Outreach Advice Worker

Posted by CARIS Haringey

Outreach Advice Worker

Haringey, London

£29,243 p/a pro rata

Part-time

OAW2018

About the organisation

CARIS Haringey is a Christian-based charity working with homeless families in the London Borough of Haringey.

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Job Description

A Christian-based charity working with homeless families in the London Borough of Haringey seeks the following team member with experience of working in a multi-cultural setting and who could be considered a self-starter:

OUTREACH ADVICE WORKER

28 hour post (4 days per week)

NJC scale 30: £29,243 pro rata (includes OLW £1,885)

Purpose of the role: To provide wide-ranging general advice, support and advocacy to homeless families. 

Applicants must have significant experience of working with clients with complex needs.

The ideal person will have:

  • Excellent working knowledge of Housing law, Welfare Benefits, Asylum and Immigration and legislation relating to EEA Nationals. 
  • Excellent communication and representation skills
  • Experience of managing contracts and quality standards
  • Experience of monitoring and service development 
  • Ability to speak a community language is desirable
  • OISC Level 1

You must be highly motivated and committed to providing a first class service and be able to organise your own workload to deliver advice and support to the highest standards.

Closing date for applications: 5pm Thursday 20th September 2018.

This post is subject to a DBS Check.

This post is part funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund.

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