Rapid Rehousing Worker - Ceredigion

Location Ceredigion
Job Category: Community Based Support Work
Job type: Permanent Role
Salary: £24,819.04 per annum
Contact name: Kenneth McCausland

Contact email: kenneth.mccausland@thewallich.net
Job ref: 005625
Published: 20 days ago

Hours of Work:  37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday 09:00-17:00 with some flexibility

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 Wallich are working in partnership with Ceredigion County Council to address the housing and support needs of rough sleepers and those placed in emergency and temporary accommodation to guide them on their journey from the street into long term sustainable accommodation in the community.  This post is part of a collaborative project led by a Critical Time Interventions Coordinator, linking closely with our established Outreach team and partner agencies to deliver a joint holistic response to supporting people and develop appropriate pathways through services.

Purpose of Role

The Rapid Rehousing Worker will be responsible for coordinating and providing a flexible person centred, solution focused service, applying an assertive engagement and positive risk-taking approach, using Housing First principles but with a view to rapidly addressing a person’s housing need.  Within legal, moral and ethical boundaries, rapid rehousing provision relies on staff being committed to the ethos, applying a ‘can do, will do’ approach, that focuses on the long-term goal of creating sustainable tenancies and maximising connectivity with the local community.  The Worker will be working in a capacity to enable clients to access the services and interventions they need to build their resilience, gain confidence, reduce harm and acquire the personal and social skills they need to meet their aspirations and sustain their tenancy.  

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.  

Please note: Driving Licence and access to own vehicle is essential for this role.

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 10th June 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.