Assistant Support Worker
(37 hours per week)
Are you passionate about supporting young people aged 16 to 24, who have experienced or are at risk of homelessness, to make lasting positive changes in their lives? If yes, we would like to hear from you.
Digartref Cyf is looking to recruit an enthusiastic assistant support worker who is able to work as part of a dynamic team in our award winning 24 hour cover supported housing project in Holyhead. We are committed to assisting young people acquire the skills necessary for independent living and supporting them to secure more permanent housing within the community. Many of the young people we have worked with now live in their own homes, are in full time education and enjoying new careers.
Ideally applicants would be expected to:
have previous experience of working in a similar role OR the passion and desire to work with vulnerable and complex young people;
have good IT skills and the ability to manage a complex caseload;
enjoy working as part of a dedicated and diverse team;
have excellent communication and people skills;
be able to drive, and have access to a car.
Staff will be required to work to a rota, shifts will include; days, weekends, evenings and waking nights. Some shifts will require you to lone work.
Please note, this role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Company Remuneration Package
25 days annual leave (rising to 28 dependent on length of service) plus bank holidays
Company pension and SHPS In Work life assurance cover (providing you meet the schemes eligibility criteria)
Paid training and development opportunities
Paid mileage for in work related travel at 45p per mile
Paid Enhanced DBS
The ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh, or the commitment to learn, is an essential requirement for this post.
For an informal discussion with the Project Manager to find out more about this role, or to request an Application Form and Job Description/Person Specification please contact:
Katy Taylor, Administrator
closing date: May 6th 2022 @12pm