Homeless Outreach Worker
Salary: £22,538 – £24,968
Location: Solihull – Covering Olton, Marston Green, Chelmsley Wood, Solihull City Centre
Shift Pattern: 37.5 hours Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Salary and Benefits
For your hard work and commitment, you will be paid a salary between £22,538 – £24,968 and a very desirable employee package which includes; a competitive salary which gradually increases on an annual basis, an enhanced pension scheme, life assurance, cycle to work scheme, loans for season travel tickets, enhanced sick pay, enhanced maternity & paternity pay dependent on time in service, 32 days’ annual leave, as well as bank holidays, with the option to buy and sell leave, and a passion about EDI strategies, and so much more!
Are you looking for a new role that will give you variety and a sense of achievement?
I am looking for a Homeless Support Worker who has a background in supporting adults who are homeless and living on the streets, 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 across the country. They aim to provide the very best service, and they would love your help in continuing that process.
Overview of the Role
I am looking for a full-time Homeless Support 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.
Working in various locations across the Solihull area, including advice surgeries in community settings, home visits/outreach visits and office-based, you will be reach out to hard-to-reach clients and support them at a difficult time, whether this be a longstanding addiction or a new addiction/homeless situation due to a change in personal circumstances.
- Out in the community
- Promote independence
- Encourage positivity and healthy lifestyles
- Deal with cases of complex needs, drug and alcohol abuse & mental health
- Work alongside a range of other companies in order to support individuals
- Making quick on the spot decisions in order to help someone or refer them to external agencies
- Recognised qualification in; substance misuse or criminal justice – mental health, nursing, social work, counselling, psychology also accepted OR significant experience within a similar position
- Resilient, flexible, and adaptable
These stages have been put in place to help benefit and streamline the process of recruitment.
1st Stage – Shortlisting & Pre-Screening
In the first stage I will review your CV. Should you be successful, I will invite you for a telephone call. We will have a telephone conversation to discuss your right to work, work history, and suitability for the role.
2nd Stage – Formal Interview
In this stage, you will have a formal interview with the hiring manager.
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! For more information, call 0121 480 8217 and ask for Samuel.