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Support Assistant (Maternity cover)

Location: Swansea
Salary: £16,468
Closing Date: 28 April, 2019

You will be working in a busy 24 hour staffed project, creating an environment which provides young people with a feeling of security and will support young people to develop a sense of ownership and responsibility. A degree of flexibility is required, along with excellent communications skills and an understanding of the issues and disadvantages that face young people.

Duties and responsibilities.

1. To work as part of a team to ensure the safety of young people by following the procedures laid down in the project manual.

2. To assist in the provision of a holistic service designed to engage with young people who may have support needs around drugs and alcohol and have been affected by difficult and traumatic experiences such as domestic abuse, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual exploitation, mental health issues and neglect.

3. To accompany young people when attending interviews, appointments and meetings, as may be appropriate.

4. To assist young people regarding the availability of benefits and support services offered by SYSHP, providing clear and accurate information.

5. To help identify and report any maintenance issues and undertake daily health and safety checks within the Project.

6. To record accurate information in line with day to day operational procedures, which will include enquiries book, office logbook, admissions book, white board as well as assisting with the collation of statistics.

7. To provide practical support and information to enable young people to maintain temporary accommodation.

8. To encourage the involvement of young people in group activities and in the management of the project.

9. To contribute to the development and review of SYSHP policy and procedures.

10. To receive regular supervision and to use this in conjunction with staff appraisal and training to further professional development. This includes taking part in staff meetings and development days.

11. To maintain accurate records and collection of information for monitoring and evaluating effectiveness and quality of service.

12. To engage in the monitoring, reviewing and evaluation of the work with colleagues and young people.

13. To comply with and promote the Health and Safety at Work legislation and SYSHP policies on health and safety.

14. To comply with and promote SYSHP’s equal opportunities policy and procedures.

15. To work flexibly to meet operational requirements, to provide 24/7 rota cover which includes evening, weekend and bank holiday working. 16. To direct and assist volunteers as appropriate.

17. To undertake daily cleaning of the exterior and communal parts of the project, and provide practical assistance to young people to ensure that their rooms are clean and well maintained; in addition, ensuring that all rooms are thoroughly cleaned when people move out and are ready for prompt reletting.

18. To undertake other duties as may be reasonably required as directed by the Team Leader.

In carrying out the above activities, the worker will seek to promote the aims and values of SYSHP, will show a commitment to anti oppressive working and anti discriminatory practices and will operate within SYSHP’s policy guidelines.

The above Job Description will be reviewed on an annual basis and may change as necessary with prior negotiation.

The Post holder should regard this Job Description with a degree of flexibility as the range of duties is not exhaustive and may also change to meet the needs of SYSHP.

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Senior Support Worker, Carmarthenshire Floating Support
The Wallich

Location: Llanelli
Salary: £19,372
Closing Date: 3 May, 2019

To coordinate and provide floating support that enables and empowers Service Users to address housing and/or personal difficulties, build their skills and confidence, and ultimately improve their ability to maintain their current or future
accommodation. The support will not create or increase dependence. It will ‘do with’ rather than ‘do for’ to enable people to improve their control, understanding and involvement in dealing with the issues that affect them, and assist Service Users to achieve their preferred outcomes.


How to Apply:

To apply for this role please view our Careers page and complete an application form.

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Specialist Support Worker - Housing First
Caer Las

Location: Bridgend
Salary: £21,500 (£11.91 p/hour)
Closing Date: 9 May, 2019

Our Housing First project in Bridgend county borough is designed to achieve long term, sustainable housing outcomes for entrenched rough sleepers who face multiple disadvantages and have co-dependent support needs. This project will be based on the principles set out by the Housing First Network (Wales) as endorsed by Welsh Government. Caer Las’ model focuses on providing open ended and individualised support (in terms of intensity, flexibility and choice). You will lead the team of support workers.

The team (led by the Specialist Support Worker) will be based in Bridgend County Borough and work on a peripatetic basis aligned to the needs of the service. Assertive and intensive support will be available 7 days a week - therefore the successful candidate for this role will be able to commit to a flexible rota that includes some evening and weekend working. Car owner and Business Insurance essential. DBS required.

How to Apply:

For more information about this post, contact Project Development Manager, Cadi Cliff, 01792 646071

You can find the Job Description, Letter to Candidate, Application Pack, and Guidance info at:

Please return the completed form marked “Recruitment” to Caer Las, The Customs House, Cambrian Place, Swansea, SA1 1RG. Alternatively, you can send your application, via email, to

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Care & Support Assistant
Family Housing Association

Location: Cardigan
Salary: £4,370.86 - £4,856.57 for 10 hours
Closing Date: 28 April, 2019

Closing date: 28.04.2019 Interview date: 08.05.2019

Care & Support Assistant- 10 Hours Cardigan £15,298 to £16,998 pro rata

Working in teams Family Housing Association’s Care and Support Services section aims to provide support to vulnerable adults to maintain their tenancies and to develop their daily living skills. You will need to demonstrate an understanding of helping tenants to maintain their independence whilst providing appropriate levels of care and support.

For this post you need to be willing to work shifts in between the hours of 07.00am and 22:30pm. The post would be covering the majority of weekends and occasional evenings. The current shift patterns are 07:00 to 11:00 (morning shift) and 16:30/18:00 to 22:30 (evening shift). The service is covered 24hrs a day by the care team. Sleep ins are an addition to the care hours starting from 11:00pm-07:00am. This would not be expected within the first three months of starting. But discussions can be had if the preference is not to do them. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring check is a requirement. We offer excellent terms and conditions and comprehensive training. A full four weeks induction will be carried out and competency check before being put out solo. Four week induction will need to be carried out during the working week. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable.

How to Apply:

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