Job Description

Crichton House provides various outreach services to homeless people including outreach support, accommodation and floating support.

Job Summary:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, compassionate and motivated individual, to take on an exciting new opportunity in the role of Assistant Support Worker with the Salvation Army First Response Assertive Outreach Service.

This role will be crucial in helping the Salvation Army to move to the forefront of delivering a new generation of “unwalled” support services helping vulnerable and isolated individuals to become more hopeful and motivated to change and to build a goal focused approach to moving away from homelessness.

Key Responsibilities:

The First Response Assistant Support Worker, will work as part of a specialist team to provide assertive and reactive support to individuals who are homeless and street based, providing compassion and consistent contact, to those experiencing difficult times and rapid access into specialist support services and housing. The First Response Team provide an ‘out of hours’ 7 day a week service, providing evening on foot outreach to individuals who are homeless in the centre of Cardiff and targeted responses to newly homeless people who require help across the city.

In order to complete your application please pay close attention to the Person Specification, Local Role Profile and Job Description. (Please note that once the job closes the document will no longer be available to download)

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