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The Passage, London
£28981.00-£28981.00 per year
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£29,909.3 - £31,695.1 per year plus Inner London Weighting (£3,757.62)
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Look Ahead Care Support and Housing, Westminster, London
Up to £23750 per annum
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Up to £22568 per annum
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Up to £22568 per annum
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£25,137 per annum
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£21,775 per annum + excellent benefits
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London, Greater London 3.85 miles
£28981.00-£28981.00 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Outreach Worker – Community Intervention Team to join us based in London. You will join us on a full time, fixed term basis for 18 months, and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £28,981 per annum (NJC Scale point range 19-22) incl LW + pension and other benefits.

About Passage Community Service:

As we emerge from the pandemic, the Passage has worked hard to review how we deliver services with an important focus on reflecting our learning in how we support the people and communities we work with.  Our new service model focuses on prevention, a renewed sense of urgency to end homelessness, collaboration, ambition for the people we work with and advocacy for social justice.

About the role:

As the Outreach Worker, you will support a reduction in rough sleeping and address associated daytime street activity in the local area in Westminster by engaging with and providing advice, support and assistance to enable rough sleepers to access and/or maintain their accommodation and other services relevant to their needs.

An enhanced DBS check is required as this position will involve working directly with vulnerable adults

Key responsibilities of our Outreach Worker will include:

  • Engaging with and gathering intelligence around clients bedding down and/or involved in street activity on the streets in and around central and south Westminster to build relationships and offer support to improve the health and wellbeing through:
    - Close partnership working with the commissioned outreach service, Resource Centre teams and other agencies to provide the most appropriate support and service to individuals in the locality.
    - Referrals to specialist services, such as substance misuse, welfare rights, mediation, medical and legal services as appropriate
  • Taking a multi-agency problem solving approach, working in collaboration regarding street counts, case conferences and joint work with other agencies involved with the clientPlease note that though this role will joint work with enforcement teams to help address ASB and any criminal activity locally it will be focused on providing the health and social care aspect of support to clients who may be undergoing an enforcement action.
  • Using The Passage Resource Centre as a base, undertake client work and administration as detailed in the staff rota, undertaking flexible duties to cover for sickness and holidays, as required.
  • Assisting in the promotion of the work of The Passage to our partners, government, funders, press and media, and visitors and raise awareness of homelessness provision in Westminster and related services via presentations for Stakeholders
  • Attending fortnightly Victoria Business Improvement District (BID) or Northbank BID team meetings and ensuring a weekly colocation at their offices to develop and build on existing working relationships with the BID teams.
  • Maintaining individual, up to date and accurate client data by inputting it into our case management database and CHAIN, the pan London database.
  • Taking part in pan-Westminster operations and audits as requested by the Prevention and Partnerships Manager

Our ideal Outreach Worker will have the following skills, experience, and knowledge:

Experience

  • Experience of multi agency working to achieve positive outcomes for people experiencing homelessness
  • Working flexibly in different locations (including the streets), and at different times as directed by client needs and management.
  • Experience of assessing client needs and supporting clients to address their needs through assertive case management.
  • A client-centred recovery focused approach and the necessary professional social skills to initiate and maintain constructive and appropriate relations with clients and agencies in a detached street environment.

Knowledge

  • Understanding the support needs of the street populations with complex health, and housing needs.
  • Knowledge of the services and legislative environment regarding housing, ASB, health, work and immigration as it relates to homeless people
  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing and collate and evidence work and outcomes using case management databases.

Experience and Knowledge will need to be demonstrated on the application form.

Closing date: 26th January 2022
Interview date: 2nd February 2022

If you would like to join us in the role of Outreach Worker, please click ‘apply’ now – we would love to hear from you!

Posted on: 04 January 2022
Closing date: 26 January 2022
Job ref: JTLONOW0401
Tags: Social Care/Development,Social Work