Support Worker
Location: St Clears, Camarthenshire
Salary: £10.46 per hour
Expires: 18/10/2021 23:59

We are looking for an experienced Support Worker to join our team, working in our St. Clears accommodation based in Camarthen.

This is a permanent position, working 32 hours per week.

What you'll do

The Hafod Young Persons Project at St Clears provides accommodation and support to a range of young adults in the age range 16-24. The post holder will be responsible to the local project manager for maintaining a safe environment for clients and also for the delivery of support. The role is interesting and varied with a real opportunity to make a difference in a young person’s life and support them to become independent contributors to society.

You will engage with Young People at every opportunity, in order to build trusting and respectful relationships; get to know the individual; their strengths and challenges, and how the whole team can support them most effectively. You will provide support flexibly to ensure maximum chance of each individual engaging in the support available.

What you'll need

You will need a good understanding of liaising with voluntary and statutory agencies, experience of working directly with young people with support needs in a community setting or floating support service. Knowledge of using electronic record keeping systems and relevant housing related legislation would be advantageous.

You will need excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to and build supportive relationships with Young People who are disadvantaged and experiencing difficulties, to respond appropriately to their needs.

You will need a full current driving licence and access to own vehicle with a willingness to work flexibly.

Benefits

  • Pay rate of £10.46 per hour
  • Fully paid induction and training programme
  • Medicash - cashback health care 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 would like further information about this opportunity please contact Caitlin Marks on caitlin.marks@hafod.org.uk

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.

Closing date: Monday 18 October 2021

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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