Homelessness Prevention Worker

Date Posted 04/08/2022

Application Closing Date 01/10/2022 23:59

Hours 35 per week

Salary £20,582.71 per annum

Location Chester

ForHousing is a social purpose business that positively impacts communities by reinvesting profits, building vibrant and safe communities. We know that together we achieve more so we work with a range of like-minded partners to deliver positive change in communities and improve lives

 

We now have an exciting opportunity to join ForHousing as a Homelessness Prevention Worker working to ensure that people sleeping rough can access local systems.

 

This varied role will see you coordinate support services, work with stakeholders and provide support, encouragement and advocacy to enable clients to navigate support and accommodation pathways in order to move away from living on the streets.

 

Candidates will hold NVQ Level 2/3 in Social Care, or equivalent and experience and knowledge in safeguarding and homeless legislation and practice. With knowledge of the principles and practices of training design and associated delivery methods (preferable CIEH or PTLLS), you will have a sound understanding of the support needs and the issues facing our customers.

 

Due to the nature of this role, candidates must hold a driving licence and access to a vehicle.

 

You will receive a competitive remuneration and generous benefits package, with the opportunity to choose additional flexible benefits including additional holiday and levels of healthcare. The roles are agile which means you have choice over where you work, whether that be in one of our collaboration spaces, in the community, a coffee shop or at home. This flexibility gives you the space to focus on balancing your work, your wellbeing and home life, as well as having a positive impact on the environment by travelling less. We welcome discussions about a wide range of flexible working opportunities which benefit you and ForHousing.

 

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We value diversity of thought and believe this comes from diversity of backgrounds. We welcome applicants from across the spectrum of all: race, gender, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, age, religion, spirituality, identity and experience. We also welcome applicants from the Armed Forces community.