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Rough Sleeper Navigator (Outreach Worker)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
25/10/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 10/11/2019 23:59
Salary:
£24,799 - £26,317 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Housing
Vacancy ID:
192766
Employment Location:
Stockton-ON-Tees
Post Number:
01063
Closing date:
10 Nov
Further Information

Stockton-on-Tees is a Unitary Authority forming part of the Tees Valley sub-region. The Council has a reputation for innovation and effective scheme delivery, and is committed to working in partnership to meet the needs of local stakeholders. The Economic Growth and Development Services Division is responsible for the delivery of a wide range of services across the Borough.

This role involves providing early identification of customers at risk of Rough Sleeping and a responsive service to the Rough Sleepers in the Borough.

Good interpersonal skills, empathy and sound judgement are essential in this role. You will need to be organised and self-motivated but also a good team player. The work in this service area can be quite demanding and you must be non-judgemental towards customers. On a day to day basis you will need to liaise with a variety of individuals/organisations both internal and external to the Council in order to execute your duties.

We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate an adaptable and flexible approach, a positive attitude and an ability to work on their own initiative.

The successful applicant will be required to work outside of the normal office working hours.

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/jobs.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Julie Lathan, Team Manager, on 01642 528670.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.