The Whitechapel Centre – Housing Support and Resettlement Worker

This is a temporary contract to 31 March 2022.
Hours are 37.5 per week.
Salary range is £21,748 – £27,041.
Location: Everton, Liverpool.

The Whitechapel Centre’s mission is to prevent and resolve homelessness, social exclusion and housing poverty by providing practical, realistic, tailored support so that each person can find a route out of homelessness, maintain a home and achieve their individual potential.

They are currently accepting applications for a vacancy in their Housing Support and Resettlement Service/Older Persons’ Housing Advice Service.

The post-holder will be part of a team providing person-centred support to people who are at risk of homelessness or a housing crisis. Part of the role will involve addressing some of the specific barriers and disadvantages experienced by older people who are at risk of homelessness. Clients may have additional support needs such as substance misuse problems, mental health issues, or financial difficulties. The post-holder will provide floating support to a caseload of clients and also provide housing advice on a drop-in basis.

With at least two years’ experience of delivering effective services to vulnerable people, you will have a comprehensive understanding of housing and homelessness legislation, first class assessment and support planning skills and the ability to address and resolve immediate, ongoing and longer-term needs.

Please note: The Whitechapel Centre do not accept CVs without an accompanying application form. You can request an application pack via HumanResources@Whitechapelcentre.co.uk or by ringing 207 8624.

Packs can also be downloaded from the the Whitechapel Centre website.

This post is subject to an Enhanced level check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). Car use will be advantageous.

Closing date: 12pm on 26 July 2021

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