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Young Person’s Housing Support Mentor Adferiad Recovery
Location: Merthyr Tydfil
Rhan Amser

Young Person’s Housing Support Mentor

Adferiad Recovery delivers a flexible and coordinated response to the exceptional circumstances faced by people with co-occurring mental health and substance use conditions and related issues. Vulnerable people facing complex life challenges need consistent and seamless support to ensure they remain engaged with vital health and wellbeing services – and to prevent them becoming disenfranchised and isolated.

Adferiad Recovery harnesses the talents and experience of long-established and leading Welsh charities CAIS, Hafal and WCADA. Our combined expertise in the fields of substance use, mental health, housing, criminal justice, and employment support enables Adferiad Recovery to meet the needs of our most vulnerable with a single, unified, and comprehensive approach.

Hours: Various – evening and weekend work and to participate in an on-call rota

Salary: £11.00 per hour (only one of these enhancements is paid per any hour)
Sleep-ins £60.00 per night plus additional payments for unsocial hours:
between 22:00 and 08:00; weekends (48 hours); Bank Holidays

Holidays: 25 days per year plus 8 public holidays (pro rata)

Based at: Merthyr Tydfil

Job Purpose:

You will be a part of a staff team of full-time and part time Young People’s Housing Support Mentors fulfilling a rota system ensuring a staff member is always on shift covering a total of 168 hours of support per week.

You will work under the direction of the service manager to deliver support to the clients, providing high quality and effective housing related support to those aged 16-25 within the 24-hour supported housing property. Support will focus on young people’s strengths and goals according to their individual needs, and the goals identified within their plan, and within a framework of reducing harm, achieving tenancy sustainment, and living independently. You will provide support to the young people with their tenancy & accommodation and use person centred approaches to set goals, review and develop care plans that best meets the individual’s needs.

Staff will be expected to be flexible and work across the hours and days of service delivery (7 days per week, 24 hours a day) and will be part of a rota of on-call service for out of hours provision where necessary.

Adferiad Recovery welcomes applications from everyone with the right to work in the UK, and values diversity in the workplace.

All employees are required to act inclusively to encourage, promote, and cultivate our values. (such as rights affirming and cultural diversity).

Working towards becoming a Rights Affirming organisation, we actively encourage applications from people where the Person Specification calls for a particular qualification or experience, we will consider waiving these requirements if an applicant who could not achieve them because of a disability can demonstrate he/she would be capable of performing well in the job and fulfils the criteria in other respects.

We are a living wage employer.

FOR MORE INFORMATION A FULL PERSON SPECIFICATION AND HOW TO APPLY, PLEASE GO TO OUR WEBSITE: http://adferiadrecovery.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=6b661a0e-df6c-4a43-bbaf-672a5da5bc17

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