Outreach Case Worker

Location
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary
£24,657 - £28,221pa
Posted
07 Sep 2018
Closes
20 Sep 2018
Ref
STMRM342242
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Outreach Case Worker
Oxford
£24,657 - £28,221pa
Permanent, 37.5hrs per week

Our client’s vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions.

They are looking for a highly motivated individual to join their dynamic street outreach team in Oxford. They work across the city delivering shifts on the streets, drop-ins in local day centres, and work with accommodation providers and the local authority to reduce rough sleeping.

As an Outreach Worker you will be involved in making contact with all rough sleepers and those at risk of homelessness; assessing their needs and delivering personalised case management to support them to make the move away from the streets and/or street lifestyles for good. This will involve liaising with key services throughout the UK and Europe.

To be successful, you will have experience of working with vulnerable adults in a social care, health, community safety or housing setting.  You will also have experience of multi-disciplinary agency working and the necessary social skills to initiate and maintain constructive and appropriate relations with clients and agencies. The ability to drive a car and hold a clean driving license is also essential.

In return, they offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, staff discounts scheme and flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. They are also committed to providing their staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities; in support of their personal and professional development

Flexibility is required as you will be working shift rota hours, including working early mornings, late nights and at weekends

Closing date 10.00am 20 September 2018
Interviews and assessments on: 28 September 2018

It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check, will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

Please be advised that all appointments will be made on their current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how they work. They are in the top 100 of Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2018, they are also proud to have been awarded BITC 2017 Race Equality Award and they are a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that their workforce reflects the diversity of their clients as well as the communities that they live and work within, they encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.