Homeless Prevention Worker

£11.60 - £13.00 per hour
Rochdale
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Job description

Morgan Hunt are currently recruiting a Homeless Prevention Worker to work with one of our clients in Rochdale. This is a temporary, on going contract to start as soon as possible.

As a Homeless Prevention Worker, you will provide crisis intervention and support services to vulnerable adults that are experiencing homelessness. The aim is to work with individuals to prevent homelessness and improve health and well being of those with multiple and complex needs.

The role - Homeless Prevention Worker

  • Work in conjunction with the Homelessness Assessment Outreach Team to input into and develop Personalised Housing Plans for individuals experiencing homelessness
  • Provide ongoing support to sustain positive outcomes, and improve health and well being
  • Identify support needs and empower individuals to access appropriate services
  • Identify and reduce any barriers to accessing support services
  • Facilitate a range of brief interventions that contribute towards the prevention of homelessness
  • Support rough sleepers and those new to homelessness to engage in support
  • Engage effectively with local p[partners that can offer appropriate support to those experiencing homelessness


The candidate

  • Experience of working with individuals with multiple, complex needs
  • An understanding of the barriers faced by those experiencing homelessness / complex needs
  • An understanding of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2018
  • The ability to assess need and deliver effective support
  • Experience of delivering support that empowers change


Due to the nature of this role, a current Enhanced DBS is required.

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