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Project Workers

Reference: 01007
Job Decription:

Newport schemes (Permanent)
Project Workers Ref: 01007
Salary: £20,708 pa
37 hours per week - rotas cover 7 days per week on a 6 week rolling rota and include "sleep in`s"

The Schemes (The schemes are staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year)

Clifton Place: A supported housing scheme for homeless adults (over 16).The scheme houses as a minimum 29 individuals (this can include families)

Albert Street: A supported housing scheme for homeless adults (over 18). The scheme houses 25

Clarence Place: A supported housing scheme for adults (over 18) who have complex needs (dual diagnosis) including mental health issues, substance misuse & criminal offending history. The scheme houses 26 and is currently in transition to becoming a psychologically informed environment.

Riverview: A 10 bed unit comprising of general needs supported in the day via floating support and evening and weekend support to 3 complex flats.

The responsibilities of a Project Worker include:

• Staff deliver a wrap-around service that prepares service users to live independently
• Provide a continuous and consistent approach to support for vulnerable adults, helping them make the transition into independent living and advising them on re-housing options.
• Provide support with budgeting and money management, including welfare benefits.
• Provide support in a practical way, with regards to education, training and employment and day to day living.
• Liaise with Social Services, the Benefit Agency, Housing Department, Resettlement Worker, Health and Safety and other agencies, on matters affecting prospective and current clients.
• Provide workshops and "Agored" qualifications.

Who we are looking for (for more detail see Role Profile):

• You will have experience of working face-to-face with vulnerable groups in a complex needs setting (including adults with alcohol/substance misuse and mental health issues)
• Experience of key-working and outcomes monitoring
• Knowledge of the issues facing homeless people
• Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure, as well as part of a team
• This role requires flexibility along with enthusiastic, self-motivated and creative individuals
• You will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to produce individual support plans and other written reports and monitoring information as required.

Not only will you be part of a highly successful business, you will also contribute to the success of the whole Pobl Group, which is moving from strength to strength (see www.Poblgroup.co.uk). For this role you will require an Enhanced DBS check, which we pay for.

Apply today! If this sounds like the challenge you are looking for then click 'Apply'. Download our Application Form from our vacancy page, following the submission guidelines.

Closing date for applications: Midday, 20 September 2017

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Gwent, Newport
Salary: 20708 Per Hour Pension, sick p
Posted by: Seren Group
Date Posted: 06/09/2017