A Bed Every Night Worker

Up to £20417 per annum
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Job description

Morgan Hunt are working with a leading charity to recruit for a number of permanent vacancies including A Bed Every Night Worker on a fixed term basis until March 2022 with the possibility of extension should further funding be secured.

The ABEN service, aims to deliver a complex needs service to women experiencing homelessness and are facing multiple and challenging barriers to living safe lives.

This post is 30 hours, Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am - 7pm but to suit the needs of service users which may include evenings and weekends and covers Greater Manchester.

The role - A Bed Every Night Worker;

  • Assessing the needs of all clients, and with them, devising a support plan to address needs and helping them to make informed choices
  • Completing risk assessments and safety plans and reviewing regularly with clients
  • Ensuring initial triage of new referrals into the service is done within 24 hours and initial assessments within 5 days
  • Providing transitional resettlement support to clients moving into independent accommodation


The candidate - A Bed Every Night Worker;

  • Extensive understanding of homelessness and options available to those in this situation
  • Experience of working on a one to one basis with clients, to devise support plans, identify risk and create management plans ensuring desired outcomes are achieved
  • Current knowledge of homelessness, housing, welfare benefit and legislation
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with partner / local agencies
  • Knowledge and ability to assess and respond to safeguarding concerns
  • The ability to liaise with other local agencies on behalf of the client
  • Knowledge and ability to deliver drop ins and group work sessions
  • Knowledge of outcomes based assessments
  • The ability to prioritise a demanding caseload and manage a caseload effectively


Regular travel is required for the role, and therefore the successful candidate must hold a current license with access to a vehicle for work.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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Annabelle Walster
Housing Recruitment Manager
Housing Team / Social Care Team
Manchester
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