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Job Title: Hostel Worker
Job Type: Temporary
Location: London
Salary: £10.20/hour
Company: CV-Library
Category: Social Care
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Central is currently recruiting for a Hostel Worker to work in various locations across London on an ad hoc basis. You will provide an effective, high quality support service to address the presenting needs of residents in a busy hostel housing men and women with complex and enduring needs in relation to substance misuse and related issues (i.e. street activity, mental health).

Successful candidates will be required to work in various shift patterns including earlies, lates, waking nights, and sleep-ins. Pay rates range from £10.20 per hour + holiday pay.

Each Hostel Worker will be responsible for a caseload of clients, and duties will involve:

* Referral and assessment

* Processing move Ins

* Risk assessments

* Needs assessments

* Support planning

* Partnership working

* Managing client’s use of time

* Health and safety

* Benefits and budgeting support

* Housing management

In this position, candidates are expected to provide effective day to day shift cover that supports the aims of the project, safeguards the residents and provides effective support within a harm minimisation and strengths and recovery framework.

To apply for this role, you must have at least 12 months’ paid experience of working with homeless adults who have a variety of additional needs including substance misuse or mental health needs. You must also have an understanding of the principles of risk and needs assessment, and be able to flexibly work with clients who have a low level of engagement with the service.

Candidates must also have a good level of computer literacy and numeracy, as all notes must be recorded accurately, and clients will need assistance with budgeting calculations.

Further requirements:

In order to register for temporary agency work, you MUST be able to provide a fully-enhanced, registered DBS, or else be willing to apply for one through Central.

You MUST be able to provide employment references covering the last 5 years.

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like apply for this post, please forward your CV for consideration.

*Please note the above outlined experience is the 'minimum' first stage criteria for this role, we will therefore be unable to consider your application unless you are able to demonstrate a relevant work history in line with this position

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