Outreach Worker

Location: Peterborough, England
Salary: £19,000 - £19,500 pa
Reference: JH / OUTREWOR
Type: Contract
Sector: Other Charity & Not-for-Profit, Charity & Not-for-Profit
Deadline: 27/11/2021

The company

Brewster Partners Charity and Not for Profit are currently recruiting for a full time Outreach Worker, on a six month contract.

The job

This is a full time contract position working six months, with the option of being extended.

The main purpose of this role is to begin the assessment process as early as possible leading to finding suitable accommodation for those who are leaving the prison system, and who are at risk of homelessness and rough sleeping.

You will fast-track the placements of people leaving prison into accommodation by streamlining the assessment and placement process, whilst ensuring the accommodation found suits the needs of the client.

The person

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a similar position previously, and be available on an immediate basis or short notice period.

You will be comfortable engaging with clients who have been in the justice system, as well as knowledge of the issues faced by homeless people with complex needs and the issues faced when released from custody. You will also be comfortable communicating and working within a multi-agency setting.

The benefits

This is a very forward thinking charity. A FTE salary of up to  £19,500 as well as other above standard benefits. The employer is a flexible employer also, and can offer fantastic training opportunities.

Contact

James Hamilton
Recruitment Consultant
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group

Applications

To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to info@brewsterpartners.co.uk quoting "Vacancy: Outreach Worker, Reference: JH / OUTREWOR". Thank you for your interest.

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