Support Worker - various locations (South Wales)
Are you ready for a career change? Are you concerned about the increase in homelessness in Wales and want to make an impact? Do you have the skills, can do attitude and passion for social justice?
Have you ever considered training to be a support worker with Caer Las?
Caer Las is a Swansea based charity that supports vulnerable people who are affected by rough sleeping, homelessness, mental health difficulties, sexual exploitation and other difficulties across Swansea, Carmarthenshire and Neath Port Talbot.
If you have any questions about what it’s like to be a support worker come and join us on either Friday 16th March at the LC Swansea, or on Tuesday 20th March at our Swansea Office at Custom House, Cambrian Place, Swansea between 3-6pm.
Salary – £18,000 per annum (£9.89 per hour)
Hours – 35 per week for full time staff
We can offer generous annual leave, excellent training package and a cash benefit Health Plan to all staff.
We have the following exciting opportunities to join our dedicated teams in making a difference to people’s lives:
Mental Health Support Worker – Swansea
The Willow project provides supported accommodation to individuals with mental health problems. We support 7 people who live in their own flats within the project, which is staffed 24-hours a day with a staff rota covering days, nights and weekends.
Support Worker – Floating Support Swansea
The project supports clients in Swansea to live independently, sustain their home and prevent homelessness. We provide support between the hours of 8am and 6pm – staff work on a rota to ensure cover 8am-6pm.
Support Worker – Routes Project Port Talbot
The project, which is open to all members of the public who require assistance, supports a range of people who are experiencing housing related crisis including threat of eviction or homelessness, including rough sleeping. This project is open 9am-5pm.
Support Worker – Retreat Project Swansea
The project focusses on identifying and supporting people at risk of entering or already engaged in survival sex work, including vulnerable people at particular risk of sexual exploitation, grooming and/or human trafficking. You will provide a range of practical and emotional support to people who are at risk of being groomed, sexually exploited or human trafficked.
Support Worker – Floating Support Rural Carmarthenshire (covering areas including Pendine, St Clears, Whitland, Newcastle Emlyn, Pencader –anywhere from Llansteffan in the west to Efailwen to the north)
The project supports clients in the rural community to become independent and sustain their accommodation in the future by providing support in their own homes. A key focus of the project is supporting people at imminent risk of losing their accommodation to take the necessary steps to prevent homelessness. The project provides support Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.
Older Persons Scheme - Swansea
In our range of schemes, our residents have their own bedsitter room or self-contained flat, complemented by communal environments and on-site Support Worker liaison.
Support is tailored to meet individual needs, arising from alcohol, drugs, and daily living skills. Residents are expected to participate in their support planning and work towards a degree of independence where possible.
Senior Support Worker – Older Persons Scheme Swansea (Salary: £21,500 per annum)
As senior support worker you will oversee a supported housing project for older vulnerable adults with alcohol/substance misuse issues and to ensure that all requirements relating to Supporting People standards are observed.
Managing a staff team working with older vulnerable adults, and to ensure that excellent standards of service delivery are maintained and continuously improved upon. You will assist the staff team in front-line support of tenants/residents.
We also have relief worker opportunities across all of our projects.
For more information, and an application pack for any of the positions above please visit our website www.caerlas.org
Closing Date 26th March 2018 (noon)