Support Worker

Recruiter
Hays
Location
The Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Aug 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Support Worker, Adhoc, Cardiff, Homelessness, Temporary Your new company You will joining an established organisation in South Wales, providing vulnerable people with housing advice. This is a great organisation who supports and encourages their tenants towards independent living. Your new role As a support worker you will working on an adhoc basis meaning you can choose when you work. You will be offered a number of shift patterns from days, evenings, weekends and waking nights. You will be supporting vulnerable homeless people in a hostel based in the outskirts of Cardiff in their own flats. These service users are independent and usually move on within 6 months. As a support worker you will need to engage and provide support to the service users as and when needed. You will be providing a strong service to clients, providing them expert advice on tenancies, benefits, universal credit and welfare to advocate independence. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to make a difference to people's lives. What you'll need to succeed To be a successful support worker you will need strong experience in providing housing advice. As a support worker you must have working experience working within a supported housing environment. You will need strong communication skills, be able to engage with difference backgrounds and have a strong passion to help. You must be flexible and open to shifts as well as be committed and engaging. What you'll get in return This is a brilliant role if you are passionate about housing and making a difference to vulnerable people's lives. Not only are you offered a competitive rate but you are offered flexible worker with the ability to pick and choose your hours, working with your current commitments and home life. What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.