Assessment Worker - Barnsley

£18,289 - £19,782
21 January 2019 12 Noon
19/ILU/01

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Humankind’s Independent Living Unit provides a range of housing-related support services, advice and guidance to help people obtain accommodation and progress towards a sustained independent lifestyle in the community.  We work with a wide variety of clients, often with histories including substance misuse, offending, mental ill health and homelessness, to overcome barriers and achieve social inclusion. 
The opportunity has arisen to join our new Barnsley Complex Needs service - ‘Thrive Barnsley’ as an Assessment Worker. The service will support adults, aged 25 or over, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.  
The post holder will work as part of a wider team to undertake assessments and provide housing-related support to assist with the prompt resettlement of clients into more permanent accommodation.

The role calls for strong working relationships with a range of accommodation and community support stakeholders and as such the ability to establish effective working relationships with external agencies will be essential.  In addition, the post holder will have excellent knowledge of the housing options available for clients with complex needs and an understanding of the welfare benefits system.

You must be able to work flexibly as you will be expected to work various shifts as part of this role, which includes days, evenings and weekend work. More information on the rota can be obtained at the interview stage. 
Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.
Please visit https://humankind.careers for more information and an application form. The closing date for completed applications is noon on the 21st January 2019. Interviews to be held 30th January 2019.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

What we offer you?

We offer benefits including

  • A competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Exceptional support, training and development
  • Up to 32 days (pro rata) annual leave per year