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Your new company, Hays Social Care are working with a client in Belfast who really put the people they support at the heart of what they do, providing a range of potentially life-saving services to those affected by homelessness.

Your new role
Reporting to the Outreach Manager, as an Outreach Worker your aim will be to reduce rough sleeping in Belfast by meaningful engagement with new and entrenched rough sleepers- many of whom have complex and multiple needs. You will work as part of a team on a shift basis to build trust, develop effective relationships and break down barriers with those rough sleepers who are reluctant to accept and access support services. You will help them find appropriate accommodation and support services to help them move on from the street.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this position, you will be a committed and dedicated team member, who is passionate about making a positive difference to the homeless and vulnerably housed. You will have... relevant experience - either in homelessness, mental health or relevant transferable experience, be NISCC registered with a minimum of 6 month's experience of working with people with multiple and complex needs and be open to shift work. You will be non-judgemental, be understanding of issues involved in rough sleeping and demonstrate good decision making, especially under pressure. You will have knowledge of support planning and harm reduction, as well as an understanding and commitment of working within the ethos of high tolerance, low threshold. You will need a current clean driving licence with access to a car (with 2 years driving experience).

What you'll get in return

- £21,450 per annum (pro rata)

-Full time permanent position
- Ongoing development of skills
- 22 days plus public / bank holidays (pro rata)

- Extra payment allowance for on call (1 every 8 weeks)

- Contributory Pension Scheme

- Benenden Health Care Programme

- Staff Wellbeing Programme
- Opportunity to be part of a team and have your views count
- Making a lasting difference to the lives of homeless people

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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