Table 1

Characteristics of health and social are providers, frontline homeless staff and formerly homeless people

Health and social care providers, hostel and outreach staff
Total
n=99
Health and social care providers
n=49
Hostel/outreach staff
n=40
People with previous lived experience of homelessness
n=10
Borough
 A18981
 B237124
 C392712
 Multiple1468
 Not reported55
Place of work
 Outreach service14122
 Hospital15141
 GP surgery77
 Hospice77
 Hostel313262
 Care home77
 Day centre55
 Supported housing22
 Council66
 Not reported55
Job title
 GP44
 Nurse practitioner77
 Nurse specialist1111
 Drug and alcohol worker22
 Addiction psychiatrist22
 Palliative care consultant22
 Social worker in homelessness or palliative care88
 Clinical psychologist22
 Liver specialist11
 Service manager11
 Housing commissioner44
 Housing worker532
 Hostel worker17116
 Care navigator11
 Outreach worker12102
 Complex needs hostel worker66
 Hostel manager77
 Day centre manager11
 Not reported615
Years of experience working in homelessness
 Less than 1 year422-
 1–4 years17863
 5–10 years271692
 11–15 years23176
 15 years +1459
 Not reported14185
Personal experience of homelessness?
 Yes3081110
 No614121
 Not reported88
Gender
 Male18168
 Female31242
People with previous lived experience of homelessness—how long were you homeless?
 1–4 years6
 5–10 years2
 11–15 years1
 Not reported1
  • GP, general practitioner.