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Group and Engagement Worker

Ref no.:
GEW/CDS/005
Closing date:
24 May, 2019 — 13.00
Location:
Victoria, London
Contract:
Fixed Term until January 2020
Salary:
£26,351 pa inc LW + pensions and other benefits (NJC Scale range 15-19)
Hours:
35 hours per week excluding breaks
Job overview:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work at the Passage Resource Centre within our Client Development Team.
We are currently seeking a Group and Engagement Worker who will develop therapeutic and positive relationships with clients to ensure that they make full use of their time at the centre. They will actively promote and encourage engagement with services and work related activities as well as working closely with the specialist workers and management team to ensure the delivery of the best possible service to clients within psychologically informed and therapeutic environment.
The Group and Engagement Worker will conduct an initial assessments /ETE induction to identify client needs and refer/signpost to Internal/external services as appropriate and provide one to one IT tuition for service users, advising, supporting and encouraging as appropriate around formal/ informal use of IT for education or employment purposes

Job purpose

  • To engage with and support clients and to keep their needs and aspirations at the centre of their work.
  • To develop within the team an expertise in engagement and motivational working with people who have experienced complex trauma
  • To work positively within a culture of positive risk taking, personalisation and recovery with regards to client support to ensure that the Resource Centre remains at the cutting edge of service delivery for the most complex and difficult to engage rough sleepers in the borough.
  • To encourage and support clients to participate in meaningful activities and group work which will also expand development of their life skills

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