ME014 – Multiple Exclusion Outreach Worker
£19,908 per annum
37 hours per week
Closing Date – 19th November 2020
Do you have experience of working in an environment that requires confidentiality? Do you have experience of working in an environment that is health and safety conscious?
Do you have experience of working to set administrative guidelines? Do you have experience of working in a psychologically informed environment?
Do you have experience of working with socially disadvantaged and vulnerable people? Do you have a knowledge of the causes and effects related to homelessness? Do you have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle?
If so, the role of Multiple Exclusion Outreach Worker could be for you.
Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.
We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.
We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.
About the job
The role entails working in and around Newcastle City Centre, interacting with services users and other vulnerable adults, who either live on the streets or who are part of a street community. Offering emotional and practical support, and coaching and advising service users so that they are able to stabilise their situation, and access appropriate services and support
The role will include long periods outdoors in potentially extreme weather conditions, walking the streets to engage with rough sleepers. To support clients to access basic needs, housing advice/appointments and support, telephone support and advice to address any physical, social or mental health needs.
Apply for the job
Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description and application form and forward a completed application form to email@example.com
We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.