Multilingual Resettlement Worker
Multilingual Resettlement Worker x 2 Posts
Post 1: 37.5 hours per week – funding for 6 mths in the first instance
Post 2: 18.75 hrs per week* – funding for 2 years
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.
We have secured funding to extend our support and resettlement services for services for people who have limited or no recourse to public funds who are likely to be EEA Nationals and have English as a second language.
We are looking for exceptional support workers who have a minimum of two years’ experience delivering effective services to people who are homeless or in housing need, supporting them to acquire and sustain accommodation appropriate to their needs and to become independent.
With a good working knowledge of at least one Eastern European Language and English, you will have experience of discharging individualised resettlement / support plans and providing advice and support to people about benefits maximisation, substance misuse problems, domestic abuse, care and mental health services. You will need to be highly organised with the confidence to work well in a multi-agency setting and to use your own initiative to make informed and effective decisions.
A full job description and person specification are available to download.
To register your interest in the advertised posts please visit our website, contact our info mailbox @ whitechapelcentre.co.uk or call 0151 207 8624 to ask for an application pack. Please note WE DO NOT ACCEPT CVs without an application form.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 4pm on Friday 24th August 2018.
All Whitechapel posts are subject to an Enhanced level check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).
The Whitechapel Centre. Committed to addressing discrimination and promoting equality and diversity in the provision of services and employment.
* we may have flexibility to increase the number of contracted hours in the future