Homeless Assessment and Resettlement Worker

£13.00 - £13.50 per hour
South East London
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Job description

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 homeless assessment service in a South East London borough. A position has become available assessing the needs of rough sleepers in south London referred to services by street outreach teams.

Candidates for this role will need:

  • Extensive housing knowledge and knowledge of the entitlement homeless clients have under different housing laws/ acts
  • Experience of working with the homeless and ideally complex needs women and the challenges the specific client group face
  • Experience of working in a homeless assessment capacity
  • Resettlement experience and knowledge of housing options
  • DBS within 12 months of issue or registered to the online update service

Candidate duties:

  • Offering advice and guidance on housing and resettlement related issues to clients
  • Overseeing the casework delivery for around 10 clients within a supported unit and additional dispersed sites in West London
  • Conducting needs and risk assessments and putting in place well-being and risk management 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 apply as soon as possible or 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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Ben Matthews
Business Manager
Housing Recruitment Team / Social Care Recruitment Team
London
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