Housing Support Worker - Newport

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Nursing / Social Care
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Newport & Torfaen
Salary description:
Up to £18079 per annum
Posted:
16/08/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Pobl Group
Job Ref:
492466

Housing Support Worker

Reference: 492466

Work Type: Full time
Locations: Newport
Division: Care & Support Division
Categories: General: Support
Applications Closing Date: 22 Aug 2018
Salary: £18,079

Do you want to make a difference to another person’s life? Are you energetic, motivated and compassionate? If you want to have the chance to join our amazing team in the Newport supporting people with autistic spectrum disorder and start your career with Pobl, then read on…

What is special about this opportunity?

To be a great Housing Support Worker, with our team you would need previous experience in working with people with autism. A good understanding of housing related support and welfare benefits or awareness of issues faced by people at risk of homelessness would be extremely useful as well.

We offer you a flexible role where you will mainly work Monday to Friday and are available to offer support between 9am -5pm and will only be required to work very occasional weekends and will not work bank holidays. Your appointments will not be scheduled on a rota, so you will manage your own weekly caseload 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 have the autonomy to shape the persons support in line with their changing needs. You will be required to work with people with a variety of backgrounds and support requirements, experience of dealing with challenging behaviour an understanding or experience of working with Autism would be an advantage.

To find out more visit https://www.poblgroup.co.uk/care-and-support-roles/

This is a permanent post at 37 hours a week.

For this role you will require an Enhanced DBS check, which we pay for. You will need to have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

How can I make a difference?

The role will be varied and involve working with vulnerable people in their homes and temporary accommodation to prevent homelessness and develop skills needed to maintain their tenancies, change negative behaviour, maintain their health and wellbeing, progress to independent living and make appropriate choices.

You will:

* Work with people to truly make a difference in their life
* Use your skills and talents to engage with people
* Support people to achieve their potential
* Develop your networking skills by working in partnership with external agencies

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will be:

* Flexible
* Creative
* Energetic
* Reliable
* Innovative
* Solution Focused

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_ Support 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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