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Hostel Team Leader

£15.50 - £20.00 per hour

Job description

Lead Worker

Pay: £15.50 - £20.00 per hour

Hours: Mon- Fri - 09:00-17:00, with two early shifts a week 07:30 - 15:30

Assignment: 3-4 months with possible extension

Location: Brixton

Must have an enhanced DBS Issued within the last 12 months (or on the update service)

About this role…

We are looking for a Lead Worker to join the team at our client's Hostel that supports people who were homeless with complex needs. The hostel is a transitional space where a 24-hour staff team support people to move in, assess their needs, and quickly identify the best place for them to move on to next. Skilled staff teams develop a personalised support plan to ensure people are ready for their move on and have holistic support with their mental and physical health, substance misuse needs, criminal justice issues and life skills. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is keen to develop their knowledge and skills and has a passion for supporting vulnerable adults.

The service:

  • Accommodation on male and female floors with shared facilities; refurbed modern bathrooms and shower rooms
  • 24-hour support
  • A team of Keyworkers who work with professional partners and organisations
  • Provide clients with access to an employment support programme and training and apprenticeship roles
  • Assistance in developing independence to manage any medication
  • Pre-tenancy training and resettlement support
  • Life skills, including Cooking on a Budget

You will:

  • Be a bridge between front line staff and management- the lead worker role is an excellent introduction into our senior managerial roles
  • Support and encourage clients to become more independent, maximise income and reduce arrears throughout the hostel
  • Motivate and encourage the team to meet move on targets
  • Support management team with collating service delivery information.
  • Liaise with, signpost, and support client engagement with specialist agencies as appropriate e.g. drug treatment services, Community Mental Health Teams, doctors, community groups etc.
  • Provide person-centred support to individuals and co-produce all plans to assist them to achieve their aims and ambitions.

Apply Now! This role will be popular with many applicants so the sooner you apply the better! Good luck!

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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