Homeless health link worker

Homeless health link worker

Homeless Health Link Worker
Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
Fixed term contract until 31 March 2023

We’re now looking for a Homeless Health Link Worker to join our team on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2023.

About Us

We are SPEAR, a charity dedicated to helping homeless people in South and West London find secure accommodation and work towards a positive future. For 30 years, we’ve worked tirelessly to support homeless people to recover from their personal issues and break down the barriers that they face. We recognise that homelessness is much more than just a housing issue, so we provide a range of accommodation and support services to help people reach their full potential.

The Benefits

Health & Wellbeing –

– 24-hour access to confidential counselling services (EAP)
– Free Wellbeing sessions
– Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
– A pension scheme after three months of service
– Yearly eye care vouchers

Work/life balance –

– 34 days’ holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) increasing with length of service.
– Flexible working
– Free moving house day

Travel –

– Cycle to work
– An interest-free season ticket loan
– Staff interest-free loan
– Free parking (at some sites)

This is a superb opportunity for an individual with drive, focus and a desire to work with our outstanding charity to help us to combat homelessness. You’ll discover a passionate, supportive environment where the entire team are working toward the same goals and are dedicated to making positive change and producing great results.

This role will be responsible for the delivery of high-quality services offered by the Homeless Health Link Programme focusing on the engagement of homeless clients, including rough sleepers into a range of primary care, mental health and substance misuse services. This post is required to undertake good quality case work and assessments of individual with complex needs including challenging mental and physical health needs.

The role will be responsible for processing referrals into the service from a range of sources across the boroughs and act as an entry point into the service. To work closely and proactively with local authorities, statutory and non-statutory health and housing services to improve pathways for homeless clients accessing physical and mental health services.

This role will be responsible for the promotion of the services across the boroughs, engaging with a range of supported housing and homelessness service providers to source referrals into the services. The role will also be responsible for the liaison and communication of case management across any providers engaged with the service.

Please see job description and person specification.

To apply for the role of Homeless Health Link Worker, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO APPLY. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


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