Outreach Support Worker


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Job Description

Location: Peckham

We are looking for an Outreach Support Worker, to provide a service where planned support and crisis intervention is delivered to vulnerable people with low to medium support needs living in independent accommodation with the aim of them maintaining their home. The caseload you will receive is solely in Southwark. This is being offered as a full time, 12 months fixed term opportunity. Offered as a secondment for current Peabody employees.

In conjunction with colleagues and Senior Managers, to be responsible for the effective operation of the Support Service, in line with its policies and procedures, including encouraging a co-operative and supportive environment within the Service, listening to customers’ views and developing new services to meet these needs.

About the service-The service provides housing related support which aims to help customers live as independently as possible in the local community. Each customer has their own support worker who meets with them regularly to provide a range of support covering things like budgeting, maintaining a tenancy, looking after your home and linking in with education, training or work. This is alongside working closely with any other relevant services in the community.

Every customer has a support plan. Support workers regularly review your support plan with you to make sure that it still reflects your needs.
The service operates Monday – Friday 9.00am-5.00pm (or 10-6pm).

Should your application be shortlisted, you will be required to complete an online assessment prior to the video interview.

Video interview date to be confirmed.

We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries, and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities. We actively encourage BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams. We are committed to equality and diversity within our workforce and all opportunities provided by The Peabody Group.

If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.