Support Worker
Location: Bridgend Area
Salary: £10.46 per hour
Expires: 26/10/2021 23:59

We currently have an exciting and rewarding opportunity available for a Support Worker. This post will be providing housing related support to older people within Bridgend in their own homes. This includes support within three Extra Care schemes in the borough.

This is a full time, permanent role working 36 hours per week, £10.46 per hour

What you'll do

You will be working with an established team you will play a critical role in supporting tenants to develop or enhance existing practical skills and knowledge in tenancy management in their journey to independent living in their own home . You will be providing Housing Related support in line with the Supporting People grant specification and outcomes.

What you'll need

To be successful in this role you will have experience of supporting individuals with varying complex support needs. You will need excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to and build supportive relationships. Experience of working in working in a psychologically/ trauma informed way, with experience of supporting people affected by ACE's or supporting people with mental health issues would be advantageous within this role.

A qualification in Social Care or related discipline is desirable but not essential.

You will need a full, current driving license and use of a vehicle.

Benefits

  • Pay rate of £10.46 per hour
  • Fully paid induction and training programme
  • Medicash - healthcare cashback plan
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Employee assistance programme and well-being resource available 24/7
  • ‘Perks’ – a range of shopping and activity discounts and cashback options
  • We are a Family Friendly organisation
  • Develop with the support of our academi

Opportunities for development

We offer development opportunities for our colleagues at every stage of their career. Our bespoke programmes offer our colleagues structured, role-specific training and development. We offer a range of learning and development opportunities through our academi.

Next steps

If you are interested in applying for this role, please click 'Apply' and you will be diverted to our recruitment platform where you can upload your CV.

If you would like further information about this opportunity please contact Caitlin Marks on caitlin.marks@hafod.org.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 3 November 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 10 November 2021 between 11:00am - 2:00pm

Customer interviews: Thursday 11 November 2021 between 10:00am - 12:00pm

All interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams/Whatsapp.

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do that’s why we include them in in helping us select the right people to work with us. If you are successful in the initial selection stages you may have the opportunity to interact with one of our customers where they will have the opportunity to ask you some questions. We will consider feedback from this as part of the selection process.

If successful for this role a DBS check will be required. Hafod reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received. Therefore, we encourage early applications to ensure consideration.

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