Community Rough Sleeper Caseworker

Our client, a leading homelessness charity based in London, are looking for a Community Rough Sleeper Caseworker to work in their busy Rough Sleeper Navigator service in west London. Due to an increase in team capacity a position has become available for a worker to assess rough sleepers referred to service by street outreach teams and other alternative referral pathways.

Candidates for this role will need:

  • Extensive housing knowledge and knowledge of the entitlement homeless clients have under different housing laws/ acts
  • Experience of working with the homeless
  • Experience of working in a homeless assessment capacity
  • Resettlement experience and knowledge of housing options
  • DBS certificate issued within 12 months or registered to the online update service

Candidate duties:

  • Offering advice and guidance on housing and resettlement related issues to clients
  • Overseeing the casework delivery for around 20 clients within the hostel
  • Conducting needs and risk assessments and putting in place support plans
  • Presenting clients with resettlement options
  • Assisting clients to obtain their welfare, housing and related rights
  • Referring clients on to relevant specialist support agencies for their needs
  • Accurate recording of data into CHAIN
  • Liaising with external agencies on behalf of clients

If you are interested in this position, please contact us immediately.

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