I have a rare opportunity for a SENIOR CASE WORKER to join a PASSIONATE and COMMITTED team in Merthyr Tydfil within an ESTABLISHED, homelessness services organisation.
Working for a homelessness service organisation, you will be part of a team that cares about supporting the lives of people who are at risk of homelessness or have already become homeless. As a Senior Case Worker, you will be working with a small caseload of around 20 people, with a mixture of needs from simple advice regarding housing and benefits to signposting to other organisations that will be able to assist their situation. This is an incredibly rewarding role, with a great career progression
The organisation has close likes with the local authority housing team and you will be expecting to spend a minimum of 1 day working from their offices. As well as extensive travel within the Merthyr Tydfil area.
**Due to the nature of the job and the activities involved, we are only able to consider applicants who have a full driver's license**
The ideal candidate for this role will have previous experience working with those at risk of becoming homeless, or within housing, benefits, or mental health services.
- Salary: £22,321
- Location: Merthyr Tydfil
- Hours: Full time (35 hours per week)
- Contract Type: Permanent
- 6.5% contribution pension scheme
- Paid annual leave up to 28 days Bank Holidays
- Enhanced leave for life events
- Excellent opportunities for career progression.
- Employee assistance programs including EAP
- Fuel Expenses paid at 0.45p a mile
- Managing a caseload of up to 20 individuals
- Developing good working relationships with Local Authorities
- Advising on benefits and other services to those at risk of homelessness
- Identify the needs of individuals and help overcome any barriers they may have
Requirements of Case Worker:
- The passion to REALLY make a difference in the lives of the people you support
- NVQ in Advice and Guidance (Desirable)
- Experience working with Homelessness, Benefits, and or mental health issues.
- Willing to travel within the local area.
If this position sounds of interest to you click "apply" today!!