The City of Brighton and Hove
£22,542 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Overview - Justlife Brighton

The team provide holistic, responsive and flexible support to people with the aim of helping their experience of housing
vulnerability be as short, safe and healthy as possible. This includes health engagement work improving access to primary care, helping clients improve and maintain their health, as well as a weekly activities programme and support specifically for those in temporary accommodation in the city. Justlife also engages in research into the affects of living in temporary accommodation, which informs our work locally, as well as enabling us to have conversations on a wider scale to bring about positive change. The project funders include the Brighton & Hove Clinical Commissioning Group, The BIG Lottery Fund and other grant funders.

Job Summary - Engagement Worker

We have an exciting opportunity for a new Engagement Worker to join the team. The role will involve supporting a
caseload of people placed in temporary accommodation through a number of interventions including connecting them
with appropriate support services, accompanying them to appointments, assisting them in addressing health or substance misuse needs, as well as needs around housing and benefits. An important part of the role is also helping them in engage in the activities programme and other meaningful activities based on their strengths, interests and ambitions. Clients may be referred by the local authority or other agencies, as well as self-referring.
We are looking for someone who is highly motivated to support people, passionate about working collaboratively with
others and has some experience of working in a related field in a voluntary or paid capacity.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday 10th January, 2020

More about Justlife Foundation
Justlife Foundation

Justlife, working with people close to the streets.

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Posted on: 12 December 2019
Closed date: 10 January 2020
Job ref: EW BTN Dec 19
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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