Outreach Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00000145-1
  • Date Posted: 17 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Queens Hall Action on Poverty T/A The Brick
  • Location: Wigan and Leigh
  • Salary: £22,400
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension, Health Plan , Life Insurance
  • Role: Frontline jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job Description

The key role will be to engage with individuals in the borough who are rough sleeping and who at present do not access services.

The post holder will utilise their skills and experience to continue to work towards and develop partnerships, develop specific referral pathways into accommodation and recovery services, gather intelligence, build trust and respect, and lead and contribute to extensive outreach within the community.

The post holder will, in partnership with other existing services and organisations, identify barriers into accommodation and treatment and work on creating and delivering solutions to these barriers.

The post holder will also focus on early intervention, assertive and pro- active attrition work engaging individuals who are rough sleeping.

The Outreach and Engagement team will be responsible for contributing to the overall performance of the service to ensure that contractual output targets are achieved. They will also be required to record and input data and information in order that the service operates within contractual, administrative and financial requirements.

The post holder will be required to work across a number of operational sites across the borough as required and work flexibly to maintain the most appropriate level of service provision. This will include evening and weekend working and extensive street outreach.

The post holder will be expected to take responsibility for personal development, identifying personal training needs and participate in regular supervision and appraisal.

To Apply : Please review the attached documents and upload a CV and Covering Letter to state how you meet the person specification for this role using following link https://hr.breathehr.com/v/outreach-support-worker-15149

Please only register your details via this link when you are ready to upload your documents

Please apply early as we reserve the right to bring forward or extend the deadline for applications, so please get your applications in as soon as possible.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, including early mornings, evenings and weekends.

Holidays: 22 Days plus Bank Holidays 

Closing Date: 12 Noon Friday 5th March

Interviews : W/C 8th March 2021 ( possibly via Zoom)