Lead Worker – Lambeth Move On Team

  • Job Reference: 00001651-1
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Thames Reach
  • Location: Flexible locations across Lambeth and Southwark
  • Salary: £31,154
  • Role: Frontline jobs, Other jobs, Experts by Experience jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job Description

At Thames Reach we are committed to helping homeless and vulnerable people to live in decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. Our vision is to end street homelessness.

We are looking for organised, motivated and enthusiastic Lead Workers for the Lambeth Move on Team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a new service in Lambeth, rapidly assessing clients in Temporary Accommodation and supporting them to move on positively.

You will:

  • Assess the housing and other needs of people living in Temporary Accommodation in Lambeth
  • Complete referrals for immediate and long-term housing options, and refer people to organisations that can help with other support needs
  • Work creatively with the local authority, community-based services, staff and service users to ensure that support is personalised, effective and measurable
  • Contribute to evaluation and measuring impact

To succeed as a Lead Worker you’ll be:

  • Organised and efficient in your work 
  • Excellent at communicating and problem solving 
  • Confident at liaising with professionals. 
  • Competent at using a computer and a range of software packages  
  • Responsive and flexible to the needs of the team and service users

We are listed in the top 100 UK Best Workplaces 2022 in the UK. As part of a commitment to our employees we offer: 

  • Generous holiday allowance – 29 days per year plus 8 public holidays (pro rata).  
  • Pension – we contribute 6.5% to your pension when you contribute 1.5%. 
  • Excellent development opportunities – career progression, regular supervision and appraisals, and learning programmes to support your career with Thames Reach. 
  • Wellbeing support – our 24/7 employee assistance programme and opportunities for TOIL. 
  •  Life assurance – four times your annual salary with cover starting on your first day of employment.  
  • Critical illness – one year’s annual salary in the event you are diagnosed with a critical illness.  
  • Other benefits including interest free season ticket and cycle to work loans. 

Thames Reach is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect, and celebrate diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religious belief.

Closing date: 15/08/22

Interview date: 26/08/22