Complex Needs Support Worker

Complex Needs Support Worker - 37.5 hours per week -  FTC March 2019-  Starting from £24,464 - Based in Greenwich

Housing for Women is a London based Charity and Housing Association providing over 900 homes for women and their families as well housing and specialist support for women who are escaping domestic abuse, been trafficked or released from prison.

As the lead specialist substance misuse worker you will work alongside the DVA team to provide a safe and empowering environment for women who have alcohol and/or substance misuse issues and are/have experienced domestic abuse in a refuge setting and/or in the community.

Responsibilities include:

  • To be responsible for implementing a range of interventions and support measures as part of an integrated package of health, therapeutic and social support to women experiencing DVA with alcohol and substance misuse
  • To work in partnership with local and national services to improve and achieve best outcomes for the women.
  • To deliver these support services for Housing for Women within the standards and contract assessment and monitoring framework set out by our Commissioners and funders.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the team’s aims and objectives and operational policies and procedures in such a way that they contribute to the mission of Housing for Women and deliver on business plan objectives.

Housing for Women is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants. There is an occupational requirement for the post holder to be a female in accordance with the Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role.

Due to the urgent nature of filling this role we encourage all applicants to submit their cv and covering letter as soon as possible.

Please download the recruitment pack here for more information about the role.

Please click here to apply for the role.

For any enquiries please contact:  or phone 020 3794 4834 


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