Are you looking for a new role that will give you variety and a sense of achievement?
I am looking for Homeless Support Workers who have a background in supporting adults who are homeless 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 in the Midlands. They aim to provide the very best service, and they would love your help in continuing that process.

Homeless Support Worker
Location: Birmingham – out in the community
Hours: 37.5 Hours – Monday to Friday & Occasional Weekend
Shift Pattern: 6:30am – 2:30pm // 2:30pm – 10:30pm
Driver essential – you will not be considered for this position should you not hold a UK Driving Licence – You will be provided an electric vehicle to drive around the community

Salary and Benefits
For your hard work and commitment, you will be paid a salary of £20,911 (£10.70 per hour) and a very desirable employee package which includes; birthday leave, new house move leave, employee assistance programme, cycle purchase scheme, gym flex discount, Costco discount card, eyecare vouchers, up to 50% off monthly public transport, taste card which enables you to have discount on restaurants, cinemas, theatre and hotels, 34 days annual leave with the choice to buy or swap extra days. In the new year, there will be a review on the salary for this position, looking at an increase between 8%-15%.

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
  • Working early hours and late evenings
  • Expected to take part in team meetings

Interview Process
These stages have been put in place to help benefit and streamline the process of recruitment. I know that lots of people struggle with formal interviews, so the shadow shift will enable you to demonstrate your understanding of the field and your passion for work. Actions speak louder than words.

1st Stage – Shortlisting
In the first stage I personally will review your CV. Should you be successful, I will invite you for a telephone call.

2nd Stage – Pre-Screening
In this stage, we will have a telephone conversation, or a teams meeting to discuss your right to work, work history, and suitability for the role.

3rd & 4th Stage – Formal Interview & Shadow Shift
In this stage, you will go have a formal interview with the hiring manager. Straight after this, you will head out in the community with one of the team and complete a shadow shift.

I will be working alongside yourself and the company to work in your best interests. Please be up front and honest with your background, with any disciplinaries and dismissals, or any criminal convictions – as we will not discriminate.

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, or call Samuel on 0121 480 8217 for more information.

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