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Rough Sleeper Outreach Support Worker

£14.50 - £18.00 per hour
East London

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Outreach Support Worker

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of those who need it most? Do you have experience working with vulnerable individuals in a complex and challenging environment? If so, we have a rewarding opportunity for you!

Join our dedicated team in a service supporting vulnerable rough sleepers with drug and alcohol support needs in an east London borough. This program is making a significant impact on the lives of those affected by substance misuse and homelessness. Now, we're looking for a committed Rough Sleeper Outreach Support Worker to help us continue our mission.

The programme, located within a homeless day centre in east London, is committed to enhancing the quality of life for locally connected rough sleepers. We provide comprehensive care, from initial engagement and harm reduction to treatment and recovery, for individuals with intertwined histories of substance use and street homelessness.

As an Rough Sleeper Outreach Support Worker, your role will include:

  • Providing harm reduction advice and support to rough sleepers and homeless individuals.
  • Offering information and advice on treatment and recovery services within the borough, advocating for clients when needed.
  • Enabling individuals to engage with and complete treatment, ensuring continuity of care.
  • Assisting clients to access external services like Primary Care.
  • Increasing the number of people accessing structured treatment and recovery through a bespoke pathway.
  • Providing varied support using a strengths-based, client-centered approach.

To be a successful candidate for this role, you should have:

  • Experience working in an outreach team and conducting street outreach
  • A background working with vulnerable individuals with complex needs
  • Experience in working with individuals actively engaged in substance use
  • Proficiency in solution-focused 1:1 work and psycho-social approaches
  • Knowledge of substance misuse issues and relevant services in the area
  • An understanding of the local community, cultural diversity, and the importance of adapting services for equal access
  • The ability to work with a diverse community and in partnership
  • Flexibility, including the willingness to work unsociable hours
  • A "can do" attitude and a commitment to core values

If you're ready to make a positive impact and meet these requirements, we want to hear from you. Apply today!

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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