The Good Shepherd Centre Kilkenny: Housing First Project Worker
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JOB TITLE: Housing First Project Worker
JOB HOLDER: Vacant
REPORTS TO: Housing First Team Leader Kilkenny/Clonmel
LOCATION: Focus Ireland Offices in Kilkenny
Purpose of the Post
Support people who are sleeping rough and/or experiencing long-term and multiple exclusion homelessness to move into secure, permanent housing at the earliest opportunity, without preconditions for sobriety or treatment compliance.
The Project Worker will be responsible for supporting people prior to, during, and following their move through case management and key working, to build their capacity to meet their goals, address their support needs, and sustain their housing: processing referrals, conducting assessments; care/support planning and implementation of care/support plans; engaging with service users; supporting service users with move on plans; managing maintenance issues; participating in practice supervision.
Where appropriate the Housing First Worker will play a key role in recruiting, mentoring and supporting staff and students (if applicable) in order to ensure that the highest level and standards of social care practice are further developed and maintained in the service.
A full drivers licence is essential.
Please see Job Description attached below.
Please send your CV to: Ciara@gsck.ie
Closing Date: 31st March 2020