Scheme Support Officer (Parental cover)

Scheme Support Officer (Parental cover)

Pobl | Tredegar, WLS, NP22 3NG, GB

Posted 10 days ago

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Do you want to work in a service that supports people who have been homeless or at risk of homelessness. Do you want to go to work knowing you will truly make a difference and finish work feeling rewarded? If the answer is yes and you share our values to be Positive, Considerate and Connected. Then join our amazing team in Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent today. This opportunity can be a stepping stone to a rewarding career in support. You will act as a first point of contact and a role model. You will build positive relationships by helping people make a transition into independent living and advise on move on options. You will provide practical advice with regards to day to day living skills.
*What is special about this opportunity?*
Our team delivers support to vulnerable individuals and help them to develop the key skills needed to prevent homelessness, improve financial capability, promote re-settlement into the community and achieve positive progression.
We have a fantastic 22 bed project supporting a range of clients with varying needs, such as, mental health issues, substance misuse issues and learning difficulties. We take a person-centred approach and enable individuals to achieve their goals and empower them to lead independent lives.
As a Scheme Support Officer, you will be expected to assist the Project Workers in delivering a tenancy related support service to our clients. You will play a vital part in enabling people to achieve their goals and empower them to lead independent lives which is very rewarding.
We have a 30 hour part time, 6 month parental cover position available until March 2023.
Your hours will be allocated on a rota basis and consist of days, afternoons and weekends.
The exact salary for this role is £15,678 per annum
This role requires an enhanced DBS which we will pay for.
We offer a holiday entitlement of 26 days pro rata, plus bank holidays, sick pay, and excellent pension options.
*Daily Duties include: *
* Assisting the Project Worker in the day to day running of the service, in the absence of the manager.
* Offering support and advice for clients within the supported housing service.
* To develop and run workshops
* Being the first point of contact for all telephone calls and visitors to the service and to deal effectively with queries.
* Dealing with emergencies appropriately and complete all necessary paperwork
* Developing your networking skills by working in partnership with external agencies
*Who are we looking for?*
This role requires flexibility along with enthusiasm, motivation, and creativity. You need the ability to work on your own initiative in a busy and dynamic role as well as being a positive team player. This role is for a passionate individual who believes they can make a difference to the people we support. You will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
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Interviews will be at our service in Tredegar
Job Types: Part-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 7 months
Part-time hours: 30 per week
Salary: £10.05 per hour
* Casual dress
* Company pension
* Cycle to work scheme
* Employee discount
* Free parking
* On-site parking
* Referral programme
* Sick pay
* Store discount
* Unlimited paid holidays
* Wellness programme
* Day shift
* Weekend availability
Reference ID: 507117