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Outreach Worker

  • Employer: South Kesteven District Council
  • Reference: SKDC/21/173342
  • Published: Fri 19/11/2021, 9:43 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 19/05/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,158 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Lincolnshire

South Holland, North Kesteven, South Kesteven and West Lindsey District Councils have formed a partnership to support people known to be or at risk of rough sleeping in our districts.  The 2019 Rough Sleeper count identified 20 rough sleepers across the four districts.  This ‘snapshot ‘ supports the Authorities’ view that the rough sleeping cohort is up to 80 individuals, comprising new, entrenched and returning rough sleepers who are vulnerable due to changing or challenging personal circumstances, inability to afford , access or sustain suitable accommodation. 

 

With an award from MHCLG Rough Sleeping Initiative we aim to;

  • Increase prevention of those at risk of rough sleeping
  • Reduce the number of ‘repeat’ rough sleepers and those that are likely to become entrenched
  • Improve physical and mental health and wellbeing

We are wanting to recruit enthusiastic individuals with a passion to make a difference to people’s lives.  We have the following vacancy available:

 

Outreach worker

To respond to reports of rough sleeping and directly engage with individuals, accessing emergency accommodation provision

  • Have excellent communication skills and ability to build rapport
  • Experience of working with vulnerable adults
  • Flexible approach to work environment

 

If you would like further information about this role, please contact Hayley Desmond at South Kesteven District council on 07929 846830

 

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  • Employer: South Kesteven District Council
  • Reference: SKDC/21/173342
  • Published: Fri 19/11/2021, 9:43 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 19/05/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,158 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Lincolnshire

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