Hostel Workers required in various locations across London

Central Care Recruitment
£9 - £9.50/hour
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Hostel Workers required in various locations across London

Rate of pay: £9.00 - £9.50 per hour
Duration: 3 Months
Shift pattern: Early, late, and waking night shifts

Job role:

- You will provide an effective, high quality support service to address the presenting needs of residents in a busy hostel housing men and women with complex and enduring needs in relation to substance misuse and related issues (ie. street activity, mental health).
- Working under the direction of the Service Manager and Team Manager you will help to enhance the life chances of service users by adopting an opportunities-led approach.

Key responsibilities:

- To provide effective day to day shift cover that supports the aims of the project, safeguards the residents and provides effective support within a harm minimisation and strengths and recovery framework
- To proactively follow up referrals to the project; interview and assess referrals to ensure the project criteria are met and suitable clients accepted.
- Begin the process of a comprehensive ongoing needs assessments with clients; use the outcome star and record accurately the referral on the case management system.
- For an agreed caseload of clients produce comprehensive and high quality risk assessments and risk management plans.
- Produce comprehensive and high quality needs assessments.
- To hold a caseload of key clients and assist them to identify and reach goals that translate assessed needs, wishes and strengths into SMART objectives.
- Ensure this work is person-centred and involves significant others and other professional agencies.

Experience required:

- Minimum one year's experience of working in accommodation-Experience with complex/challenging behaviour desirable.
- Minimum one year's experience of managing a key-work caseload completing risk assessments and working with individuals in supported planning.
- Ability to advocate effectively for clients and to promote customer's rights.
Ability to work on a rota

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like apply for this post, please submit your CV for consideration