The Whitechapel Centre – Assertive Outreach Worker

Contract: Temporary to 31 March 2022.
Hours: 37.5 hours per week worked flexibly across 7 days on a rolling rota involving some early morning and late evening working by arrangement.
Salary: National Joint Council (NJC) SCP 11 – 22 (£21,748 – £27,041).
Location: Liverpool.

The Whitechapel Centre is a Liverpool-based charity that works in partnership with The Basement Advisory Centre, Addaction, Merseycare and Liverpool City Council to provide targeted support to people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or have a street lifestyle. They offer help with building confidence, developing independent living skills and supporting people to address substance use or other health and wellbeing issues. They also help people access social and community networks, training, education and employment.

Working within the Liverpool area, as part of their wider services for rough sleepers and people with a street lifestyle, your role will involve reaching out to people with multiple and complex needs, providing crisis intervention, initial assessment, support and advice.

You will need experience working with rough sleepers or people with highly complex needs in a homelessness, housing or support setting. As well as experience in first-class assessment and support planning skills, support and treatment agencies, welfare rights and related legislation and a good working knowledge of local housing. You will have the passion and persistence to combine these to make a real difference to the lives of some of their hardest to reach clients.

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

For more information, please go to The Whitechapel Centre website.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Russell Ainslie on 0151 207 7617.

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.

Please note that they expect this service to be tendered in 2021.

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