Street Outreach Worker
Contract until 31st March 2020
Salary: from £23,866 to £28,221 p.a. Grade 5
Hours: 37 hours per week
Place of Work: Portland House, Worthing (base)
Closing date: Monday 24th September 2018
Duties of the post:
The street outreach worker will be responsible for providing outreach to members of the street community in Worthing and Adur. This will include responding to reports of rough sleepers, working as part of a team to contact and offer support to those who live and spend time on the streets and also one to one work.
The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the issues that face the street community including the impact of trauma, homelessness, mental health and substance use, particularly for women. Strong communication skills, an ability to work in a multi-agency approach and flexibility are key.
This role involves some early morning, evening and weekend work, in response to the needs of the service.
These posts are funded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government ( MHCLG) to specifically support those who are rough sleeping.
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Sophie Whitehouse Tel: 101 ext 581732.