Hatfield, Hertfordshire
£22,000 per annum, pro rata
Contract, Part-time, 22 hours per week
Job description

Job Purpose:

The post-holder will work directly with rough sleepers within the area of Hertsmere, investigating instances of individuals sleeping rough and liaising with partner agencies and Hertsmere Borough Council’s Housing service to deliver multi-agency interventions. The main aim of the role is to engage with all rough sleepers in the borough, identifying barriers and unmet needs so that the post-holder and partner agencies can support them, via personalised support plans, towards recovery and social stability.

Benefits of working for hyh:

  • 25 days per annum pro rata increasing by one day a year after 5 years’ service to a maximum of 28 days (in addition to Bank & Public holidays)
  • An additional day annual leave to have your birthday off
  • Contribution of 5% of basic salary to The People’s Pension on behalf of the staff member
  • Group Life Insurance benefit of 4 times salary
  • Complete Employee Assisted Programme offering legal advice, financial counselling and up to eight face to face sessions of counselling support for issues affecting mental health
  • Monthly draws to win either “lunch on your manager” or a “leave work early” token
  • A comprehensive Induction to hyh and your role
  • One to one supervision with your line manager every 4-6 weeks
  • Ongoing training relevant to your role

How to apply for this role:

If you are interested in applying for this role, please forward your CV along with a covering letter or statement to us.  The covering letter or statement must outline how you feel you meet the person specification criteria on the job description, and it must be a one page document of between 250 to 500 words.  If you have any questions regarding the role or wish to discuss it with us, please contact a member of the team as we will be happy to help.

More about Herts Young Homeless Group
Herts Young Homeless Group

hyh is an independent charity that has been supporting vulnerable people in Hertfordshire for over 15 years. We have offices t... Read more

Refreshed on: 27 January 2021
Closed date: 15 February 2021
Job ref: Rough Sleeping Outreach Worker
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker

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