Social Worker - Homelessness Team

Posted 25 July 2022
Salary £30.00 - £32.00 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

A Local Authority in Central London is looking for a Social Worker to join their Homelessness Team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

This role focusses on working with a group in Edward Alsop Court that particularly struggle with homelessness and substance misuse (especially alcohol). Their complex needs require a Social Worker with extensive experience in Homelessness and Substance Misuse work.

Benefits for you as a Homelessness Social Worker:

  • Great pay rate of £30.00 - £32.00 per hour
  • Hybrid working scheme
  • An opportunity to work in a specialised team
  • Central location easily accessible
  • A chance to further enhance your CV and skillset

Your responsibilities as a Homelessness Social Worker:

  • Work in accordance with Homeless Link's values, policies, and procedures
  • Complete assessments for service users living in other parts of the rough sleeping provision
  • Compile weekly progress reports
  • Offer support and advice about Safeguarding, Risk Assessment and Mental Capacity, to the support team at Edward Alsop Court and their social care providers
  • Offer guidance to service users and their carers in order for them to make fully informed choices about care services available in order to promote long term independence
  • Ensure fully formed care plans and resources are in place to ensure as much success as possible

Requirements of you as a Homelessness Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Extensive experience within Homeless and Substance Misuse work

Location: Central London

Umbrella pay rate: £30.00 - £32.00 per hour

PAYE payments options available also

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!