As a Resettlement Worker, you will provide flexible housing related support to vulnerable clients across the Newham pathway, to enable individuals to set up and maintain their own accommodation independently and safely.
SHP (Single Homeless Project) is one of London’s leading homelessness prevention charities and a dynamic and growing organisation changing 8,000 lives every year across London - from supporting people in crisis, to helping them take the final steps towards independence and employment
Our Newham Support service provides intensive, short-term resettlement support to clients moving from various temporary accommodation settings into the private rented sector, reducing the risk of repeat homelessness and preventing tenancy breakdown whilst promoting independence and social inclusion.
In your role, you will also provide practical support such as, supporting clients in paying rent, setting up and managing utilities, liaising with landlords and other agencies. You will also be working within a multi-agency setting in Newham, working in partnership with existing delivery structures, local networks and developed collective practises. You will also link clients in with local support services and key agencies relevant to their circumstances to create a tailored support network.
The ideal candidate will have experience of managing complex and/or difficult situations in relation to vulnerable adults. You will also have the ability to manage a flexible caseload of clients and provide a quality client-focused service that proactively motivates and empowers clients. The ability to effectively liaise with a range of service providers or agencies and strong time management skills are also required.
Closing date: 11th October 2020 (at Midnight)
Interviews to be held on: 20th October 2020
This post will require an Enhanced DBS check to be processed for the successful applicant.
Our attractive benefits package includes:
- A salary increase after successfully completing six months.
- A 37.5 hour working week including flexible working hours (core hours are 10am – 4pm) in non-accommodation services
- 25 days annual leave, increasing annually to the maximum 30 days (plus paid Bank Holidays),
- A contributory pension scheme: SHP will contribute the equivalent of 5% of your annual salary
- Staff Health Cash Plan and discounts scheme
- Comprehensive and integrated training programme designed specifically to develop the skills and knowledge involved in our work
SHP is actively committed to equal opportunities and the promotion of diversity and inclusion, in all of our services and workplaces. We are also Disability Confident Committed, a Stonewall Diversity Champion and IIP accredited. In the London Homelessness Awards 2019 one of our Projects was commended for their work.