Out of hours homeless outreach worker

  • Part Time
  • dover

Website Serveco

Serveco are recruiting four part time Homeless Outreach Cooridators . The successful candidates will play a vital part in supporting the outreach team by identifying, verifying and transporting rough sleepers to accommodation provisions in Dover and Folkestone

Working in teams of two across Dover and Folkestone, you will engage with people who are rough sleeping to encourage the first steps in developing positive housing and support plans, building upon people’s strengths and personal goals.

Developing relationships with partner agencies and co-ordinating interventions with rough sleepers, you will motivate people to take the first steps to a life away from the streets.

With a resilient and motivational approach, you will need to work between three and four hours per night between 8pm and 1am to locate and maintain relationships with rough sleepers. (number of working nights per week ideally 3 or 4)

Partnership working is central to the success of this role, The drive and determination to enable people to access accommodation and positively transform their lives is at the heart of this role.

Candidates will have an understanding of homelessness and related issues, with a commitment to addressing rough sleeping and a passion to make a difference.

Due to the nature of this role, access to a car is essential, millage allowance/fuel will be paid for by the company.

Because of the nature of the work involved in this post, this post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. It is a condition of employment that all convictions are disclosed in advance. An Enhanced Disclosure Barring Services check will be required to be undertaken.

We are proud of the professionalism and commitment of a team of staff that has the skills and ability to deliver a wide range of high quality and culturally sensitive services that are appropriate to the needs of our client groups. We truly believe in supporting and developing our staff to reach their full potential. You will be provided with a working environment and culture that will enable you to thrive, use your existing skills and learn new ones.

With all this on offer, why wouldn’t you want to join us?

Click here https://serveco.co.uk/job-application-form/ to download an application form.

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Working At Serveco

Initially Fixed termed contract until 31st March 2020.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Salary: £9.25 /hour