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Homeless Assessment and Resettlement Worker

£14.00 - £17.50 per hour
West London

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Homeless Assessment and Resettlement Worker

Our client, a leading homelessness charity based in London, are looking for a Homeless Assessment and Resettlement Worker to work in a busy homeless assessment hub in west London. The service aims to assess and resettle clients experiencing homelessness with varied levels of support required, from the very complex with multiple needs, to those who have recently become homeless with a lower-level of support needed to progress them into an independent tenancy. Clients engaged at the service are referred by local authority homeless person units, street outreach teams and StreetLink.

Candidates for this role will need:

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

Candidate duties:

  • Caseworking a caseload of clients residing at the assessment hub
  • Conducting needs and risk assessments and putting in place wellbeing 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 onto CHAIN
  • Liaising with external agencies on behalf of clients

If you are interested in this position, please contact us immediately.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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