Greater London
£26,351pa Inc. LW + pension + other benefits
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Fixed Term until March 2021

The Passage provides a range of support services to homeless and vulnerable people in London. Our mission is to provide resources which encourage, inspire and challenge homeless people to transform their lives.  

Passage House Assessment Centre aims to provide the highest quality support to men and women who find themselves sleeping rough in Westminster by providing a safe and welcoming place to stay for up to 28 days whilst planning their resettlement. Passage House focuses on a rapid assessment process which is supportive and assertive.

The Engagement Worker will develop therapeutic and positive relationships with residents staying at Passage House and to ensure that residents make full use of their time at the hostel by actively promoting and encouraging engagement with services and activities. They will also work closely with the Assessment and Resettlement staff and management team to ensure the delivery of the best possible service to residents within psychologically informed ways of working.

To apply for this post you should have experience of delivering support services to socially excluded clients in an Assessment Centre or similar setting, either in a voluntary or paid capacity and of effective engagement and relationship building with clients and ensuring suitable psychologically informed interventions are in place to ensure client’s needs are identified and met. You should also have knowledge of homelessness, understanding of the varied needs of homeless people and those at acute risk of homelessness.

To apply, please go visit our website.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for this post

The Passage strives to be an equal opportunities employer. Benefits include 33 days annual leave including bank & statutory holidays, Group Pension Plan, Life Assurance and Cycle to Work Scheme.

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Refreshed on: 22 December 2019
Closed date: 06 January 2020
Job ref: EW/PH/017
Tags: Social Work, Housing Management