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Rough Sleeper Outreach Worker

Job Title: Rough Sleeper Outreach Worker
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Coventry
Salary: £15.34 - 15.34 per hour
REF: CA190401
Contact Name: Casey Adams
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Rough Sleeper Outreach Worker - Coventry

Salary: £15.34 per hour

Full Time – Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00 (6am-2pm once a week)

Role Purpose:

  • To provide support through outreach and street intervention working with support services and agencies to improve pathways for individuals who are street homeless to access suitable accommodation and services.
  • To work as part of a team providing additional outreach capacity in order to work collaboratively with new or entrenched rough sleepers in Coventry. The outreach workers will be responsible for co-developing and monitoring support plans for rough sleepers on their caseload. 
  • To work with a defined agreed case load of up to 10 individuals at one time (up to 20 individuals over a year) providing intensive support that focusses on recovery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As part of a team to provide outreach support and intervention to rough sleepers in a positive, persistent, proactive and assertive way to secure meaningful engagement to bring about sustained and improved behavioural change/outcomes for them
  • Contribute to holistic assessments of the needs of rough sleepers and contribute to the development of support plans accordingly
  • Work in partnership with existing agencies including police, housing providers, benefits agency, drug and alcohol services/workers, sex worker services as well as mental health and wellbeing services
  • Make referrals to external agencies to meet the needs of those service users who need/ require additional input from other services
  • Contribute to the regular and consistent capture of data (hard and soft) to assess progress and performance for all individual support plans
  • To work with the Rough Sleeper team in establishing and implementing improved pathways for rough sleepers to exit street homelessness
  • Participate in team, inter professional and inter agency meetings as required.
  • To work flexibly across a seven-day week to meet the needs of the service and rough sleeper, including some early mornings, evenings and weekends.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities within the range of the salary grade.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Casey Adams on 07587327813 or via email