Homelessness Support Worker

Recruiter
Seven Resourcing
Location
Ashford
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
1706727024
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Seven Social Care are looking for a Temporary Homelessness Support Worker based in Ashford, Kent. This post is initially for 3 months but likely to be extended. They are offering a great pay rate of £11.24 per hour.

The role:

Do you want to play your part in ending Rough Sleeping for good?

The Everybody In response to the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that we can make a massive impact on supporting rough sleepers to get off the streets and into accommodation. The challenge before us is to ensure that this effort is not wasted and that people can leave rough sleeping behind for good.

We need your to help us make this vision a reality in Kent. We are looking to recruit 2x Full Time Community Navigators in Ashford, Kent working 37.5 hours per week. We will be flexible with you in agreeing how these hours are structured across the working week and this may involve some evenings and weekends, subject to negotiation prior to appointment. .

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring people have access to the right support networks e.g. drug/alcohol services, healthcare etc.
  • Multi-agency working with Ashford Borough Council's Rough Sleeper Co-Ordinator and other key supporting agencies.
  • Creating links to the local community through (for example) volunteering, social activities, wellbeing activities etc.
  • Supporting people to access education, training and employment opportunities.
  • Delivering personalised support packages helping people to identify their own strength, hopes and aspirations and working with people to realise them.

Applicant Requirements:
  • Qualifications: N/A
  • Experience: 2+ years working in a similar role.
  • Compliance: Up to date DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

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