Job Title: Outreach Support Worker
Salary: £ 23,184.00
Benefits : Pension , Health Insurance , Life Insurance , Gym Membership , Casual Dress
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, including evenings and weekends.
Holidays: 22 Days plus Bank Holidays
Based at: Locations throughout Wigan and Leigh
Responsible to: Outreach & Engagement Team Lead
Accountable to: Queen’s Hall Action on Poverty Trustees
Closing Date : Extended to 12 Noon , Friday 15th April 2022
Please apply early as we reserve the right to close applications as soon as sufficient applicants have been received.
To Apply : Please submit you CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the person specification for this role , applications without a covering letter will not be accepted. When you are ready to submit your documents , please register at this link : https://hr.breathehr.com/v/outreach-support-worker-21903
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 to 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.