Resettlement Worker

Organisation: 
Waltham Forest Churches Night Shelter
Location: 
London
Contract type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Full time
Salary: 
£14,400 – £19,200 pro-rata (fte £24K)
Deadline for applications: 
Monday, 5 November 2018 - 11:59pm

We are looking for a Resettlement Worker to provide an effective, person-centred resettlement service for residents and former residents of Branches Hostel through:

  • Casework management – working with residents and providing advice, support, motivation, crisis intervention and future planning, which is appropriate to the expressed needs of individual service users.
  • Resource management – making optimum use of a range of accommodation options, with a focus on re-settling and supporting former homeless people in appropriate accommodation in the private and social rented sectors.
  • Resettlement service integration –  leading on resettlement and ensuring pro-active liaison with Branches Hostel’s Support Workers for the benefit of current and former Hostel residents.

We offer

  • The opportunity to make an impact and work in a small, energetic charity that is expanding its services to homeless people
  • A meaningful, hands-on role working closely with the client group
  • An in-depth induction programme; and a training programme tailored to your professional development needs on successful completion of probation
  • Variety and challenge in your day-day activities
  • Contributory pension
  • 13- 17 days annual leave(pro-rata for this role) plus bank holidays 

To apply, please complete an Application Form and return to: hostelmanager@wfcbranches.org.uk

 

Closing date: Monday, 5th November 2018 at 12 midnight. Applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered.

 

Interviews:  Wednesday 14th November 2018. We do not accept CVs. Don’t send one in as it won’t be considered!