Support Worker

london, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: AM261020_1603712203
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-10-26
  • Location: london, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-12-25
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

In this role, you will be based in a newly opened EEA Nationals Service, which provides support to 20 EEA Nationals who are homeless/rough sleeping and aged 18+. Referrals are from 6 different boroughs - Camden, Islington, Haringey, Enfield, Barnet and Westminster.

The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working across Monday - Friday, covering early (8AM - 3:30PM) and late (3:00PM - 10:30PM) shifts. Cover is required for up to 6 months.

In this position, you will be required to:

" Complete Needs and Risk Assessments
" Hold a caseload of clients
" Provide support with training and employment
" Signpost to immigration services
" Provide support and assistance around housing
" Engage with services including treatment services
" Support clients to maximise their incomes - benefits, employment etc.
" Support clients to access primary & secondary healthcare services
" Devise move on plans and support clients to access appropriate move on accommodation (Hostels, PRS etc.)
" Work a rota - Early (8AM - 3:30PM) and Late (3:00PM - 10:30PM) shifts

To apply for this role, you must have experience of working with rough sleepers and have previously held a caseload of clients with complex needs. You should ideally have worked in a fast-paced assessment service and be able to hit the ground running when the service opens.

Please note that Language Skills are not essential but we would welcome applications from staff that do have language skills - e.g. Polish, Romanian, and Bulgarian etc.

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Support Worker

london, London