Job description

Location:  Northlands Lifehouse 

Working Hours: 40 hours per week

Contract:  Permanent

Interview Date: To be confirmed


Job Summary :

The Salvation Army has been awarded a contract in Cardiff to support 106 young people in Cardiff who are experiencing homelessness. The contract works within a psychologically informed framework that includes delivering zero evictions within the lifehouses and offering post resettlement support to allow the young person to positively settle and move into independent living.

Key Responsibilities:

The role of Support Worker with The Salvation Army is an inspirational one and key to achieving successful outcomes for clients and the service. As a motivated and dynamic Support Worker you will be responsible for assisting with delivering a high-quality programme of support which promotes client choice and control. You will address clients support needs, enable them to make positive life choices and ultimately empower them to lead more sustainable lifestyles. 

The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • Respect
  • Compassion
  • Motivation
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good Computer skills
  • Commitment
  • Flexibility
  • Work shifts, unsociable hours, weekend work
  • A Level 3 NVQ qualification (or equivalent) in a related field, or a willingness to work towards it, is essential
  • Please note: We have three sites in Cardiff, the successful candidate will be expected to work across these sites if necessary. There is an element of lone working at Ty Diogel.

    I n order to complete your application please download and read the job profile attachment on the left.

    In the job profile you will find the criteria required for the role please make sure that you address this in your supporting statement.

    Appointment subject to Satisfactory References, Proof of right to work in the UK and Enhanced DBS Check.

    As a disability confident scheme employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

    Please note that we do not consider C.V’s. Promoting equality in the workplace.

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