Outreach Worker

Ref:
SYS-3185
Closing date
22/10/2017
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Job Type - Jobs in Care & Support

Contract Type - Permanent

Location - St Eugene's Court, Birmingham

Salary - 19,992 per annum

Hours - 39 hours per week


 

We are currently looking for a Rough Sleepers Outreach Worker, who is customer focused and has the skills to engage with vulnerable customers and actively support them to accept assistance and access housing. Your role will require good record keeping skills and the ability to participate in and promote multi-agency working, including joint outreach with partner agencies, including substance misuse agencies, police, fire service and the local authority.

Your role entails seeking out and actively engaging with rough sleepers and people at risk of sleeping rough. You will provide support and assistance to individuals to enable them to secure suitable accommodation and meet their immediate needs. You will assist in enabling customers to gain and maintain sustained independent living and fully participate within their community.

Therefore if you have the ability to use your own initiative, then we would like to hear from you.

Must have a current driving licence and at least one years experience

In return we offer:

•             Free disclosure and barring service check

•             A competitive salary which is regularly reviewed and benchmarked with the market

•             25 days’ holidays plus bank holidays rising to 30 days after qualifying period

•             Company pension 

•             Childcare vouchers

•             Shopping & leisure discounts

•             Cycle to work scheme

•             Regular tailored training & personal development plans

Please direct to the bottom of the advert to read the role profile in full, before you apply by submitting your CV and a short covering letter max one page which clearly states how you meet the requirements of the role.

Please note applications without a covering letter will not be accepted.

Interviews and assessment will be held 30.10.17

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format, for example large print, please contact the HR department on 0845 850 1020 ext 5940

We reserve the right to close this advert before the advertised date if deemed necessary.

Midland Heart aspires to be a digital organisation that minimises its impact on the environment. Wherever possible, we will conduct transactions digitally rather than by paper and ask that current and future employees share this commitment. Where required, we will support colleagues to be digitally enabled.