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Lead Worker - Resettlement Support Team

Thames Reach
£35,004
Full-time
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Role: Lead Worker – Resettlement Support Team Salary: £35,004 per annum Hours: 37.5 per week Contract: Fixed term until 12/2024 Location: London (Lewisham, Southwark and Tower Hamlets) Closing date: 28/04/2024 Interview date: 07/05/2024 Whatever your experience of street homelessness and its impact on people’s lives – personal or professional – when you join the Thames Reach team as a Lead Worker we’ll make the best use of all your understanding, compassion and commitment. About us… Thames Reach runs projects and services that help to end homelessness in London. We work directly with homeless people on the streets and in hostels. We work to prevent vulnerable people from becoming homeless. We help formerly homeless people get their lives back on track. We help people find work and access training and volunteering opportunities. Is our mission easy? No, but we never give up on people. Last year we helped more then 11,000 people. Is our work rewarding? Yes, in every sense. We’re listed as one of the top 100 Best Workplaces in the UK. There’s no better place to develop or transfer your skills and build a fulfilling career. About this role… Thames Reach’s hostels are transitional spaces where a 24 hour staff team support people to move in, assess their needs, and quickly identify the best place for them to move on to next. Skilled staff teams develop personalised support plans to ensure people are ready to move on and are accessing support with their health, substance misuse, criminal justice and life skills needs. We are looking for a Lead Worker to join the Resettlement Support Team. You will: - Support a caseload of clients, devising move on plans that support people into appropriate accommodation - Work alongside partner agencies to ensure that clients are fully supported and assessed for the most appropriate move on - Ensure clients support needs are met to enable them to sustain their move on accommodation - Link clients into post resettlement support to help ensure tenancies are sustained - Take the lead and represent the team at multi-agency meetings - Accurately record all work completed within given timeframes. To succeed as the Lead Worker, you will have: - A strong commitment to providing a high standard of service to both our clients, funders and partners - Experience working vulnerable adults and supporting them to access and maintain engagement with services - Excellent organisation and time management skills in order to remain strongly outcome focused, with the ability to coordinate a high number of cases and complete tasks promptly and efficiently - Experience in forming strong working relationships with partner agencies, being able to challenge them when required - Strong IT skills with the ability to use Outlook, online recording systems, Excel, and Word, using a tablet and a smart phone. We are listed in the top 100 UK Best Workplaces 2023 in the UK. As part of a commitment to our employees we offer: - Generous holiday allowance – 29 days per year plus 8 public holidays (pro rata). - Pension – we contribute 6.5% to your pension when you contribute 1.5%. - Excellent development opportunities – career progression, regular supervision and appraisals, and learning programmes to support your career with Thames Reach. - Wellbeing support – our 24/7 employee assistance programme and opportunities for TOIL. - Life assurance – four times your annual salary and critical illness cover. - Other benefits including interest free season ticket and cycle to work loans. Thames Reach is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect, and celebrate diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religious belief. To apply visit our website and complete our application form. For further information please contact, Bethan Adams, Area Manager at [email protected] Thames Reach is committed to safeguarding. Applicants must be willing to undergo pre-employment screening appropriate to the post, including, but not limited to checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Having a criminal record will not exclude you from applying but you will be asked to provide further details as most posts are considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
Expiry date: 28/04/2024
Lead Worker - Resettlement Support Team
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Thames Reach
Salary
£35,004
Job Type
Full-time
Location
London, UK
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