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Homeless Outreach Worker

  • Location:

    Ripley

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £24004 - £24004.50 per annum + Generous holiday and many more

  • Contact:

    Samuel

  • Contact email:

    samuel.matthewnichols@brookstreetsocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BMC/649546_1716990873

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    28/06/2024

  • Startdate:

    06/05/24

Job Description

Homeless Outreach Worker
Salary: £24,004.50
Location: Ripley - Covering Erewash, Amber Valley, & South Derbyshire
Shift Pattern: 37.5 hours Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, may include 6:30am starts
Essential - you will not be considered for this position should you not hold a UK Driving Licence
Fixed-Term Contract - Ending March 2025 (Highly likely to be extended for a further year)

Are you looking for a new role that will give you variety and a sense of achievement?
I am looking for a Housing Support Worker who has a background in supporting adults who are homeless and living on the streets, or at risk of becoming homeless, and I want to hear from YOU today!

I am working with a fantastic client who specialise in delivering homes, services, and innovation for some of the most disadvantaged communities across the country. They aim to provide the very best service, and they would love your help in continuing that process.

This vacancy has been created to tackle to homelessness, and the role is a funded position. As such, each year the organisation is given funding which lasts a full year, once funding has been confirmed, the position's contract will be extended.

Salary and Benefits

For your hard work and commitment, you will be paid a salary of £24,004.50, and a very desirable employee package which includes; enhanced annual leave of 35 days, enhanced sickness pay based on your length of service, flexibility surrounding hybrid working, access to our National Wellbeing Lead and Wellbeing Champions, Employee Assistance Programme, team initiatives, pay-care employee benefits service, personal development, optional overtime, refer a friend scheme, passion about EDI strategies, work place pension, social media posts to celebrate achievements, and much more!

Overview of the Role

I am looking for a full-time Homeless Outreach Worker. You will be supporting those who are out on the street and sleeping rough, trying to encourage them to get into supported accommodation. To support individuals who are currently rough sleeping to move away from the streets into settled and secure accommodation. Delivering person centred support to service users, enabling them to secure suitable accommodation and to meet their immediate needs, enabling them to live a more sustainable and fulfilling life.

Key Responsibilities
Out in the community
Promote independence
Encourage positivity and healthy lifestyles
Deal with cases of complex needs, drug and alcohol abuse & mental health
Work alongside a range of other companies in order to support individuals
Making quick on the spot decisions in order to help someone or refer them to external agencies

Is your current role related?
Criminal Justice, Police, Prison & Probation, Children & Young People's services - if you work with ex-offenders, or supporting those at risk of re-offending, or if you work with young people or young adults who have experience of gang violence, or are care leavers, please do apply!

Interview Process
1st Stage - Shortlisting & Pre-Screening
In the first stage I will review your CV. Should you be successful, I will invite you for a telephone call. We will have a telephone conversation to discuss your right to work, work history, and suitability for the role.

2nd Stage - Formal Interview
In this stage, you will have a formal interview with the hiring manager.

All applications must be accompanied with an up-to-date CV. If successful, you will be required to have a current DBS on the update service, eligibility of right to work, and your start date will be subject to sufficient references.

If you want to help make a difference to service users and also your career, click apply now! For more information, call 0121 480 8217 and ask for Samuel

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