Support and Outreach Worker

Posted 08 March 2024
Salary £18 via an Umbrella Company
LocationCity of London
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameChloe Moss

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with one of the largest homeless social enterprises based in London, who are recruiting for a Support & Outreach Worker on a one month rolling contract.

Our client is proud to provide social and economic opportunity for the 14.5m people in the UK living in relative poverty to earn, learn and thrive!

The position is due to start immediately with an hourly rate of pay is negotiable up to £18 via an Umbrella company.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Pro-actively work with others to enable them to increase their income

  • Undertake outreach, ensuring regular and appropriate contact with customers is built and sustained

  • Actively recruit and induct venders by promoting the organisation

  • Work across key areas with clients – housing, citizenship, financial, digital inclusion, wellbeing, education, training and employment

  • Support a caseload of clients to remove poverty barriers that they face, and integrate back into the community

Experience required:

  • Experience working with vulnerable clients facing poverty

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Risk assessment and management

  • A compassionate personality and patience working with vulnerable persons rough sleeping on the streets

Working hours:

  • 35 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 8am-4pm

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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