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Substance Misuse Outreach Worker

Job reference: HQ00044773
£15.00 - £16.00 per hour
Substance Misuse


This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Criminal Justice is currently looking for a Substance Misuse Outreach Worker (who can speak Polish) to work in Ealing. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of substance misuse.

The pay rate for this locum Substance Misuse Outreach Worker job is £15 - £16 (LTD Company Equivalent) per hour and is an initial 2-month contract. This is a full-time role and we are ideally looking for somebody that can work one early or one late shift a week. (Early start would be 5am or the late finish at 2am)

- Undertake outreach work on a rota basis including working early mornings, late nights.
- To assess the needs of individual rough sleepers and to provide them with a variety of options of support services/accommodation in liaison with other agencies and specialist workers.
- In the event of non-engagement with outreach/support services of consistent engagement in negative street activities to work collaboratively with Ealing council and relevant teams.
- To advocate, where appropriate, on behalf of rough sleepers with external agencies regarding their welfare rights, primary health care needs and other issues affecting their health and wellbeing.
- To take a pro-active role in promoting awareness of the service and related issues within the community and businesses of the designated borough.
- To maintain a case-load of clients.
- Offer clients assertive, consistent, ongoing guidance and support until they can be able to move from the street into accommodation or reconnection services and/or other appropriate support services.
- To source accommodation for rough sleepers within or connected to Ealing.

- Minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role
- Fluent Polish speaking is essential.
- Ideally a car driver

This Substance Misuse Outreach Worker job is advertised by Lilly Bak; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.