JOB DETAIL

Project Worker

Job type - Full time, permanent
Salary - £20,710 per annum
Hours - 35 hours per week (+ 5 hour paid lunch)
Location - Wales (hybrid office work and face to face work with Service Users)

A safe, secure and affordable home is what we all want. But that can seem like an impossible dream for those who come out of prison or hospital or have been homeless.

But it doesn't have to be this way.

At Nacro, we believe that everyone deserves a second chance and always fight for them to get it. That's why every year we help thousands of people find a home, keep it and thrive in it.

And you could now play a vital role in this process.

Nacro are looking to recruit :

We are searching for a Project Worker in Carmarthen to provide tenure neutral floating support, to people who are homeless, living in accommodation that is unsuitable for their needs, as well as people who are suitably housed, regardless of whether their home is owned or rented, as long as the support that they need is aimed at enabling them to develop the skills and confidence that they need to be able to live their life to its fullest potential, as independently as possible, in their own home.

To deliver floating support service to service users in the community. To carry a caseload of up to 18 service users. to prevent homelessness

knowledge of housing legislation, welfare benefits, substance misuse, domestic abuse, and mental health would be advantageous.

You will be based in our office in Carmarthen however a full driving licence and own vehicle is required to be successful in this role for travel throughout Cilycwm,Cynwyl Gaeo,Llandeilo, Llandovery, Llanfihangel, Aberbythych, Llangadog, Llanybydder, Manordeilo and Salem.

Support may include:

- Support to manage on a budget and/or reduce debts

- Support to ensure relevant benefits are being accessed

- Support to access suitable accommodation

- Support to learn independent living skills to enable you to managing your home, such as healthy eating, cooking, cleaning, garden maintenance

- Support to identify and access public transport / delivery services / cleaning services

- Support to develop and maintain healthy relationships and social networks

- Support to improve neighbourhood relations and reduce conflict

- Support to keep yourself feeling safe in your home and in the community

- Support to feel part of your community, and to identify and access social, leisure and recreational activities

- Support to identify and access health services, support groups or organisations

- Support to identify and access practitioners' services such as doctor or dentist

- Support to identify and access learning or educational opportunities

- Support to identify and secure employment or volunteering opportunities

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Engaging with referral agencies, such as local authority, access point/gateway services, statutory and voluntary sector agencies in order to generate referrals for the service as required.

- Carry out initial assessments for service users including any risks of their requirements to determine eligibility.

- Designing and delivering effective support plans, based on the service user's needs and abilities.

- Maintain contact with service users as required depending on their needs maintaining a professional relationship and becoming a role model.

A DBS check will be required for this role.

Welsh speaker is desirable but not essential

For details of the full role profile please click here

For Details of Nacro's excellent benefits click here

Please Apply online

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,710.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Experience:

  • Project Worker: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Work Location: On the road

Reference ID: NG1857


JOB INFORMATION
Job Location : Wales
Company : Nacro
Position : Project Worker
Sector :
Employment : Full-Time
Post Code :
Contact : Wales Nacro Contact Number


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