Lead Worker - Outreach

Posted 16 January 2024
Salary £24.54 Umbrella per hour
LocationNorth London
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameCaitlin MacNamee

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a Reputable Charity based in North London, who are recruiting for a Lead Worker on a temporary 2-month contract.

The position is due to start immediately, with the potential to go full time. The hourly rate of pay is £24.54 via an Umbrella company or the PAYE equivalent of £20.92 including holiday.

The ideal candidate will have worked with vulnerable clients previously and have an enhanced DBS from within the last 3 years.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Providing floating support to rough sleepers in North London, focusing on encouraging clients to get support for their substance misuse issues

  • Supporting clients to get into treatment plans for recovery

  • Checking in with service users daily to continue with recovery support and to complete recovery treatment plans

  • Responding to any homeless referrals being made across the borough

  • Working independently and being a lead figure to other Support Workers

Working hours:

  • 37.5 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday (various shift patterns: 5am-2pm, 9am-5pm, 5pm-2am)

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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