Assertive Outreach Worker

Recruiter
Vacancy Filler Ltd
Location
Exeter, Devon, England
Salary
£20200 - £21200 per annum
Posted
31 Mar 2017
Expires
20 Apr 2017
Ref
MAR20173159
Contact
Richard Ford
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Our client is a growing voluntary organisation providing services to people facing acute challenges in their lives. They are currently looking for an Assertive Homeless Outreach Worker who will provide service to rough sleepers in Teignbridge, East Devon, Mid Devon and Exeter.

The successful candidates will have skills to engage with people who rough sleep, assess their needs and develop and deliver holistic plans to meets these needs and move them away from street based lifestyles.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will work in close partnership with the team and with relevant external agencies and be committed to service user involvement and the development of high quality services. Principal duties include initiating Needs and Risk Assessment for clients and the development of Support Plans. The Outreach Worker will work undertake early morning and evening outreach sessions in on a rostered basis.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Experience of working with homeless people including rough sleepers and those with complex social needs would be an asset as would an understanding of basic health and safety for all posts. Further details of expected level of qualifications and experience can be found in the Person Specifications for the post.

How to Apply

Please note that uploading your CV is the first stage of the application process. You will be sent an email with a link to complete an online application form, which you must complete to be considered.