Support Worker

1 x Support Worker – Anglesey. 

 

Salary £19,440.47 to £20,886.32 (Pt 19 to 21) (37 hours per week)

 

Digartref Cyf is a homeless charity and is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced support worker for services based in Anglesey, providing temporary accommodation for young people aged 16 to 24 who have experienced or are at risk of homelessness. The overall aim is to support young people to acquire the skills necessary for independent living, assisting them to move on to permanent accommodation within the community, working with a range of external organisations.

 

A flexible approach to working is essential as for the first 12 to 18 months, the successful candidate will be required to work across two main sites based in Llangefni and Holyhead, following this period the main place of work will be based in Holyhead. In addition there is a requirement to work to a rota including; weekends, evenings and undertaking waking nights. 

 

Ideally applicants would be expected to:

  • Have experience of working with vulnerable people and in particular those who have experienced homelessness or are at risk of becoming homeless

  • Have experience in delivering person centred support that promotes independence not dependence, doing with rather than for. 

  • Have a flexible approach and be able to work unsociable hours

  • The ability to lone work during waking nights in particular

  • Have an appropriate qualification/experience in a similar role

  • The ability to drive and having access to a car is essential

  • The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS check that will be processed by Digartref.

 

Company Remuneration Package

  • 25 days annual leave (rising to 28 dependent on length of service) + bank holidays

  • Company pension and SHPS In Work life assurance cover (providing you meet the schemes eligibility criteria)

 

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 on 01407 761653 or email

 

Closing date: September 17th 2021 at 12pm

Application Form

Job Description

&

Person Specification