Outreach Worker Wandsworth

£11 - £14 per hour
Wandsworth
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Job description

Job Title: Outreach Worker
Location: London Borough of Wandsworth
Assignment: 3 Months

Pay: £11-£14 per hour (dependent on Experience)
Rota: 37.5 per week

Monday to Friday - mixture of the following shifts:

03:00pm-1:00am

05:00am-2:00pm

09:00-17:00

We are looking for both aspiring and experienced Outreach Workers to join our Wandsworth based client's outreach team. This fantastic opportunity will see you joining a superb service working across the borough of Wandsworth. If you want to make a substantial difference to the lives of vulnerable people sleeping rough, this is the role for you! This opportunity will enable you to develop knowledge, techniques and experience in an area of social care that is under enormous demand for help. Potentially opening numerous doors for the right, motivated individual, does this sound like you?

If you crave influence and responsibility within a team, this is a role where your voice is not only heard but contributes towards quick, satisfying outcomes, supporting rough sleepers into accommodation. Not only this but as an outreach worker you will work alongside other amazing likeminded individuals and agencies with the sole aim of reducing the number of people sleeping rough in the borough of Wandsworth.

As an Outreach Worker you will:

  • Supporting rough sleepers to access appropriate social care services and accommodation options for their needs
  • Be a first response to referrals, carrying out needs and risk assessments with new rough sleepers and updating assessments on clients already known to the service
  • Support lead workers with responding to referrals and finding the best cause of action for each client's scenario
  • Work alongside other agencies including, the Wandsworth local authority, health services, housing providers and recovery services
  • Receive a work tablet to carry out the assessments and log data on

To be successful you will need to:

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be flexible and responsive to meet the needs of rough sleepers
  • Have the confidence and ability to manage a caseload of complex clients
  • Have the necessary IT skills to collect, collate and interpret data
  • Be confident in representing our client at external meetings and with outside agencies
  • Be comfortable with both lone working and working as part of a team

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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George Coombes
Consultant
Housing Team / Social Care Team
London
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