homelessness worker


Homelessness workers provide on-the-spot assistance, counselling and advice to people who have housing problems or live on the streets. They present them with services available to homeless people starting from hostel vacancies to financial aid services. They may have to cope with persons with mental health problems, addictions or victims of domestic or sexual abuse.

Alternative label

  • homelessness guidance worker

  • housing options and advice worker

  • homelessness social worker

  • homelessness support worker

  • homeless care worker

  • homelessness case worker

  • homeless support worker

  • homeless advice worker

  • homeless guidance worker

  • homelessness care worker

  • homelessness advice worker

  • homelessness team worker

  • advice and guidance worker, homelessness

  • homeless case worker

  • homeless social worker

  • homeless team worker

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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