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Hays Specialist Recruitment
£13.00 - £16.00 per hour
Hays Specialist Recruitment
£11.00 - £14.00 per hour
Herts Young Homeless Group
£19,000 - £21,000 per year
A great opportunity to join a charity focusing on the prevention of youth homelessness within Hertfordshire where you can make a difference.
Herts Young Homeless Group
£21,000 - £23,000 per year
A great opportunity to join a charity focusing on the prevention of youth homelessness within Hertfordshire where you can make a difference.
Level Trust
£25,000 - £28,000 pro rata per annum
Are you a born youth worker with great project management skills to boot? We need someone like you to join our new Youth and Schools team.
Herts Young Homeless Group
Welwyn Garden City
£22,250 - £23,165 per year (dependant on experience)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Recovery Worker to join a charity that aims to prevent youth homelessness in Hertfordshire.
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Watford, Hertfordshire
£13.00 - £16.00 per hour
Job description

Outreach Worker Job, Substance Misuse, Homelessness

Your new company
You will be joining an established organisation which places the service user at the heart of everything they do. This organisation is focused on supporting vulnerable people in the community. This organisation primarily supports service users are whose lives have been held back by a range of social deprivation, poverty and social exclusion.

Your new role

Please note we have roles for this position also in London areas:

In partnership with New Hope, Herts Young Homeless and Watford Borough Council the worker will:

  • Deliver street outreach shifts aimed at reducing rough sleeping in the Watford area
  • Assess the un-met needs of those who are rough sleeping with mental health or dual diagnosis difficulties
  • Establish contact with rough sleepers and beggars; working as part of a small team to rapidly assist clients through street outreach shifts at a variety of times and locations in the Watford area
  • Divert people who are new to the area when appropriate and encourage and assist people to return to their home communities
  • Identify, target and engage entrenched rough sleepers via street outreach, including those who are unwilling to engage with services
  • Participate when required in street counts
  • Work proactively to ensure that clients have access to ongoing healthcare to access mental health and substance misuse services where required
  • Identify individuals who are not ready to engage with support services. Encourage them to consider the options available and deliver interventions aimed at supporting increased motivation
  • Alongside service users, work as part of a team to look at both housing needs, and mental health / dual diagnosis needs to devise and carry out agreed action plan
  • Work in conjunction with statutory and non-statutory service providers on care planning and reviewing, attending external meetings as required
  • Encourage and empower service users to make best use of appropriate statutory and community resources
  • Establish and develop links between services that ensure service users with a dual diagnosis access the full range of care and treatment services to meet their needs
  • To work in line with the requirements of funders

What you'll need to succeed

  • Must have Outreach experience
  • Must have worked with homelessness and clients with substance misuse issues
  • Willing to work shifts on rota basis
  • Must be available within weeks notice
  • Ideally on DBS Update Service
If you are not on the Update Service Hays will process new Enhanced DBS for you free of charge.

What you'll get in return

  • Competitive pay
  • weekly pay

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Posted on: 23 November 2020
Closing date: 21 December 2020
Job ref: 3895671
Tags: Social Care/Development
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