| Resettlement Worker
Female Only Complex Needs | 1 NW1 |£15.57 per hour (incl. of Holiday Pay) | 1-2 months | Job Ref: BD8158 | Posted: 05/08/2022
Central is currently recruiting for a female Resettlement Worker, to work in the Westminster area in a hostel for homeless women with low to medium support needs. The service supports women affected by substance misuse, unemployment, domestic violence and mental health issues and aims to help towards independent living.
The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working across Monday - Sunday covering early (8AM - 4:30PM), mid (9AM - 5:30PM) and late (1PM - 9:30PM) shifts. Cover is required for 2 months. The pay rate for this role is £13.89, with £1.68 holiday pay, totalling £15.5 per hour..
In this position, you will be expected to;
- Hold a caseload of 16 key clients (low-medium needs women) and conduct regular key working sessions resulting in agreed Support Plans
- Complete comprehensive risk and needs assessments
- Assess service users' clinical risk and identify steps to reduce the likelihood and effect of these risks.
- Work within a trauma informed, Psychologically Informed Environment framework
- Provide housing advice and move-on preparation and process support
- Complete referrals and applications with service users as required
- Identify, maintain, and develop relationships with external agencies where required as well as accompanying service users to off-site appointments
- Provide holistic support to empower women into independent living
To apply for this role, you must have;
- Knowledge and experience of working with homeless women and those with complex needs
- Knowledge of the challenges faced by homeless people and in particular homeless women, including trauma, and coping with transition
- Experience of managing a caseload of service users and creating Support Plans
- Experience providing move on and resettlement support
- Knowledge of working within a Quality Assessment Framework (QAF) and /or a Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE) approach.
- Understanding of safeguarding vulnerable adults
- An understanding of effective voids and arrears management, with up-to date knowledge of the welfare benefit system
- Able to work on own initiative and as a part of a team, and to lead a team to achieve positive outcomes
Please note; this role is female only. Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement - Equality Act 2010
Candidates must confirm their interest as soon as possible, with interviews scheduled shortly after and the appointed candidate expected to start as soon as possible