Floating Support Worker - temporary accommodation

Floating Support Worker - temporary accommodation

Pobl | Monmouth, WLS, GB

Posted 10 days ago

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Our Monmouthshire Temporary Accommodation and Resettlement Service are recruiting Floating Support Workers to join the team! This role is an interesting and exciting opportunity for someone to work with a diverse cliental in getting homeless individuals out of temporary accommodation and into their own tenancy. This is such an important role that involves supporting someone with their different needs to get them settled into a place they can call home. No 2 days will be the same in this role and you will work across Monmouthshire meeting and supporting different people every day. Please read on for more information and to apply for this opportunity to join our team of difference makers at Pobl…
*We have three full-time positions available with the salary of £21.191.00 *
*Working days are predominately Monday to Friday between the hours of 9 & 5, but flexibility is required as you may on some occasions work outside 9 to 5 to support individuals when needed.*
*Being part of the team: *
Our Monmouthshire Floating Support team are responsible for ensuring everyone who has been housed in temporary accommodation since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic is given the support they need to help them move on into a tenancy. By joining this team, you would play an influential role in delivering on our pledge to get as many people as we can a safe home that they can independently manage.
This role does have it challenges, you would be working with people who have their own unique experiences and support needs including substance misuse issues and offending backgrounds. However, this is also an incredibly rewarding role as you get to support someone to live independently and a more fulfilling life. You will also be working alongside an experienced team and manager who will support you to develop skills and relationships with external agencies.
*As a Floating Support Worker your day will consist of: *
* Managing your own caseload and keeping accurate, up-to-date records.
* Traveling to the people we support’s temporary accommodation or public place.
* Engaging and interacting with the people we support to establish goals to work towards.
* Providing advice on finances, health, welfare benefits, housing options and tenancy management skills.
* Working with external agencies and signposting the people we support to the appropriate services suited to their needs, specifically treatment and mental health services.
*To be successful in this role, we are looking for: *
* The ability to deal with challenging situations
* Experience or understanding of working with people with substance misuse issues and/or offending backgrounds
* The ability to build good relationships
* The ability to work as part of a team
* Someone who upholds our values of being Positive, Considerate & Connected
* Full driving license and access to a vehicle
Please use the person specification on the job description to support your application.
*Pobl benefits: *
* 26 days (pro rata) holiday entitlement plus Bank holidays
* Pension scheme
* Sick Pay
* Bespoke learning pathway with the support from an experienced Learning and Development team
* Internal Progression
* Wellbeing and psychological support
* Time for Talk service
* 45p per mile
An Enhanced DBS check is required for this role which we will pay for. We pay for an Enhanced DBS check, which is a requirement for this role.
Please refer to the job description for more details.
If you are interested in this role and would like to be part of the team, please click ‘Apply Now’ and complete our online application form.
Pobl is an organisation with equality, diversity, and inclusion at its heart, and we are pleased to have recently been accredited with Stage 2 Investors in Diversity. We welcome applications from all areas of the community; however we particularly encourage applications from members of the BAME community as well as individuals with disabilities, who are currently under-represented within our workforce.
Job Types: Permanent, Full-time
Salary: Up to £21,191.00 per year
* Casual dress
* Company pension
* Cycle to work scheme
* Employee discount
* Sick pay
* Store discount
* Wellness programme
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability
Reference ID: 506845