Support Assistant (Cardiff - Homelessness) - 001718
Job Reference : 001718
Closing Date : 14/12/2016
Salary : £14,695.20 per annum
Department : Cwm Taf Cardiff and Vale
Hours Per week : 36 hours per week
What does the role involve?
A Support Assistant is an exciting role that focusses on clients' individual needs and aspirations - what we call a person centred approach. No two days will be the same; you will need to be comfortable with variety, problem solving and change and be non-judgemental, have personal resilience, and be able to stay calm under pressure. You will help them find the key that unlocks their potential so that they can live to the full.
What is expected from you?
The most important thing you need is to have the right attitude and believe that everyone can achieve great things, given the right skills, assistance, choices and opportunities. You don't need any specific qualifications or experience, but you must have the commitment to on-going learning and development as well as gaining a qualification.
Being a car owner and driver is essential. This position includes sleep ins and on call as part of the role. This role is 36 hours per week
Please note that in line with Tai Gwalia's Probationary Procedure, employees will not normally be eligible to apply for internal, temporary, permanent, secondment or promotion opportunities until they have successfully completed their initial probation period
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Gwalia Care & Supports focus is on promoting inclusion, aspiration and wellbeing through positive change. We always aim to ensure we provide good quality and value in our service offers by being responsive, creative and flexible in the way we provide our services.
Our range of support services actively ensure that the people who use our services gain a sence of independence and confidence within the communitiy.
Combined, our care and support services are one of the largest, directly managed in Wales. In 2015 we provided care and support services for over 4,700 people.