Housing First Project Worker

  • Job Reference: HFPW1
  • Date Posted: 21 May 2021
  • Recruiter: Homeless Action Resource Project
  • Location: Southend-on-Sea, Essex
  • Salary: £21,748 to £24,012
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary shown is full year.
  • Role: Frontline jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Part Time

Job Description

We are looking for a Housing First Project Worker to join our team.

Main purpose of the job:

  1. To provide support to the most disadvantage, entrenched and hard-to-reach homeless individuals to find permanent housing and subsequently address the issues that contributed to that individual’s homelessness.
  2. To support service users once in accommodation with intensive support that is led by the service user with their unique needs being at the heart of the support.
  3. To support volunteers to join the project with their lived experience providing additional advice and support to the service users.

 Main Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for the day to day delivery of the service, managing a small caseload of individuals with the overall goal of supporting them to sustain their tenancies.
  • To provide flexible, ongoing and intensive support to Housing First residents to help them to choose, set up and personalise their homes. 
  • To support the stability and progression towards participants’ independence, to help them to achieve their personal goals, adopting an adaptable and flexible approach. 
  • To meet with commissioners, produce reports and participate in service monitoring.

For a full Job Description please go to: https://www.harpsouthend.org.uk/housing-first-project-worker-0521

Deadline for applications: Sunday, 20 June 2021