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Outreach Navigator (Rough Sleepers)

  • Job reference: jt0090
  • Location: Medway, Kent
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Housing Support
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Job description: A Kent based housing association are recruiting for a based in Medway, this role will be to engage rough sleepers with the Medway area through outreach work.
The Role
Your key duties within the role will include the following:
*Use person-centred approach to those who are reluctant to engage with support services, this may include working closely with and sharing information with statutory agencies, ensuring all KPIs are achieved.
*Manage your own case load, whilst promoting a positive environment, ensuring all service users have an equal opportunity to succeed and that their diverse needs are met.
*Provide ongoing support to clients once housed.
*Represent the housing association by working in partnership with other agencies to ensure our services are promoted, and that successful outcomes are achieved for service users.
*Able to deliver telephone out of hours support service on a rota basis.
*Comply with the relevant regulatory framework standards in every aspect of service, ensuring all relevant paperwork regarding clients and the service delivery are maintained to an auditable standard.
*Comply with all policies and procedures to ensure the safety and well being of yourself, your clients and your colleagues.
*Able to identify any safeguarding issues and risks
*Model living values.
*Undertake any other duties to achieve the purpose of the job.

The Candidate
To be considered for this role you must have experience of the following:
*Experience of outreach/ rough sleeper working.
*Ability to work in a flexible and creative manner.
*Ability to build rapport with service users adapting style of approach as needed, whilst maintaining professional boundaries.
*Proven ability to deal with challenging behaviour and resolve difficult situations
*Model a solution focused attitude.
*Written English skills sufficient to write: reports, support plans, risk assessments, incident records and court appeals.
*Understanding of safeguarding practices.
*Experience of working within defined frameworks and complying with policies, procedures and guidelines.

The Contract
This is a contact starting ASAP on a 12 Month Fixed term contract, working 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Why work with Service Care Solutions?
-An exclusive range of Social Housing vacancies across the UK
-Free DBS processing
-Provider of Housing staff to over 200 local authorities and 100 Housing Associations.
-Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
-£250 referral bonus if you refer a successful candidate and they complete a probationary period

How to Apply
If you wish to apply for the role, please send over a copy of your CV to Jason Thomas at Service Care Solutions (Jason. thomas @ service care. org .uk) or feel free to call Jason on 01772 208 966.