Outreach Worker – District of Arun

Stonepillow Arun District Council

Turning Tides in partnership with Stonepillow and Arun District Council, have been awarded funding by MHCLG (Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government) as part of the Rough Sleeper Initiative, to provide an Outreach Service for rough sleepers in the district of Arun.

This role is an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the local community, working collaboratively with Arun District Council Housing Options Team and Stonepillow’s Outreach Worker to lead on assessing and supporting rough sleepers, building rapport and developing relationships with those who have been hard to engage with.

The role will also require key working with an identified cohort of rough sleepers and respond to Streetlink referrals through assertive outreach, by working proactively with individuals and all partners involved to enable and achieve sustained positive behavioural change.

The Outreach Worker will support the development of a multi-agency response to rough sleeping and homelessness, facilitating a proactive and sustainable homeless prevention model involving all relevant local services and initiatives.

To apply, please ensure you complete an application form, including your responses to the shortlisting criteria (in Person Specification), along with a completed Equal Opportunities Questionnaire.

You can either fill out these forms online or download them from the right and send to: recruitment@turning-tides.org.uk

Closing date for applications: Midday, Wednesday 12 August 2020
No agencies please. We do not accept CVs.

Turning Tides requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. Successful applicants (dependent on role) are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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Please note that we will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.

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Outreach Worker – District of Arun


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Littlehampton, West Sussex


37.5 hours per week


£23,696.92 per annum

Closing date:

12th August 2020

Interview date:

21st August 2020

Support us to make a difference​

Millions of people in England are only one pay cheque away from being homeless.

Turning Tides have provided support to thousands of local men and women in West Sussex for almost 30 years.

We provide a warm, safe space to listen to anyone who comes to us for help. Our support services empower people to find the strength and belief in themselves to create a brighter future.

Together we can make a difference and end homelessness where you live.


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