Housing Outreach Worker

  • Reference J17477
  • Remuneration £24k - 28k per year
  • Role/TypePermanent/Full Time
  • LocationHammersmith

RSR justice is a niche recruitment agency, who provide talent acquisition services to the UK’s Justice Sector. 

 

RSR Justice is currently recruiting for a Housing Outreach worker to work permanently based in West London.

 

The Outreach Worker will provide holistic support to multi disadvantaged women tailoring support to meet their needs, reducing risk and facilitating engagement with other services.

 

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Provide high-quality telephone and face to face crisis intervention, information, advocacy and support to women and young people referred to the service, in respect to risk management and safety planning, criminal and civil remedies, housing, health, welfare rights, and children’s legislation.

  • Assess the needs and risks of survivors, carry out short and longer term risk management and needs assessments, safety planning and support and identify and refer to services appropriate to their needs, including MARAC, substance misuse agencies and mental health agencies.

  • Work proactively and in co-operation with multi agency partners to keep the clients perspective and safety at the centre, maintain referral routes and increase access and earlier intervention resulting in better results.

  • Work proactively to raise awareness and upskill professionals within other organisations as identified by Advance management and work with colleagues to successfully develop and deliver training.

  • Ensure that case recording and monitoring systems are kept up to date and secure.

  • Advise women of their rights and options for seeking help and support from other agencies, and advocate effectively on their behalf while reducing barriers for them to accessing support

 

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Ideally one year’s experience of supporting women who have experienced domestic violence, forced marriage or ‘honour-based violence’. A minimum of one year’s experience of providing outreach support to women experiencing multiple disadvantage

  • Experience of risk and needs assessment, safety and support planning, and safe practice particularly with clients with complex/multiple needs.

  • Experience of partnership working and of maintaining excellent working relationships with a range of stakeholders.

  • Experience of working with social care, substance misuse and mental health agencies

  • Knowledge and experience of motivational interviewing and trauma informed practice. 

 

For further information, or to apply, please email – soz.qadir@rsg.ltd  

 

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

 

RSR Justice is member of the Red Snapper Group.

 

The Red Snapper Group acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a free and confidential service to candidates.

 

The Red Snapper Recruitment Group is an equal opportunities employer.

 

 

Housing Outreach Worker

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