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Rough Sleeper Worker

Employer
Novax Recruitment Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Jul 2022

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Rough Sleeper Worker
Slough
Contract
£14 P/H

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Rough Sleeper Worker to work in Slough within the Housing Sector. The postholder will help enable people sleeping rough to address their needs, improve health and to find appropriate solutions to end their homelessness, also to encourage people to lead a more settled way of life, by providing support and appropriate referrals to a range of services to those, at risk of rough sleeping.

Main Accountabilities

To be responsible and accountable for the effective delivery of high quality outreach services for rough sleepers and those at risk of homelessness/sofasurfing etc;
Conduct regular, one to one targeted street outreach provision
Respond to referrals within a reasonable time frame
Undertake an assessment of needs and risk to ensure client's individual needs are identified and met
To respond to immediate needs and risks by engaging rough sleepers with relevant health and support services
Enable clients to relocate or return to their home/area, involving specialist agencies where necessary
Promote rights, choice, dignity and independence; Always working within appropriate professional boundaries
This role will involve working outside of normal office hours, e.g. evenings, weekends and occasional, 'night walks' with other Agencies, in line with rough sleeper counts etc .
For more information please call Sam on (phone number removed) or email
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