Project Worker - Carmarthenshire
Job type – Full time, Fixed Term Contract
Salary – £17,636 per annum + Benefits (Pro Rata)
Hours – 35 hours per week (+ 5 hour paid lunch)
Location – Carmarthen, South West Wales
We are a national social justice charity with more than 50 years’ experience of changing lives, building stronger communities and reducing crime. Last year alone we helped support, house, educate, advise and speak out for 38,000 disadvantaged young people and adults - and you could now help us make an even bigger impact going forward.
Who we are looking for
We are searching for a Project Worker covering Carmarthen and the wider area. The support service provided is intended for vulnerable people, particularly older people, people with substance misuse issues, mental health issues or learning disabilities who require low-level housing related support to live at home and within the community. The project aims to reduce isolation and prevent admission to hospital or residential care. This scheme is a 12 month pilot and as such the role will be a fixed term contract until 31st March 2019.
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.
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
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