Specialist Street Homeless Coordinator

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Specialist Street Homeless Coordinator
ENFIELD, LONDON
Interim Position

Enfield RQ728567

Posted: 10th November 2022 14:01
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  • Pay Rate:

    £20.47 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • ENFIELD, LONDON,

    EN1 3XA

What's involved with this role:

Specialist Street Homeless Coordinator   

Reference no: Enfield RQ728567 

Pay rate £20.47 per hour PAYE   

 

Enhanced DBS disclosure required 

The Specialist Resettlement Coordinator will provide specialist casework to single homeless applicants with complex housing and support needs, notably street homelessness single people 

Key responsibilities: 

 

  • To ensure our duties under the Homelessness Reduction Act are met, delivering a proactive person centred, outcome focused and end to end case management approach. 
  • To undertake comprehensive assessments that lead to focused and co-produced Personal Housing Plans (PHP) for each applicant. 
  • To assess applicants under the prevention and relief duties, issue S.184 final decision letters, ensuring effective communication and management of expectations with customers. 
  • As appropriate, undertake the assessment and completion of high-quality risk management plans for applicants utilising information from a range of stakeholders and the applicant themselves. 
  • To minimise risk by identifying, reporting and following up any safeguarding concerns. 
  • Possess and maintain an ongoing in-depth knowledge of relevant welfare and housing legislation and the Council’s statutory housing duties, policies and procedures. 
  • Provide advice and guidance to applicants by responding effectively and efficiently to enquiries maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and customer care. 
  • Create and maintain accurate, GDPR compliant client records and notes of all casework activities and decisions through both manual and IT recording systems. 
  • Coordinate the provision of services and support for applicants in line with the PHP, liaising with other teams and both internal and external services. 
  • Attend various multi-agency meetings as required such as discharge planning meetings and MAPPA (multi-agency public protection arrangement) meetings 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • High level of education or equivalent demonstratable experience 
  • Significant knowledge of welfare, homelessness and housing policy, strategies, legislation, and case law, and its implementation within a statutory homelessness service 
  • Significant knowledge of safeguarding best practice, including policy, strategies, legislation, and case law, and its implementation within a statutory homelessness service 
  • Significant experience of providing specialist homelessness casework to single homeless applicants with more complex needs, such as applicants leaving institutions including prisons and hospitals 
  • Significant experience of working collaboratively to improve outcomes for single homeless applicants with more complex needs, such as applicants leaving institutions 
  • Ability to contribute to the identification, dissemination and embedding of existing and emerging best practice within the team, and across the wider Housing Advisory Service 
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a range of stakeholders, including applicants, members, partners, and so on 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service. 
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 

 

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 

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Specialist Street Homeless Coordinator
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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