:

  • Provide high quality resettlement and housing management support to a portfolio of customers, who may have complex needs and who can be challenging to work with, within a dispersed tenancy.
  • Support and empower customers, through proactive interaction, to develop the skills they need to access and sustain a home in the long term.
  • Develop individualised packages of support, tailored to customer needs, wishes, and choices that deliver target outcomes for the customer in accordance with Stepping Stone Projects’ policies and procedures.
  • Deliver a proactive housing management service to customers to enable them to meet the conditions of the tenancy with regard to any payment of rent and service charges, and meet their other obligations as a tenant.
  • Promote the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults, complying with SSP’s agreed policies and procedures.
  • Be responsible for the health and safety of one’s self and colleagues in line with agreed policies and procedures.
  • Perform your duties in accordance with equality and diversity best practice and policy.

Please see the person specification and role description for full details of the role.

Whilst the successful candidates will be required to complete our standard application form, to apply for this role please submit your CV to recruitment@stepping-stone.org.uk with a brief covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role. CLOSING DATE: Noon on 12 November 2021


We pay the Real Living Wage to all colleagues and, in addition to a competitive salary, we offer a range of benefits including a contributory pension scheme, company health care scheme and life assurance.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all; 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.