Outreach Engagement Worker

Recruiter
REED
Location
Manchester
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
13 Jan 2021
Closes
14 Jan 2021
Ref
1919742408
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you looking to make a real difference in your next role?

Do you fancy joining an active, engaging team to work with some of Manchester's most vulnerable people?

We have a great opportunity for a temporary Outreach Engagement worker to assist our existing team as we continue to provide our existing service at the same time as developing exciting new offers.

These roles are for start as soon as possible, and are expected to last until the end of January, with the potential to be extended until the end of March 2021.

Key Role Descriptors:

The role holder will deliver high quality support for service users, managing existing and future risks through assessment, and creating plans which ensure the individual needs of service users are appropriately considered.

The role holder will assist service users to engage with support services provided by both statutory and voluntary agencies, ensuring that the client is appropriately supported and therefore able to contribute actively in the community.

The role holder will provide advice and expertise to partner agencies and stakeholders to promote the service and represent the rights and needs of the vulnerable residents of Manchester.

Key Role Accountabilities:

Establish and maintain relationships with service users to challenge their existing patterns of behaviour. Work proactively with appropriate stakeholders to assess the individual’s needs and ensure positive outcomes.

Provide support and advice to service users which provide the opportunity to engage with appropriate local and national organised and community based services.

Monitor, evaluate and review assessments as required determining suitable adjustments to ensure that service users are able to achieve their agreed goals.

Work with colleagues and stakeholders to produce plans that use service users individual needs to identify and reduce their vulnerability to risk situations.

Promote the service strategies across the organisation and to other statutory and voluntary agencies.

Closely work with partner agencies and stakeholders by contributing and participating in new initiatives to support independence and opportunities for vulnerable residents of Manchester.

Ensure all records, processes and systems are up to date and maintained to assist with data collection and performance management.

The role is temporary so subject to DBS and reference checks.