Relief Housing Support Workers - The Vale

Contract:
Temporary
Category:
Part Time, Full Time
Job Sector:
Nursing / Social Care
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Cardiff, Vale of Glamorgan
Salary description:
£7.56 per hour, relief work
Posted:
05/12/2016
Start Date:
Immediate
Recruiter:
Reach
Job Ref:
RR/HSW

Relief Housing Support Workers
Ref: RR/HSW 00357
The Vale
£7.56 per hour
The hours and role are flexible to suit your needs as well as ours

reach is a part of the Pobl Group. We provide housing and support which makes a real difference to people's lives, by empowering people in difficult situations to take ownership for their situation and resolve their problems with support. We do this by putting people first and shaping our service to each and every person.

The role and ideal person:
Our Housing Support Workers are creative problem solvers that will work at the pace of the person or at the pace of any crisis problem, standing side by side with the people we support in the face of adversity. Housing related support is open to anyone who has problems that will potentially impact on their tenancy. We are currently recruiting for Relief Housing Support Workers across all our regions. As the ideal candidate you will need to have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle for work as well as. This is a support role not a care role, so no traditional caring tasks.

If you're self-motivated, organised and feel you can be a positive role model, if you also possess the skills to be able to support and advise people on all possible home related issues (ranging from benefits to bills to life skills) confidently, this is the role for you.

What's in it for you?
This can be a springboard into a permanent role, but if not you can choose to stay flexible. In return for your commitment, we offer you a flexible role where you will mainly work Monday to Friday between 8.00 am and 6.00 pm, however you will be expected to be flexible around the people we enable. You will manage your own weekly caseload of up to 15 clients (if full time), and can do your paperwork at home. You will have comprehensive induction and shadowing to ensure you are confident, ongoing training and a manager only a phone call away. The role gives you the opportunity to empower people to live better lives therefore very rewarding. You will also accrue holidays that relate to the numbers of hours you do.

You will be required to work with people with a variety of backgrounds and support requirements, including people with mental health problems, substance misuse, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, and vulnerable people including young, elderly and single and two-parent families. Experience and an understanding of working with these types of people would be advantageous.

For this role you will require an Enhanced DBS check, which we pay for.

Apply today! If this sounds like the challenge you are looking for then click 'Apply'. Download our Application Form from our vacancy page, following the submission guidelines.

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

Company Description

We are reach and we support people in their own homes to live the life they want. The support we offer people is designed for each person. It can range from supporting people 24 hours a day to just a few hours support.
We provide housing and support which makes a real difference to people’s lives. We do this by putting people first and shaping our service to each and every person.
A career with reach gives you the opportunity to make a real difference to the people we support. No matter what stage you’re at in your career, a role with reach will see you directly contributing to the care and support we provide, so you’ll never finish a day’s work wondering what you’ve achieved.
Our people are our most important asset, we simply can’t provide great quality care without the talent, commitment and expertise of our team. So we support our people to become the best they can be, so you’ll receive all the training you need and a range of professional development opportunities to ensure you grow as we grow.

Closing Date:
02/01/2017

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