Support Worker vacancy

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our Floating Support Team in Swansea. If you are looking for a role that supports young people through their transition into independent living, this could be the job for you.

A working knowledge around housing management is desirable, but not essential.

What is more important to us is a “can do” attitude towards teamwork and helping young people achieve their potential.

Reference: SYSHP / FS 2019

Location: Swansea

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £20,858 per annum

Hours: 35 hours a week.  Core hours would be Monday to Friday 9.30 – 5pm; however flexibility is required to work outside of these hours to support young people when they need it most, there will be a rota for cover outside of core hours.

Support Workers take part in the ‘1st tier’ On Call rota.  Providing On Call support and advice for young people supported, with issues and emergencies they may need to deal with.  This may require providing out of hours project attendance where alternatives are not possible.

Closing date: Sunday 22nd September 12 midnight

Download the application pack here.

SYSHP works in an anti-discriminatory manner. We welcome applications from all people. All post-holders will have contact with vulnerable young people. An Enhanced Disclosure with the Criminal Records Bureau will be required for the successful applicants.  Men and people from the black minority ethnic community are currently under represented in the organisation.

2 thoughts on “Support Worker vacancy

  1. Is it possible to have some more information about this post please?

    What age groups is it aimed at? How much prior experience is required or necessary? What type of experience is desirable?

    1. Hi Elizabeth. The age group is 16 to 25 years. We usually ask for at least one year’s experience of working with young people, in a paid, unpaid or voluntary basis. All the details can be found on the job description.
      Regards
      Isobel
      Office Manager

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