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Homeless Prevention Worker - Solihull and Birmingham Roles Available

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JOB TITLE Homeless Prevention Worker

REPORTS TO Homeless Prevention Coordinator

HOURS 37.5 Hours Per Week (Full Time)

SALARY Scale 6, Point 26 - 28, £22,376 - £23,873, Per Annum, Pro Rata

BASED FROM Birmingham/Solihull (roles available in both services)

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The main focus of the role will be to assist in the delivery of the local authority’s duties under the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 by providing a single point of access “Youth Hub” for all young singles and couples aged 16 to 24, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the area.

  • Engage and undertake effective statutory assessments and provide quality housing advice.
  • Development of Personal Housing Plans focused on the prevention and relief of homelessness
  • Effective Case management and discharging of statutory decisions.

St Basils is funded to provide a range of homeless prevention, housing advice and support services for this target client group and the aim of the Youth Hub is to prevent crisis homelessness through early intervention, Prevention and identifying, developing and delivering suitable housing pathways for young people.

The Youth Hub was established in 2011 in response to the requirements arising from the 2009 “G v Southwark Judgment” and the subsequent Department of Children Schools and Families guidance to Children Services and Local Housing Authorities (April 2010), which sets out local authorities duties to secure accommodation and support services for homeless 16 and 17 year old young people.

Please see APPLICANT INFORMATION PACK for a list of further requirements before downloading the APPLICATION PACK

Please note: CVs are not accepted.

St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.

 As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.