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Location: Richmond upon Thames, London
Salary: £25000 - £250000 per annum
Posted: 2 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Health & Social Care
Contact Name: Colette Niles

Housing Support Worker - Richmond

Job Description

Our client is one of the largest charities in London that support homelessness and vulnerable people. They have multiple service for clients such as young people, clients with a history of homelessness, mental health or substance misuse issues.

Position Available: Housing Support Worker - Richmond, £25kpa, 3-4 months ongoing, Contract, 37.5 hours per week

Role Purpose:

Description:

  • Supporting rough sleepers and clients with a history of homelessness, caseload.
  • Support them in accessing benefits
  • Support in accessing other services related to physical and mental health, substance misuse, and any other necessary support
  • Support in finding accommodation pathways
  • Support in finding employment
  • Working intensively with a small cohort

Experience:

  • Homelessness, outreach, supported housing or treatment experience
  • Experience of recovery focused service provision
  • Experience of assertive outreach
  • Key working, support planning, risk assessment experience and group work experience
  • A second language desirable (Roman or Polish preferred)
  • Case coordination in a multi-agency setting
  • Experience of working successfully and creatively with multiple and complex needs
  • Experience or creative partnership working
  • Support planning, risk assessment and safeguarding knowledge
  • Knowledge of resettlement pathways and options
  • Knowledge of current drug and alcohol provision and relevant services, pathways and conditions

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like to apply for this post, please forward your CV for consideration to coletteniles@barkerross.co.uk

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Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Health&Social Care only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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