Assistant Assessment and Pathway Worker
Morgan Hunt
London & The South East, UK
1h ago

A client of Morgan Hunt are looking to recruit an Assistant Assessment and Housing Pathway Worker in East London.

As the Assistant Assessment and Housing Pathway Worker you will be requires to work 40 hours on a rota basis between the hours of 7.

30am and 10.30pm including weekends and Bank Holidays.

This role is based in a Rough Sleeper Assessment Bed Project. This project is fully funded through the Government's Rough Sleeper Imitative and the LB Waltham Forest.

They provide support and accommodation to 15 rough sleepers at any one time with a varying degree of need. These posts are within a team of 6 staff.

The post will have a caseload of residents and will be expected to provide support in a holistic way to assist residents to improve their skills and move on successfully.

  • The main responsibilities will include;
  • To report to the Senior Assessment Worker for the day to day delivery of the project;
  • To work closely with other involved providers To be responsible for ensuring that residents receive services relevant to their needs, arising from their support plans;
  • To work closely with the Local Authority Outreach Team to ensure that bed spaces are maximised and the most vulnerable clients are able to engage with the service;
  • To work to ensure that voids are kept to a minimum and that rental income is collected;
  • To build relationships with Local Authority, Private Landlords and other Housing Provers to help develop pathways;
  • To ensure that Health and Safety requirements are met at all times within the Assessment Bed Project and all repairs or concerns are reported accordingly
  • The successful candidate for the role of Assistant Assessment and Housing Pathway Worker will have :

  • Have previously worked within supported housing and understand the needs of young people
  • Experience of one to one support
  • Ability to assess Housing needs and risks
  • Ability to confront difficult situations and reconcile different viewpoints
  • Ability to develop support strategies to benefit clients during their stay
  • Strong organisational and computer skills
  • This role will be subject to a Enhanced DBS check as you will be working with vulnerable people.

    If you feel that you meet the criteria above then please contact us now for an application pack.

    Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies.

    Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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