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Sep

The Whitechapel Centre – Assertive Outreach Worker (Night Service)

Hours: 5 pm to 3 am on a rolling rota which covers some weekends.
Salary: National Joint Council (NJC) SCP 11 – 22 (£21,748 – £27,041).
Contract: Funding is in place to 31 March 2022 in the first instance (continuation funding will be pursued).

The Whitechapel Centre is a Liverpool based charity that works in partnership with The Basement Advisory Centre, We are With You and Liverpool City Council to provide support to people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness and/or have a street lifestyle. They offer immediate help to assist individuals to address their accommodation support needs alongside help with building confidence, developing independent living skills and supporting people to address substance use or other health and wellbeing issues.

They are now looking for an exceptional Outreach Worker to join their team.

Working within the Liverpool area, as part of their wider services for rough sleepers and people with a street lifestyle, you will provide a rapid, practical response to reports of rough sleeping overnight. You will reach out to people with multiple and complex needs, providing crisis intervention, initial assessment, support and advice.

You will have experience of working in a homelessness, housing or support setting, a good working knowledge of local statutory systems/processes and local support and treatment agencies and how to navigate them. You will demonstrate excellent communication skills and the confidence to work well with partner agencies, using your own initiative to make informed and effective decisions.

They offer a supportive working environment, a good pension scheme and staff benefits.

To read the full job description and person specification, please go to The Whitechapel Centre website.

To apply, you can request an application pack via HumanResources@Whitechapelcentre.co.uk or by ringing 207 8624.

They do not accept CVs without an accompanying application form. This post is subject to an enhanced level check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

There is no formal closing date for this vacancy. Please note, this vacancy was published in September 2021 and may have expired since then.

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