Homelessness Project Worker

Location Haringey
Discipline: Public Sector
Job type: Contract
Salary: £Up to £13 per hour
Contact name: Shona Inglis

Contact email: singlis@novaxrecruitment.com
Job ref: RQ460944_1636469556
Published: 21 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Homelessness Project Worker
£13 per hour
Full Time Contract

We are seeking a Homelessness Project Worker to carry a caseload of men and women in hotel accommodation working with them to identify a suitable move on for them whilst putting in place a safety plan and where necessary to support people in to accessing other support services.

Main responsibilities include:-

  • Managing telephone, email and face-to-face communication with people living in the accommodation services and relevant professionals and members of the public seeking help.
  • Providing non-judgmental and empathetic communication that recognises and reduces the distress and anxiety that people facing homelessness are likely to experience.
  • Working with people to identify their personal aims and support them to turn assessments into practical actions plans.
  • Working in partnership with others to facilitate move-on for homeless single adults.

Key Skills and Requirements include:-

  • Understanding of the issues affecting vulnerable homeless people or those at risk of homelessness.
  • Understanding and commitment to working responsively to support individuals plan and realise their aspirations and strengths.
  • Working proactively and respectfully to reduce distress and conflict whilst maintaining boundaries and ensuring consistency in complex and difficult situations.
  • Understanding and commitment to following relevant safeguarding, Health and Safety and Domestic Violence policies.

For more information, contact Shona on 01615491999