Rough Sleepers Outreach Worker - Care & Support
We are currently looking for a Rough Sleepers Outreach Worker, who is customer focused and has the skills to engage with vulnerable customers and actively support them to accept assistance and access housing. Your role will require good record keeping skills and the ability to participate in and promote multi-agency working, including joint outreach with partner agencies, including substance misuse agencies, police, fire service and the local authority.
Job Title: Rough Sleepers Outreach Worker
Location: St Eugene’s Court, Birmingham
Salary: £17,403 FTE
Hours: 39 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Your role entails seeking out and actively engaging with rough sleepers and people at risk of sleeping rough. You will provide support and assistance to individuals to enable them to secure suitable accommodation and meet their immediate needs. You will assist in enabling customers to gain and maintain sustained independent living and fully participate within their community.
Therefore if you have the ability to use your own initiative, then we would like to hear from you. In return, we offer a generous reward package and opportunities for development.
If you are supportive, dedicated, customer focused and want to make a difference in your local community, then we would love to hear from you.
The ability to drive is preferred for this role and the role will be based on rota shifts that include early and late shifts and weekends.
In return we offer:
• A competitive salary which is regularly reviewed and benchmarked with the market
• 25 days holidays plus bank holidays rising to 30 days after qualifying period
• Company pension
• Childcare vouchers
• Shopping & leisure discounts
• Cycle to work scheme
• Regular tailored training & personal development plans
• Free Disclosure and Barring Service check
Closing Date: 30/11/2017
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to our website where you can download the role profile and complete the application form.
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All successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service check and costs will be met by Midland Heart.
Please do read the role profile before you begin your application.
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No agencies please.