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Lighthouse Day Centre Support Worker 

Based in Holyhead, Anglesey


Salary Point 20-21


37 hours per week as per rota

Digartref Cyf is a registered charity, providing a range of services that aim to alleviate the effects of homelessness on individuals, families and our local community.

We are pleased to announce that we have secured additional funding for this busy service and are therefore looking to recruit an enthusiastic Lighthouse Day Centre Worker, based in Holyhead who has empathy and understanding of homelessness issues and the related effects on individuals and the wider community.   


The post holder will be required to work as part of a team, ensuring the provision of a 7 day per week direct access Day Centre service for those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, where people, in need can access hot food cooked on the premises, laundry and bathing facilities, as well as a wide variety of additional housing and homeless related support, including  appropriate sign-posting and referring people to specialist services. A flexible approach to working hours will be required to cover a rota which includes covering the following hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 3pm Saturday and Sunday, therefore some weekend work will be required in line with a rolling rota.


Ideally applicants would be expected to:

  • Have related work experience in homelessness, housing, social care, working with individuals with complex support needs or have transferable skills and experience.  

  • Have a working knowledge of Welfare Benefits or the ability to learn.

  • Have empathy and understanding of those affected by homelessness and the issues impacting, being non-judgmental, being helpful and approachable. 

  • Have a good standard of I.T skills and experience and use of Microsoft Office  

  • Have a flexible approach to working hours including weekends (working to a 7-day rota)

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

  • The ability to communicate effectively through the medium of Welsh and English or the willingness to learn

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


For further information in relation to this post, please visit our website at

Company Benefits include:

  • 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

  • Eye test/voucher for glasses

  • Company Sick Pay Scheme

  • Paid enhanced DBS

For an informal discussion with the Senior Support Worker or the Homeless Prevention Projects Manager to find out more about this role, or to request a Job Description/Person Specification please contact:

Katy Taylor, Administrator

01407 761653

To apply please submit a C.V and a cover letter that outlines why you are interested in this post to Katy Taylor, Administrator on 01407 761653, or email


The closing date for submission of CV’s will be Monday 13th March at 12noon.  

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