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Outreach Advice Worker
CARIS Haringey

Job Description

A Christian-based charity working with homeless families in the London Borough of Haringey seeks the following team member with experience of working in a multi-cultural setting and who could be considered a self-starter:

OUTREACH ADVICE WORKER

28 hour post (4 days per week)

NJC scale 24: £29,828 pro rata (includes OLW £1,923)

Purpose of the role: To provide wide-ranging general advice, support and advocacy to homeless families. 

Applicants must have significant experience of working with clients with complex needs.

The ideal person will have:

  • Excellent working knowledge of housing law, welfare benefits, asylum and immigration and legislation relating to EEA Nationals. 
  • Excellent communication and representation skills
  • Experience of managing contracts and quality standards
  • Experience of monitoring and service development 
  • Ability to speak a community language is desirable
  • OISC Level 1

You must be highly motivated and committed to providing a first class service and be able to organise your own workload to deliver advice and support to the highest standards.

Closing date for applications is 5pm Thursday 14th November 2019.

This post is subject to a DBS Check.

This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.

Previous applicants need not apply.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.