Scheme Support Officer

Posted 5 days ago by Pobl Group

Joining our amazing team of Difference Makers in the Caerphilly Borough is a great opportunity to start your career in support. Youll be able to build on existing experience, skills and knowledge to help young people gain independence. If this sounds like your future career, then read on…

What is special about this opportunity?

Maes-Y-Dderwen is an 18-bed scheme for young people aged 16-25, providing medium to low support accommodation. Our clients may have led difficult lives and as a result display a range of complex behaviours and needs, including alcohol and substance misuse, mental health, NEET and offending behaviour. The scheme provides 24-hour support for young people to build and develop their skills and confidence so they can be resettled and maintain their own tenancy within the Caerphilly Borough area.

As part of a growing organisation there are endless opportunities for training, career development and progression. Surrounded by an experienced team, this truly is an exciting opportunity. You will contribute to the success of the Pobl Group, which is moving from strength to strength see

This is a permanent post at 36 hours per week and the actual salary for this role is £16,377. There is a rolling rota which mainly involves waking nights and some weekend days.

For this role you will require an Enhanced DBS check, which we pay for.

How can I make a difference?

This opportunity can be a stepping stone to a rewarding career in support. You will act as a first point of contact and a role model for the young people we support. You will build positive relationships by helping them make a transition into independent living and advise on move on options. You will provide advice with budgeting and money management, including welfare benefits, as well as support them in a practical way, with regards to day to day living skills.

You will:

  • Work with people to truly make a difference in their life
  • Use your skills and talents to engage with people
  • Support people to achieve their potential
  • Work within the Psychologically Informed Environment
  • Develop your networking skills by working in partnership with external agencies
  • Gain a QCF Level 2/3 qualification in Health & Social Care

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Approachable
  • Patient and empathetic
  • Calm in a crisis
  • Confident decision maker
  • Resilient
  • Non-judgemental
  • A good listener

Every person employed by Pobl shares the same values - watch our Pobl Values video to learn more.

If you think this describes you, then we would love to hear from you.

To begin your journey with Pobl, click "apply now"

Required skills

  • support / homelessness / youth

Reference: 38445611

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