Caer Las Support Workers

Caer Las Support Workers

Support Workers – various

Salary: £18,000 per annum

Hours: 35 per week

Benefits:  generous annual leave, excellent training package and a cash benefit health plan

Closing Date: 30th July Noon

Are you ready for a career change? Are you concerned about the increase in homelessness in Wales and want to make an impact?

Do you have the skills, can do attitude and passion for social justice? Have you ever considered training to be a support worker with Caer Las?

Caer Las is a Swansea based charity that supports vulnerable people who are affected by rough sleeping, homelessness, mental health difficulties, sexual exploitation and other difficulties across Swansea, Carmarthenshire and Neath Port Talbot.

Support Worker – Community Houses (location 1: Swansea and NPT, location 2: Llanelli)

The project supports clients in the community to become independent and sustain their accommodation in the future by providing support in their own homes/ or in one of our shared housing projects. A key focus of the project is supporting people at imminent risk of losing their accommodation to take the necessary steps to prevent homelessness.

Support Worker – Willow / New Mill (location: Swansea)

Willow provides a unique service of 24 hour supported accommodation for seven tenants with complex and enduring mental health conditions. The project offers safe and secure accommodation with support tailored to the needs of the individual. Each tenant has a one-bedroom self-contained flat and can live at the project until they have developed the confidence and skills to move on. We support tenants to promote and enhance the skills for independent living in the community. Support is person-centred allowing tenants to make choices about their lives, wishes and goals.

Eight tenants living semi-independently at the New Mill Project experience a sense of belonging and being part of a community. Regular meetings are held to encourage tenants to engage in activities and develop social relationships.

Willow / New Mill is a 24-hour / 7-days week staffed project. The hours worked will be organised according to a 12-hour shift pattern between 8am and 8pm, covering days, wakeful nights, and include working weekends and bank holidays.

For more information and an application pack for any of the positions above please visit our website www.caerlas.org

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