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akt (Formerly known as The Albert Kennedy Trust)
£19,201 per year (21 hours per week, pro rata)
Look Ahead Care Support and Housing
Hounslow, Middlesex
Up to £26000 per annum
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Greater London
£25,500 per year
Contract, Temporary, Full-time
Job description

SPEAR has been providing quality services to homeless people and rough sleepers for over 30 years. We presently have innovative opportunities within our well-respected Outreach Teams for experienced Outreach Workers to support clients to access holistic, high quality support to make positive changes in their lives.

We are looking to hire an Outreach worker for the Borough of Kingston

You will work as part of SPEAR to provide Rough Sleeper outreach, verification, and wrap-around work to clients who are experiencing homelessness and/or entrenched rough sleeping.

Duties will include:

  • Working as part of a team in the provision of a holistic approach to the prevention and management of rough sleeping. This will include co-working with colleagues and other agencies to ensure safe working practices and appropriate move on options for clients experiencing rough sleeping.
  • Identifying and ensuring support around presenting issues such as substance misuse, physical or mental health.
  • Responsibility for financial management around personal budgets for clients where appropriate.
  • Participating in the Outreach rota for the borough of work, which includes working anti-social hours

In order to apply for this role you must have the following:-

  • An understanding of the issues, causes, and solutions to rough sleeping;
  • A good understanding of Housing Law and the Welfare Benefits systems;
  • The ability to work professionally with a range of statutory and voluntary agencies;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent problem solving, planning, and recording skills.

Salary: £25,500 per annum
Closing date: 16th March 2020
Hours: 37.5 per week

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2021

To apply, please submit your CV and Covering Letter.

Additional documents
Outreach Worker JD and PS (.pdf)
More about SPEAR

Our Vision

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Posted on: 28 February 2020
Closing date: 16 March 2020
Tags: Support Worker

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