Homeless Assessment Worker

£13 - £14.50 per hour
East London
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Job description

Homeless Assessment Worker

Morgan Hunt are working in collaboration with a leading homelessness charity based in East London who are looking for a Homeless Assessment Worker. The role will be working in a 14 bed assessment hub with clients who have been found recently rough sleeping in the borough and referred by street outreach teams.

Candidate duties:

  • Pro-actively work with a caseload of clients to assess their support needs and put in place well-being plans
  • Ensure clients engaged at the service adequately safeguarded whilst at the service against any internal or external risk
  • Referring clients to specialist external agencies including drug treatment services, community mental health teams, probation, immigration issues etc to ensure needs of the clients are met
  • Partnership working with all clients to best ensure positive outcomes and providing advice and guidance around longer-term housing options for successful resettlement and ongoing support where necessary

Candidates need:

  • Overseeing the casework delivery of clients within the assessment hub
  • Conducting needs and risk assessments and putting in place support plans
  • Presenting clients with re-housing 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 into CHAIN (homeless database)
  • Liaising with external agencies on behalf of clients
  • Ability to work shifts and weekends
  • A DBS certificate issued within the last 12 months or registered to the online update service


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 Team / Social Care Team
London
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