Peabody employees

Outreach Support Worker, Southend-On-Sea

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Southend on Sea, SS1
Department: Care and Support
Salary: £20,910 per annum (£10.72 per hour)

Peabody has an exciting opportunity for an Outreach Support Worker to join our Outreach team in Southend-On-Sea on a full time,  permanent contract offering a competitive salary of £20,910 per annum (£10.72 per hour).  Southend Outreach Service is a generic service providing housing-related support to vulnerable persons (including mental health and substance misuse) in the community.

As an Outreach Support Worker, you will be required to provide a service where planned support and crisis intervention is delivered to a caseload of vulnerable people with high support needs in the local community.  With the aim of enabling and maintaining independent living. Support areas include housing & tenancy issues, welfare benefits, budgeting skills, social inclusion, health and well being. We have Hubs around the borough and you will be expected to help support customers at these locations. This role includes completing assessments, form filing, support plans and risk assessments. You will be required to communicate with both clients and partner agencies. 

The majority of the support is Lone Working in the community.  Experience is preferred, however is not essential.

This is both an office-based service and you will visit clients in their homes. For this role, a full driving licence and access to your own car is preferred.

The working hours are: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm (may be subject to change to meet needs of the service).

For more information, please email the manager, Andrea Pender:

Video interviews will take place week commencing: 5 July 2021.

At Peabody, where possible, we provide flexible working opportunities from day one to our employees, as we recognise the importance of a good work-life balance; and to improve our productivity and performance, we embrace agile working, which means if you are in a desk based role, that will be a hybrid of office and home working. If your role is in a client facing environment, appropriate base location will apply.

Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities, as well as from BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.

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