Support Worker – Greenhouse
Title: Support Worker Service: Greenhouse Ref: SWGH-0318 Salary: Grade B £24,135- £25,437 per annum incl. ILW and 6.5% non contributory pension […]
Title: Support Worker
Salary: Grade B £24,135- £25,437 per annum incl. ILW and 6.5% non contributory pension
Number of posts: 2
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 03/04/2018
Interview Date: w/c tbc
The Greenhouse provides healthcare, welfare support and housing advice for homeless people and people at risk of homelessness in Hackney. Staff from Thames Reach, the local authority and the NHS work together under one roof, in a Single Homeless Hub.
This is an opportunity to join the team working to prevent homelessness and end rough sleeping in Hackney. You will have access to an extensive training programme allowing you to develop an expertise in homelessness legislation as well as excellent partnership working skills.
You will use your communication and problem solving skills to accurately assess clients and develop personal housing plans that will successfully prevent or relieve homelessness. You will work with partners and clients to put plans into action and help clients secure suitable housing as quickly as possible.
As a Support Worker at the Greenhouse you will:
Have a good understanding of homelessness legislation as well as knowledge of the Homelessness Reduction Act.
Be able to quickly build rapport with clients and use motivational interviewing skills
Have excellent communication skills and be able to work effectively with a range of services
Enjoy working in a fast paced environment and be comfortable juggling multiple priorities
If you would like to discuss the role please call Stephanie Ratcliffe on 07442 497937.