- Location: Merthyr Tydfil
- Job Type: Full Time, Permanent, Temporary
- Sector: Adult Services, Housing
- Category: Adult Services, Adult Support Workers, Housing, Mental Health Support Worker, Tenancy Support Workers
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Are you an experienced floating support worker? We are currently recruiting experienced floating support staff in the Merthyr and surrounding areas on behalf of a well-established client.
You will have first-hand knowledge & experience of managing a varied caseload that will be challenging yet rewarding.
You will provide support and advice to those on your caseload for issues that include mental health, housing related queries as well as dealing with substance misuse and alcohol dependency barriers.
This opportunity is available on an on-going basis for those who can demonstrate their prior experience & ability to meet the outlined criteria.
Candidates need to have a valid DBS on the update service or be willing to obtain a new DBS through New Directions.
Other requirements include –
- Experienced in caseload management (Essential)
- Experience of signposting/ making referrals to 3rd party agencies
- Confidently able to deal with challenging situations
- Knowledge of benefits system (Desirable)
- Tenancy Management (Desirable)
If you feel you would be the perfect candidate for this role then please get in touch on 02920390150 for an informal and confidential chat. Alternatively, please send your updated CV across to [email protected]
The role of a Support Worker
The duties of a Support Worker vary depending on the needs and wishes of the individual. They offer support for the individuals overall comfort and wellbeing and help people who need care and support to live as independently as possible. They will support individuals with many aspects of everyday living; including physical, emotional and social.
Support Workers can work in a residential care home, domiciliary care, or out in the community. Their work is defined by a care plan, which is often developed by a social worker or care manager to meet the assessed needs of the person who needs care or support.
Please contact New Directions Social Care for more information on this job vacancy, on 029 2039 0150, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.
Last modified: 14th May 2021