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Pathways Outreach and Engagement Officer

Full time, 38hrs per week. Starting salary £25,119 - £29,269 depending on experience.

Closing date: 31/05/2024

We’re looking for forward-thinking individuals who are experienced in delivering person-centred support, working as part of a team to provide an assertive outreach service to people experiencing the most extreme form of homelessness, sleeping rough. Use your skills, knowledge, and experience to engage individuals needing support to assist them in moving away from rough sleeping and high-risk lifestyle.

We are looking for:

  • Experience of working with a range of partners and stakeholders to ensure that individuals identified as at considerable risk of homelessness are supported to manage and navigate the support network available to them, to prevent long term and entrenched rough sleeping.
  • You’ll be able to understand and work with adults who may have experienced trauma linked to homelessness, addiction, mental or physical health needs, family breakdown, criminal activity and more, whilst supporting them to engage with stakeholder and community activities that will bring an end to their homelessness.
  • Recording and reporting processes appropriate to the role and the department to ensure the safe and effective delivery in all areas of communication on behalf of St Martins.

You can expect:

  • The support and guidance of working for one of the top 5 best charities to work for, in the Best Companies list 2023.
  • A comprehensive training programme, whilst gaining experience in the fields of criminal justice, social care, mental health, and housing law.
  • You will have a personal development programme tailored to your interests within our field of work.
  • Up to 29 days holiday and from your first day an additional ‘birthday’ holiday to be taken in your birthday month.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)- that provides a 24hr helpline to support you and those living at the same address (over the age of 16) through any of life’s issues or problems. Including up to 6 sessions of face-to-face, telephone or online counselling, per issue, per year, including CBT.
  • We offer access to a service that provides team members and people living at that address, GP appointments 24/7 365 days a year accessible from anywhere in the world.
  • Keep more of what you earn by taking advantage of our salary sacrifice schemes! Team members can benefit from lower tax contributions and increased payments into their pension. In addition, St Martins offers non-cash benefits, such as the purchase of high value items such as bikes and technology, including laptops and smartphones.
  • Access to discounted products and services, including: ‘Blue Light’ discount card, ‘Perkbox’, wellbeing platform, Pension scheme and life insurance.

For further information on the role, please contact Maria Baronowski, Homeless Services Director on 01603 666563.

For an application pack, please download the below documents or email hradmin@stmartinshousing.org.uk. Once completed, please send to the same address.

St Martins is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. An enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants.

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