Job description

Support Assistant Women’s Hostel

Our client, a leading homelessness charity based in London, are looking for Support Assistant to work in a complex needs service for homeless women in a central London borough. Due to internal staff secondments to other services, a number of positions have become available for workers to support female rough sleepers referred to services by street outreach teams.

Candidates for this role will need:

  • Experience of working with the homeless and ideally female rough and knowledge of the challenges the specific client group face
  • Experience of working in a homeless hostel is desired
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to support a very vulnerable service user group
  • DBS within 12 months of issue or registered to the online update service
  • Candidate duties:

  • Engaging with clients residing at the service and informal keyworking
  • Health and safety checks of the building
  • Welfare checks of vulnerable women residing at the service
  • Accompanying clients to appointments with external support service
  • Assisting clients to obtain their welfare, housing and related rights
  • Liaising with external agencies on behalf of clients
  • Liaising with contractors around repairs and maintenance issues
  • If you are interested in this position, please apply as soon as possible or contact us immediately.

    Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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