Outreach Worker

  • Job Reference: 6999170/001
  • Date Posted: 10 November 2020
  • Recruiter: Central & East
  • Location: Northamptonshire, England
  • Salary: £9.77 Per Hour
  • Sector: Housing
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Temp-Perm
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Urgent Outreach Worker vacancy

The client is looking to recruit an Outreach Worker to work across a patch of homeless hostels that supports clients aged 16-65, based around Northamptonshire.


Length:            Temporary to permanent

Location:         Northamptonshire

Hours:              37.5 hours a week

Shifts: Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm


The role involves:

  • Enhancing clients confidence and undertaking skills assessments

  • Assisting in improving skills and abilities, through education, training and employment

  • Working with clients hobbies and interests to get them interested in jobs or educational courses

  • Carrying out group and one to one sessions

  • Running the job club with clients around job searching, CV writing and interview skills

  • Supporting clients with their IT skills

  • Providing support, signposting and making referrals to agencies and courses

  • Souring and advising on bursaries to support clients take up of courses, training and services

  • Collecting, recording and monitoring information and progress


 Essential requirements:

  • Experience with supporting vulnerable people to become more independent

  • Proficient IT skills and the use of Microsoft packages

  • An enhanced DBS from within 3 years or willingness to obtain a new one