Assessment Hub Worker

Posted 21 March 2024
Salary Up to £21 UMB
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameChloe Moss

Job description

We are currently partnering with a leading charity organisation based in Newham, who are recruiting for an Assessment Hub Caseworker to join their growing team on a 1 month on going contract.

Our client is proud to be recognised as an international charity with a key focus on substance misuse

and criminal justice intervention projects.

This is a full-time position with an hourly rate up to £21 (UMB) and due to start immediately.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing a caseload of 10/15 homeless clients who are rough sleeping across East London

  • Clients can stay up to 28 days in the service, in which time you’ll create tailored support plans to assist clients to move-on from the service and obtain long term accommodations

  • Working closely with the metal health and substance misuse teams to address the clients complex issues

  • Advise on welfare/benefits available

Experience required:

•Enhanced DBS on the online update service (ESSENTIAL)

•Previously worked with homeless clients


Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

•Excellent communication, negotiation and advocacy skills

•Emotional resilience and a diplomatic and pragmatic approach to managing

conflicting priorities and situations

•Confidence to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of services

•The ability to work with confidence and patience with clients unwilling to engage

with services and those that exhibit challenging behaviour

•The ability to work unsociable hours as and when required and to work to targets and deadlines

Rewards and Benefits:

•Offering the opportunity to go permanent if you have meet or exceed their expectations

Working hours:

•37.5 Hours a week.

•Monday – Friday, 12pm-8pm

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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