Senior Homeless Assessment Worker

Recruiter
Morgan Hunt
Location
London
Salary
£14.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted
21 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Mar 2018
Ref
219817
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Temporary

Senior Homeless Assessment & Resettlement Worker

We are working in partnership with a leading homelessness Charity to recruit a Senior Homeless Assessment & Resettlement Worker to work in a busy homeless assessment centre. Due to a recent restructure, a position has become available to support a team of Assessment Workers in the assessment and resettlement of homeless clients with high support needs referred by Street Outreach Teams.

Candidates for the position of Senior Homeless Assessment & Resettlement Worker will need:

  • Extensive housing knowledge and knowledge of the entitlement homeless clients have under different housing laws/ acts
  • Experience of working with the homeless
  • Experience of working in a homeless assessment capacity
  • Resettlement experience and knowledge of housing options
  • DBS issued within the last 12 months and / or registered to the update service

Responsibilities of the Senior Homeless Assessment & Resettlement Worker include:

  • Supporting staff and offering advice and guidance on housing and resettlement related issues to 4 Assessment & Reconnection Workers
  • Overseeing the casework delivery for 20 clients within the hostel
  • Identifying and delivering training in areas where the team may lack knowledge or experience
  • Conducting needs and risk assessments and putting in place support plans
  • Presenting clients with resettlement options
  • Assisting clients to obtain their welfare, housing and related rights
  • Referring clients on to relevant specialist support agencies for their needs
  • Accurate recording of data into CHAIN
  • Liaising with external agencies on behalf of clients

If you are interested in this position please apply ASAP!

Morgan Hunt is a multi award winning Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer.

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