Outreach Worker

£12 - £13.50 per hour
East London
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Job description

Outreach Worker

We have an excellent opportunity for an Outreach Worker working for one of the UK's leading homelessness charities. The role will be specifically focused on engaging with the Romanian street homeless population of a borough in East London, engaging with them and referring into to services such as day centres and other community based services which offer assessment and support.

Due to the specific nature of the clients in this role you will need to be able to speak fluent Romanian and the ability to speak and/or understand Romani would be highly advantageous. Candidates who have transferrable skills from social care positions or roles that involve high levels of customer service and engagement with members of the public are welcome to apply.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Engaging with street homeless clients and Providing advice on services available to homeless clients
  • Keyworking/ caseworking a caseload of clients
  • Liaising with a range of specialist agencies on clients behalf and providing follow up appointments for homeless clients
  • Preventing homeless clients engaging in street activity e.g. street drinking, petty crime etc

Candidate Needs:

  • Ability to speak Romanian and engage with Romanian people that find themselves street homeless
  • Knowledge of services to refer to within the local area
  • Previous experience of outreach work with homeless clients is desirable
  • An enhanced DBS check issued within the last 12 months or registered to the online update service
  • Ability to work unsociable hours


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 & Health Team
London
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