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Gwent Pathways Worker - Gwent

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Charity / Not for Profit, Legal, Nursing / Social Care
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Newport & Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent
Salary description:
Up to £22352 per annum
Posted:
17/08/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Pobl Group
Job Ref:
492471

Gwent Pathways Worker

Reference: 492471

Work Type: Full time

Locations: Gwent

Division: Care & Support Division

Categories: General: Support

Applications Closing Date: 21 Aug 2018

Salary: £22,352


Do you have a keen interest in the Criminal Justice System with the personal drive to help lower re-offending rates throughout the Gwent Borough?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join Gwent Pathways’ Support Service. It’s a challenging yet very rewarding role. If you have the passion and motivation to work with those who have been involved in the criminal justice service, then read on…

What is special about this opportunity?

By joining Gwent Pathways Support Service, you will be aiding in the resettlement and rehabilitation of MAPPA clients in the community. You will help achieve this through personal and tailored support plans; offering tenancy-led needs support, with a focus on work, education and training.

You will play an essential part of our team where you’d be required to promote and deliver a service to those clients leaving custody, completing a community sentence or with an offending background residing within Gwent. You will assist Housing Advice Officers and Probation Services in the prevention of homelessness.

You will contribute to the success of the Pobl Group, which is moving from strength to strength see www.poblgroup.co.uk. Being a part of this is highly rewarding. Surrounded by an experienced team you will have a good foundation for a career in support.

This is a permanent post at 37 hours a week.

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

How can I make a difference?

You will enable vulnerable people in a variety of different settings to manage their tenancies/license and move towards greater independence within the community. You will provide a flexible and individually tailored support that promotes inclusion, encourages aspiration and improves wellbeing.

You will:

* Enable people, who may have experienced many challenges and disadvantages in their lives, to make a positive and sustainable change to feel confident and move on to their own accommodation
* Build on your skills to develop innovative methods to helping people to resettle into their own accommodation
* Work with people to truly make a difference in their lives
* Use your skills and talents to engage with people
* Develop your networking skills by working in partnership with external agencies

Who are we looking for?

You will be required to work flexibly around the needs of the service and the people who use the service. This may include working with teams at different locations.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Enjoy social interaction and the company of others
  • Network in the local business community
  • Be approachable and open
  • Be confident
  • Be calm and resilient, will not let emotion adversely affect you or obscure your judgement
  • Thrive on change and enjoy dynamic and diverse environment
  • Be a car driver with a suitable business insurance

Every person employed by Pobl shares the same values – watch our Pobl Values video to learn more.

If you think this describes you, then we would love to hear from you.

To begin your journey with Pobl, click here or the "apply now" button below.

Job Description:

JD_Pathways Worker

Company Description

Pobl Group makes a difference to people across the South Wales and South West of England Region. Our customers value our local presence and knowledge, so all our services and teams are based in the communities we serve, focused on delivering services that meet specific community needs.

Closing Date:
22/08/2018

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