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Engagement Worker (Nights)

FL
Reference:
HQ00169914
Location:
Westminster
Salary:
£13.03 p/h (£14.60 inclusive of holiday pay)
Contract type:
Temporary
Date closing:
07/05/2017

Our client aims to provide the highest quality, therapeutic support to a range of individuals with complex needs, providing a safe and welcoming place to stay. They are currently looking for two Engagement Workers to join their team on a temporary, on-going basis.

As an Engagement Worker, you will be based in a 40 bed Contact & Assessment Centre supporting Rough Sleepers new to Westminster. Providing a safe and welcoming place to stay for up to 28 days, you will develop therapeutic and positive relationships with residents so that they can be fully involved and engaged in developing tailored support and reconnection plans. Working closely with outreach teams, referral partners and external agencies, you will work to promote and encourage engagement with services and activities to ensure the best possible service to residents; enabling clients to be better equipped and more able to overcome negative cycles and behaviours and experiences.

To be considered for this position, you will have experience of delivering support services to socially excluded clients in an Assessment Centre or similar setting. You will understand the varied needs of homeless people and have the ability to positively support individuals who lead complex and chaotic lifestyles as well as possessing significant experience of multi agency working.

Knowledge of safeguarding procedures and the ability to work in a psychologically informed way is essential to this role.

Please note that this a full time, temporary position which will be providing night cover over a seven day rota. To be considered you must have an online registered DBS and be able to provide at least three years' worth of references.

If interested in applying, please submit a Word Copy of your CV (a cover letter is not required at this stage).

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