Prospectus is pleased to be working with a homelessness charity based in Westminster, whose mission is to provide support to people who find themselves sleeping rough in Westminster by providing a safe and welcoming place to stay up to 28 days whilst planning their resettlement. They are now seeking a temporary Assessment & Resettlement worker to join their dedicated team on a full time (37.5 hours p/w), on an on-going basis.
As their Assessment & Resettlement worker, you will hold a case load, and work collaboratively with your team to deliver their comprehensive assessment service; carrying out assessments that enables the prompt resettlement of all individuals who are referred, whilst building supportive networks in their home area or where they have a proven link. You will be able to deliver a personalised, psychologically and trauma informed service that is solution and outcomes focused. For personal and professional development, you will actively take part in team briefings, assisted discussions and reflective practices, to better assist and support your clients. You will be providing individuals with personalised case management support to assist them to resettle, utilising a practical action plan which they would have had full involvement in.
To be successful, you will have experience in undertaking comprehensive assessments and resettlement support to similar client groups who present with challenging and complex circumstances, within a similar setting in the homelessness sector. Due to the nature of the role, you will have experience in building relationships with vulnerable, disadvantaged or excluded client group, as well as dealing with challenging behaviour along with demonstrable experience of working within a multi-agency approach. With regards to competency, having a knowledge of relevant legislation is advantageous e.g. Housing legislation, Rough Sleeping Strategies & the Mental Health Act will be favourable. The ideal candidate will be naturally motivated, adaptable and a committed member of the team.
To be considered, you must be available to start immediately and be in possession of a fully enhanced DBS (Adults) that is registered to the online update service. The working pattern for this position is 5 out of 7 days between Monday - Sunday.
To apply, please register your interest and submit your CV by clicking 'apply now' below. Covering letters are not required at this stage.