Rough Sleepers Support Officer

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Leamington Spa
Salary
18600.00 - 19800.00 GBP Annual + GBP18600 - GBP19800/annum
Posted
09 Jul 2018
Closes
06 Aug 2018
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Position: Rough Sleepers Support Officer

Location: West Midlands
Salary: circa GBP18,600- GBP19,800
Duration: 18 months

THE ROLE

We are facing a huge issue with homelessness across the country and so
many of our clients are reviewing/changing their approach. Our client
has managed to secure some significant funding from the MHCLG and is
subsequently recruiting a number of roles to supplement their service,
including this Rough Sleepers Support Officer position. This role is
funded currently until the end of March 2020 and provides intensive
support to assist rough sleepers with complex needs to maintain
accommodation whilst accessing and receiving treatment to combat
addiction problems.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Assisting those people presenting as homeless/rough sleepers to
access temporary accommodation.

* Undertake the admission and interviewing of clients to assess,
identify and act upon their housing needs and to offer support to
improve health and social well-being.

* Support service users involving advocacy on behalf of the service
use and engaging with the appropriate agencies and services as
required.

* Ensure that accommodation charges are paid by residents.

* Maintain accurate and confidential records.

REQUIREMENTS

* Minimum of 1 years experience working in a residential setting.

* 2-3 years experience working with the homeless or vulnerable.

* Effective administration skills.

* Confident and pro-active manner.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants should submit their CV online immediately for
consideration!

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Greenacre Recruitment
Ltd who are operating as a recruitment agency and business