BRC

Published: 12th March 2019

Location

Cardiff

Job Type

Reference
BRCES126
Salary
£11 per hour
Contract Duration
n/a

Description

SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER

Location:        Splott, Central Cardiff

Salary:            £11.00 per hour PAYE (inclusive of holiday pay)

Duration:        On-going

Hours:             37.5 per week (08:00-16:00)
]Start Date:      ASAP

Are you a driven support professional who can make a positive impact on the lives of homeless people in Cardiff suffering from mental health and substance misuse issues?
If so, a leading Welsh homeless charity is seeking a temporary Support Worker to start at short notice in Splott.

You will be required to work as part of a team who manage a number of shared houses and residential flats for homeless people who have dual diagnosis issues (Mental health and substance misuse).

As a Key Worker, you will work one-to-one with residents to address their health issues and develop suitable coping strategies. Furthermore you will empower the residents to develop the independent living skills required to sustain their tenancy and to prepare them for move-on.
You will be on hand to provide emotional support and practical advice on life skills, housing & non-housing matters, education & employment opportunities, finances, arrears, health and benefit entitlement.

The ideal candidate will have experience of providing support to clients who are in crisis, homeless or suffering from mental health or substance misuse issues.

For further information on this post please call Emily Savage on 02920231000. To apply, please send an up to date CV to

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