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Homeless Health Project Worker

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Closing date:
16 September, 2019 — 10.00
Victoria, London
Fixed Term until March 2020
£28,239 pa inc LW + pensions and other benefits (NJC Scale range 19-22)
37.5 hours per week excluding breaks
Job overview:

We are currently seeking a Homeless Health Project Worker to join our KHP Pathway Homeless Team
The post holder will be a working within the KHP Pathway Homeless Team. This includes rotation to work across all the sites. The key aim will be to ensure safe, appropriate, effective and sustainable discharges that meet the needs to homeless clients. The post holder will work in partnership with other members of their own multi-disciplinary team, as well as other hospital teams and outside agencies in order to achieve successful discharges. The post holder will work both on the wards, and in A&E, and may need to outreach into the community to support patients post discharge.

Job purpose

  • Deliver individualised advice to the client group, liaising with the necessary support agencies/authorities to achieve the best possible outcome on discharge
  • Act in an advocacy role both within the clinical setting and with external agencies using the expertise of peers in a multidisciplinary team as appropriate.
  • Work directly with colleagues in the team to review and assess patients’ needs daily.
  • Carry out detailed housing assessments to help prove a patient’s homelessness, eligibility, priority for housing and local connection.


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