Support Worker - Carmarthenshire Temporary Accommodation Project

Location Llanelli
Job Category: Community Based Support Work
Job type: Fixed Term Role
Salary: £21,336.75 per annum
Contact name: Lynne Rees-Jones

Contact email: lynne.rees-jones@thewallich.net
Job ref: 004285
Published: 3 months ago

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

Contract: Fixed Term until June 2024

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

The project provides support to people over the age of 18 across Carmarthenshire with the transition from temporary accommodation to a permanent home. The service provides housing related support within people’s homes or in the community, with the aim of preventing homelessness and increasing independence.  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

To support the work of Rapid Re-housing Workers providing administrative support as well as, when necessary, carrying out support actions by providing support that enables and empowers Service Users to address housing and/or personal difficulties, by using Housing First principles but with a view to rapidly addressing a person’s housing need.

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check

Please note: Driving Licence and use of own 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.

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 - for your cover letter please summarise how you meet the requirements of this role as detailed in the job description ; see our  Application Guidance page for further tips on what to include:

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Employee Benefits

Closing date for this vacancy is 8th December 2023 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.