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Part Time Project Support Worker

Job Details
  • 5460
  • North Wales Housing
  • Bangor (North Wales)
  • Permanent, Part Time
  • Salary of £19,302 (pro rata) + superb benefits

Part Time Project Support Worker (Vulnerable People / Mental Health / Substance Misuse)

North Wales Housing is a successful social enterprise providing homes and delivering services to over 2,700 households across North Wales. Although we are rapidly growing, our vision and values have always been about more than just bricks and mortar. We’re a regional market leader in providing housing and services to vulnerable people, and our tenants are at the heart of everything we do.

Our team of around 170 individuals mean a lot to us, too. We’re proud to say that we’re Gold Standard Investors in People, testament to our desire to care for our colleagues. Our People Strategy focuses on creating an environment where our people are proud to work at a place they want to be, supported to achieve their potential, give their best, and feel valued for their contribution.

Our Pendinas Hostel in Bangor provides temporary supported housing accommodation to vulnerable people, creating support plans based on individual needs whilst helping them to find somewhere more permanent to live.

The Role – Part Time Project Support Worker (Vulnerable People / Mental Health / Substance Misuse)

Reporting to and supported by the Scheme Manager at Pendinas Hostel, you will work closely with residents as you provide support / housing management, drafting written support plans for each individual to work towards. You will achieve this by:

  • Assisting residents with their planning and preparation for moving on to more permanent accommodation
  • Assisting residents to gain essential skills such as cooking, budgeting, IT literacy through effective in house activities
  • Maintaining accurate hostel records and resident files
  • Assisting residents with their claims for housing and associated benefits
  • Responding to and managing any incidents at the hostel appropriately
  • Ensuring housekeeping and cleaning tasks are regularly carried out at the hostel

The Package

  • Permanent contract
  • Salary of £19,302 (pro rata)
  • Working at Pendinas Hostel, Bangor
  • Minimum of 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Benefits platform with savings on groceries, high-street shopping, new tech, holidays etc.
  • Further studies support and career development opportunities
  • Employee health assistance scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Generous contributory pension scheme

You’ll be working 16 hours per week, on a 6-week rolling rota. Shift patterns include weekends, evenings, waking nights, weekdays and bank holidays.

Our Requirements – Part Time Project Support Worker (Vulnerable People / Mental Health / Substance Misuse)

  • Ability to hold everyday conversations in Welsh to Level 3 standard
  • Experience gained within either a housing or supportive environment such as care, or extensive knowledge of support needs related to homelessness
  • Awareness of the support needs of vulnerable people with the ability to work alone with confidence and good judgement
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Non-judgemental and supportive approach, with ability to handle highly confidential situations in professional manner

At North Wales Housing we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of service users. This post requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing date: Monday 6th June 2022

By clicking apply on this site, you will automatically be redirected to the North Wales Housing website.

All applications for this Part Time Project Support Worker role are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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