Rough Sleeping Outreach Worker / Navigator

Department: Place
Team: Housing Options
Hours: 37 hours
Grade: F SCP 17 £23,836 to SCP 23 £26,999 plus essential car user allowance 
Contract: 12 months Fixed Term 
Location: Town Hall, Bolton 
Essential Requirement: Driving 

The Role: 
Bolton Council has secured additional resources through Central Government’s Rough Sleeping funding to tackle rough sleeping. 

2 full time (37hrs) Rough Sleeper Outreach Worker / Navigator  (1 x outreach / 1 x outreach / navigator) will provide outreach contact and key worker support in engagement with rough sleepers through key transitions into longer term accommodation. You will work closely with partner agencies to provide a co-ordinated response to rough sleepers to address their accommodation, health and well being and work flexibly across the week and at times during the early morning and evening to maximise engagement. Part-time applicants welcome.

 
About You:
As a Rough Sleeper Navigator / Outreach Worker you will:
ü  have excellent communication skills, be compassionate and non-judgemental, will be able to build trust and confidence, motivate and encourage people with considerable vulnerabilities and needs to adopt positive courses of action;
ü  be able to develop trust and confidence with a wide variety of people including rough sleepers and with partner agencies and be a supportive and collaborative team member; and
ü  be able to demonstrate initiative, quickly assimilate information, demonstrate an ability to plan and deliver interventions and assistance successfully.


About Us: 
We are offering an opportunity to work within a team as part of a close network of agencies and workers who are committed and passionate about tackling rough sleeping and positively affecting improvement in the lives of those we seek to help. The role offers great variety and opportunities to work flexibly in delivering very personal and bespoke interventions. Whilst being a very challenging area of work it will provide very tangible work satisfaction in achieving positive outcomes for people. Bolton Council is a great organisation to work for, being very focussed on working to improve the lives of all residents of the borough, in particular those experiencing greatest level of vulnerability and need. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A DBS check is therefore required for this post.

 

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as per the person specification.

BN Privacy Notice.docx

BN Right to Work.docx

BN DBS.pdf

JDPS.docx

Location
Bolton Town Hall
 
Department: Place
Team: Housing Options
Hours: 37 hours
Grade: F SCP 17 £23,836 to SCP 23 £26,999 plus essential car user allowance 
Contract: 12 months Fixed Term 
Location: Town Hall, Bolton 
Essential Requirement: Driving 

The Role: 
Bolton Council has secured additional resources through Central Government’s Rough Sleeping funding to tackle rough sleeping. 

2 full time (37hrs) Rough Sleeper Outreach Worker / Navigator  (1 x outreach / 1 x outreach / navigator) will provide outreach contact and key worker support in engagement with rough sleepers through key transitions into longer term accommodation. You will work closely with partner agencies to provide a co-ordinated response to rough sleepers to address their accommodation, health and well being and work flexibly across the week and at times during the early morning and evening to maximise engagement. Part-time applicants welcome.

 
About You:
As a Rough Sleeper Navigator / Outreach Worker you will:
ü  have excellent communication skills, be compassionate and non-judgemental, will be able to build trust and confidence, motivate and encourage people with considerable vulnerabilities and needs to adopt positive courses of action;
ü  be able to develop trust and confidence with a wide variety of people including rough sleepers and with partner agencies and be a supportive and collaborative team member; and
ü  be able to demonstrate initiative, quickly assimilate information, demonstrate an ability to plan and deliver interventions and assistance successfully.


About Us: 
We are offering an opportunity to work within a team as part of a close network of agencies and workers who are committed and passionate about tackling rough sleeping and positively affecting improvement in the lives of those we seek to help. The role offers great variety and opportunities to work flexibly in delivering very personal and bespoke interventions. Whilst being a very challenging area of work it will provide very tangible work satisfaction in achieving positive outcomes for people. Bolton Council is a great organisation to work for, being very focussed on working to improve the lives of all residents of the borough, in particular those experiencing greatest level of vulnerability and need. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A DBS check is therefore required for this post.

 

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as per the person specification.

BN Privacy Notice.docx

BN Right to Work.docx

BN DBS.pdf

JDPS.docx