Support Worker
Location: Cardiff Area
Salary: £10.46 per hour
Expires: 29/11/2021 23:59

We currently have an exciting and rewarding opportunity available for an experienced Support Worker to join our team within Cardiff. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about supporting young people 16 years to 21 years living in supported accommodation. Building resilience to confidently allow young persons to go forward to achieve their outcome and manage a tenancy independently in line with Housing Support Grant Outcomes.

This a full time, permanent role working 36 hours per week.

You will be working within a team that provides support to people Monday to Friday between 8am- 4pm.

What you'll do

This is a challenging, demanding, but rewarding role for the right person. You will be supporting young people who may have complex support issues, can challenge services. You will be supporting Young People who may experienced or be affected by ACE's, Trauma, PTSD or has faced other difficulties within their short lives. You will be expected to work within a physiologically informed environmental framework, working in a trauma informed way. Supporting young persons with their agreed person centered support plan goals in regard to education, employment, budgeting, with practical necessary skills and knowledge. Building resilience to confidently allow young person to go forward is key to supporting to achieve their outcome and manage a tenancy independently.

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, experience of supporting people affected by ACE's and 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
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Medicash - cashback health plan
  • 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 29 November 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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