Senior Support Worker - NPT PAWS

Location Neath Port Talbot
Job Category: Community Based Support Work
Job type: Permanent Role
Salary: £23,393.80 per annum
Contact name: Elizabeth Crowther

Contact email: elizabeth.crowther@thewallich.net
Job ref: 005362
Published: about 1 month ago

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, between 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.  www.thewallich.com/about-us 

Project Description

We have an opportunity for a professional, motivated, friendly person to join our team. We are a well established inviting team who are looking forward to having someone new join us.

Neath Port Talbot Prevention and Wellbeing Support provides generic floating support to the residents of Neath Port Talbot. Addressing housing, financial and personal difficulties, building the service users skills and confidence, improving their ability to maintain their accommodation, increasing their independence to achieve agreed goals.

The project is funded through the Supporting People Programme Grant and is required to meet the Welsh Government’s National Outcomes Framework. The Framework’s four main aims are:

* Promoting Personal and Community Safety

* Promoting Independence and Control

* Promoting Economic Progress and Financial Control

* Promoting Health and Wellbeing

Purpose of Role

This role is providing housing related support to the residents of Neath Port Talbot. You will coordinate and provide floating 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 maintain their current or future accommodation. The support will not create or increase dependence. It will ‘do with’ rather than ‘do for’ to enable people to 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 check

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.

Follow the link below to view the full job description and person specification. Please refer to this information when completing your CV and Cover Letter; see our  Application Guidance page for tips on what to include:

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 Employee Benefits

Closing date for this vacancy is 3rd May 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.