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Outreach Support Worker - Families

About the Liverpool Families Outreach team

Our support workers, operating within the adult service, provide personalized 1:1 support to all our service users.

Our dedicated support workers conduct meaningful independence sessions with each service user, focusing on preparing them for independent living. These sessions cover essential aspects such as financial management, property maintenance, and guidance on employment-seeking, tailored to the unique needs of each individual.

You will be providing both practical and housing-related support to families in temporary accommodation, across the Liverpool region. It involves multi-agency work and would suit anyone who has a desire to help families achieve important life and housing-related skills to take forward to their permanent homes.

Due to the areas this role covers a car driver with a vehicle is essential.

About you

The ideal candidate will be passionate about this sector, looking to make a difference with our service users and will be looking for a challenging but rewarding role.


  • Previous experience supporting (not caring) vulnerable people, families or young people to gain independence.
  • Travel is essential so must hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle insured for business use.
  • Must be prepared to travel throughout Liverpool
  • Thorough knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults and children
  • Have or be willing to work towards an NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care qualification.
  • Computer literate
  • Good interpersonal skills

Key Duties:

· Managing a caseload of vulnerable Service Users, helping to build independent living skills

· Liaising with relevant professionals such as Social Workers, Healthcare practitioners and the Police

· Writing detailed reports which assess a service user's independent living skills

· Completely weekly inspections of Service User's properties

· Support with accessing and maintaining education/employment

· Promote physical, mental and emotional well-being, de-escalating challenging situations when they arise

· Signposting to appropriate services as required, including mental health, drug rehabilitation services, counselling and education

Please see the youtube link "Day in the life of a support worker" for an overview on Bedspace Outreach. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjlN9TGBweo

The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, an employment background check, satisfactory references and verification of right to work in the UK.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £22,854.00 per year

At Bedspace, we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and vulnerable people in our work. As part of our recruitment, selection, and appointment processes we conduct a range of vetting checks including Enhance DBS checks, to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children and vulnerable people are appointed.

Please note that at present Bedspace are unable to provide sponsorships.