Homelessness Case Worker, Outreach - Bedford

Homelessness Caseworker – Outreach

Outreach Bedford – with office base in emergency accommodation

£24,179 + unsociable hours shift allowance of £1,000, per annum (pro rata)

I am looking for a special person to provide outreach and direct access into an overnight bed this winter in Bedford.

In this role you will:

  • Conduct street sweeps during the night to proactively seek out individuals who may not yet have approached services for support
  • Facilitate rapid access to emergency accommodation where this is desired, ensuring that no one needs to sleep rough over the winter months
  • Complete assessments of needs and risk of individuals

For this role you must:

  • Have a sound understanding of homelessness, in its widest context, and other complex needs
  • Have previous experience (lived and/or worked) in working with people who are experiencing homelessness and rough sleeping
  • Be able to quickly build rapport with people
  • Be professional, friendly and approachable, and have the ability to rapidly build trust
  • Be able to work on a rolling rota of 4 nights on, 4 nights off from 10.30pm to 8.00am

For more information, please call Elite on 01604 879345.

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