Night Outreach Worker

Employer
Trident Group
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Salary
£8361/annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Job Sector
Care & Social Work
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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Night Outreach Worker

Birmingham

REF 6713

15 Hours per week

£8361.60 per annum 

Permanent

Trident Group has over 50 years’ experience of delivering homes, services and innovation for up to 8,000 people in over 3,400 homes in some of the most disadvantaged communities in the Midlands. It employs more than 850 staff, works with many volunteers and provides training places and apprenticeships as part of the employment package. The Group has an annual turnover of more than £34m and owns assets close to £186m.

The Group consists of;

Trident Housing, which provides landlord services for the Group in respect of housing management and maintenance

Trident Reach, which is a registered care and support charity providing services to those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and those who have been victims of domestic abuse across all age groups across the Midlands.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Lead Rough Sleepers Outreach Worker to join out award winning outreach team. Support clients rough sleeping or at risk of rough sleeping on the streets of Birmingham. The role is permanent role working 2 nights a week from 22.30-06.30. Must be flexible Fri-Sun, primarily working Saturday and Sunday. The role is to provide housing and support solutions to some of the most complex and vulnerable people in the City. At times there will be a requirement to support on site at Washington Court a direct access for homeless adults.

The role will involve undertaking extensive foot and vehicle outreach in all weathers through the whole of Birmingham.

Must be a car driver and be willing to drive outreach vehicles.

The role will require working professionally with a range of statutory and voluntary agencies.

About you

We are looking for someone who understands the issues, causes, and solutions to rough sleeping and has experience of working in a similar role. You must have a good understanding of Housing Law and the welfare benefit system. You must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and excellent problem solving, planning and recording skills.

You will have a wide-ranging experience of working with single homeless people with differing levels of support needs and from different backgrounds and an understanding of the resettlement pathways that need to be in place to reduce rough sleeping.

You will be motivated by the desire to make a real impact on individuals and communities and will be able to work on your own initiative as efficiently as possible across many different locations.

The role will require working professionally with a range of statutory and voluntary agencies.

Employee Benefits

Birmingham Living Wage

Induction and Training

Above basic holiday entitlement

Employee benefit schemes, including Healthcare, Eye Care Vouchers, Cycle to Work Schemes

Applying

All applications must be accompanied with a current CV which will be used to assess your suitability for the role. Please ensure all the skills, experience and qualifications requested are clearly demonstrated in your CV as explained in the body of the advert.

All applicants must provide their right to work documentation at interview stage, such as a valid passport which will be verified to check your eligibility to work and live in the UK.

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from Disclosure and barring service (DBS)
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