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Homelessness Navigator Workers

Location: HARPURHEY, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 11.32-11.32 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour
Sector: Community Care Services and Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 13 days ago Reference: X3-437890

Are you looking to make a real difference in your next role?

Do you fancy joining an active, engaging team to work with some of Manchester's most vulnerable people?

We are looking for temporary Homelessness Navigator Workers to assist our existing team as we continue to provide our existing service at the same time as developing exciting new offers. These roles will predominantly be based at our accommodation in Harpurhey, although staff will also need to be able to travel to support the people they work with to appointments etc, and may also work from the Town Hall Extension from time to time. 

These roles are for start as soon as possible, and are expected to last until the end of March 2021, with the potential to be extended until the end of March 2022.

Key Role Descriptors:

  • The role holder will deliver high quality support for service users, managing existing and future risks through assessment, and creating plans which ensure the individual needs of service users are appropriately considered.
  • The role holder will assist service users to engage with support services provided by both statutory and voluntary agencies, ensuring that the client is appropriately supported and therefore able to contribute actively in the community.
  • The role holder will provide advice and expertise to partner agencies and stakeholders to promote the service and represent the rights and needs of the vulnerable residents of Manchester.

Key Role Accountabilities:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with service users to challenge their existing patterns of behaviour. Work proactively with appropriate stakeholders to assess the individual’s needs and ensure positive outcomes.
  • Provide support and advice to service users which provide the opportunity to engage with appropriate local and national organised and community based services.
  • Monitor, evaluate and review assessments as required determining suitable adjustments to ensure that service users are able to achieve their agreed goals.
  • Work with colleagues and stakeholders to produce plans that use service users individual needs to identify and reduce their vulnerability to risk situations.
  • Promote the service strategies across the organisation and to other statutory and voluntary agencies.
  • Closely work with partner agencies and stakeholders by contributing and participating in new initiatives to support independence and opportunities for vulnerable residents of Manchester.
  • Ensure all records, processes and systems are up to date and maintained to assist with data collection and performance management.

The role is temporary to subject to DBS and reference checks. 

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