Reset Outreach & Referral Worker
Salary: £28,620 per annum
Contract: 35 hrs per week, permanent contract
For homeless people, or those at risk of homelessness, finding employment and housing opportunities can feel like an uphill battle, even more so if they’re affected by physical, mental health or substance use issues. Providence Row works with those affected by homelessness and those vulnerably housed in London, offering an integrated service of crisis support, advice and progression programmes. We ensure that people often excluded from mainstream services gain the support and opportunities they need to create a safe, healthy and sustainable life.
The ideal candidate
Passionate about providing quality support to some of the most vulnerable and excluded people in East London, you have the drive and track record to make positive lasting changes in people’s lives. You have experience of substance use, working in a fast paced environment dealing with the resulting client needs. You are an excellent communicator and can create positive working relationships with a wide range of people. You are active, able to work independently and as part of a team and experienced in dynamic risk assessment. You are creative, innovative, driven and well organised.
The role, involves building relationships with marginalised and hard to reach communities in Tower Hamlets. You will identify points of interest where people who might have problematic relationships with various drugs or alcohol can be found and where ongoing relationships can be built. This service is a vital first point of access to support and engage potential service users to address their needs.
Research shows some people, especially women and marginalized groups, may hesitate to apply unless they match all the criteria. However, we want to assure everyone that we encourage applications from all individuals, regardless of whether they fulfil every point in the job description. Your unique perspective matters to us – please apply with confidence.
We offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme and initiatives to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. We are also committed to providing our staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
Please upload your CV with a covering letter, detailing how you meet the job specification via this link: RESET Outreach Referral Worker - Ref 09-23 by Friday, 8 December 2023, at 23:30.
Providence Row is working towards equal opportunities and is positive about disabled people. We proactively welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.
Please note that we may interview on a rolling basis and therefore encourage early applications.
Providence Row is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales; company number 07452798 registered charity number 1140192.