Bath and North East Somerset
NJC pt 9-19 (£20,344 to £24,799)
Contract, Full-time
Job description

The Role

DHI is an award-winning charity that challenges social exclusion by supporting people to achieve their potential and contribute to the richness and wellbeing of their community. We are looking for individuals who share our passion for our values of self-direction, stimulation and zest for life and our commitment to our client groups and the local communities we serve.

To work as part of the Assertive Outreach Team (DHI & Julian House) to deliver a compassionate, supportive and assertive response to individuals who are rough sleeping in Bath and North East Somerset. To work in partnership with them to establish a sustainable life away from the street.

Some Key duties you will expect to carry out

• Identify and build relationships with people who are rough sleeping in Bath and North East Somerset, using inter-agency outreach sessions and regular visits to agencies/venues visited by people who are rough sleeping.

• Carry out Needs & Risk Assessments with identified rough sleepers to secure access to services which are suitable for their immediate needs

• Identify barriers which make it difficult for individuals to access services and find solutions to overcome them.

• Make appropriate referrals in partnership with rough sleepers to establish a sustainable life away from the streets as quickly as possible.

Please note that the hours will include early morning, evening and occasional weekend working.

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this role, please complete an Application Form and Skills Form using the enclosed Job Description and Person Specification and send to HR before midday Thursday 18th June 2020.

More information can be found on the DHI website.

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Posted on: 03 June 2020
Closed date: 18 June 2020
Tags: Social Care/Development, Social Work

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