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Support & Rehousing Worker - Enfield

  • Job reference: LMCENFRS1
  • Location: Enfield, London
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Housing Support
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Job description: A London Borough Council is recruiting for a Support & Rehousing Worker to provide rough sleepers with the appropriate support services to address any support needs they may have and move them on into more suitable longer term accommodation with the appropriate support.

The Role
In this role you will work as part of a team supporting rough sleepers housed into emergency accommodation. You will play an important role in helping us to realise our ambitious plans to end rough sleeping in Enfield. You will link in our rough sleepers with the appropriate support services to address any support needs they may have and move them on into more suitable longer-term accommodation with the appropriate support
As a Support and Rehousing Worker, you will be part of a team environment working closely with those affected by rough sleeping. You will carry out comprehensive assessments of people new to, or at risk of rough sleeping, and provide a personalised case management service, turning assessment recommendations into a practical action plans which fully involves the client. You will develop a knowledge of housing legislation, welfare benefit legislation and other matters relevant to support the moving on of our customers.
The tasks and responsibilities for the role will include:
*First contact support for new rough sleepers referred to the emergency accommodation and swift assessment of their support needs.
*Provide an immediate response to customer(s) in the event of a health or other emergency, taking prompt action.
*Work with customer(s), as directed, and on own initiative, providing support
*Carry out comprehensive assessments of need
*Work with customers and other agencies to put in place, and regularly review, personalised support plans to help rough sleepers meet their support needs, and find suitable longer-term accommodation with appropriate support.
*Undertake regular health and welfare checks for rough sleepers housed into our emergency accommodation.
*Attend regular performance management meetings, staff meetings and any other meetings as directed by the Manager.
*Ensure safeguarding protocols are followed.

The Candidate
To be considered for this role it is essential that you have at least two years' experience of working with the homeless and have strong knowledge of homeless and housing legislation as well as re-housing processes.
Due to the vulnerable nature of the clients you will be working with, you will require an Enhanced DBS.

The Contract
This is a full time role, working 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday) on an initial 3 Month contract, which has a strong chance of being extended.

How Apply
To apply for this role, please send your CV Lee McMillan at Service Care Solutions via lee . mc millan @ service care . org . uk. You can also call Lee on 01772 208 966 discuss the role in more detail.