Assertive Outreach Worker (Part-Time) - Pembrokeshire

Location Pembrokeshire
Job Category: Community Based Support Work
Job type: Permanent Role
Salary: £23,907.81 per annum pro rata
Contact name: Paul Sheridan

Contact email: paul.sheridan@thewallich.net
Job ref: 006182
Published: 10 days ago

Hours of Work:  25 hours per week - flexible working hours required to cover weekends and evenings

The Wallich is a leading homelessness and rough sleeping charity in Wales. For more information about our innovative work to support people across the country, visit The Wallich website.   Find out about Wales' leading homelessness charity, The Wallich   www.thewallich.com/about-us 

Project Description

The project will operate across Pembrokeshire, Identifying and working with individuals that are sleeping rough. The service will operate flexibly across 7 days offering humanitarian aid in the form of food provision, issue of sleeping bags, warm clothing and toiletries and by helping to resolve issues, such as housing, healthcare, financial and substance misuse, by offering advice, guidance through a range of support and referrals to relevant specialist services. The service will be especially beneficial for clients who are, leading extremely chaotic lifestyles as they are able to meet and engage with Assertive Outreach Workers on a regular basis.

Purpose of Role

The post will engage with Service Users who are Street homeless or sleeping in buildings not designed for habitation.

To proactively provide outreach support and interventions to People who are street homeless in an assertive manner to secure meaningful engagement bringing about sustained and improved outcomes. To coordinate and provide support that enables and empowers Service Users to address housing and/or personal difficulties, build their skills and confidence, and ultimately improve their ability to access and maintain accommodation.  Support will help people improve their control, understanding and involvement in dealing with the issues that affect them, and assist Service Users to achieve their preferred outcomes.

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.  

Please note: Driving Licence and use of a vehicle is Essential

We are not utilising agencies with this role and kindly ask that agencies do not approach to assist us with this vacancy.

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Closing date for this vacancy is 17th July 2024 at 09:00am. 

The Wallich reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received. Therefore, we encourage early applications to ensure consideration.