1 x Homeless Health Link Worker (Wandsworth)
1 x Homeless Health Link Worker (Sutton)
We’re now looking for two Homeless Health Link Workers to join our teams in Wandsworth & Sutton.
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 individuals 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.
For a more detailed description of the role, please see the job description and person specification below.
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
– 34 days’ holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) increasing with length of service
– Flexible working
– Free moving house day
– Cycle to work
– An interest-free season ticket loan
– Staff interest-free loan
– Free parking (at some sites)
SPEAR welcomes and encourages applications from everyone, regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.
PLEASE SEE JOB DESCRIPTION AND PERSON SPECIFICATION