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GDAS – Outreach Support Worker

Outreach Support WorkerReports To: GDAS Complex Needs Service ManagerGrade/ Salary £25,000 per annum, pro rataLocation: Pontypool, but will work across Torfaen and may be required to work in other GDAS locationsHours: Full Time, 35 hours per week. Some weekend and evening work may be required.Contract: Fixed term, until 31st March 2024The Complex Needs team provides the support needed to  prevent people with substance use and other complex needs from becoming homeless, stabilising their housing situation, or helps potentially homeless people to find and keep accommodation.  It supports vulnerable people to address multiple complex needs such as debt, employment, tenancy management, substance misuse, violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence and mental health issues. Support is person centred, aimed at supporting people to secure and maintain sustainable housing by addressing the mental health and substance misuse or other problems they face, helping to improve their health and well-being and/or helping them progress into, or nearer to, a job or training opportunity based on their specific circumstances.Role Purpose:Under supervision of the Complex Needs Service Manager, the post holder will work as part of the multi-disciplinary outreach team to support the delivery of recovery care plans for clients with a range of mental health, substance misuse presentations and housing needs in the community and facilitating appointments in the community and signposting. This will include targeted wrap around substance misuse support that seeks to prevent homelessness and maintain accommodation. They will be vital in liaising with professionals; ensuring substance misuse and other appointments are flexible to need and providing harm reduction advice, brief interventions and signposting into voluntary and statutory substance misuse services according to need.  They will have working knowledge and experience of both drug and alcohol detoxification and treatment programmes with an understanding of holistic aspects of care. They will have experience with service users who have mental health and co-occurring substance misuse difficulties to provide the speediest, most effective facilitation to connect with the services they may need.Job Description

GDAS Complex Needs Service Manager (Fixed Term)

Complex Needs Service ManagerLocation: Base TBC, but covering GwentHours: Full time, 35 hours per week. Weekend and evening work required, as neededSalary: £34,000Contract: 12 months fixed term maternity coverAbout GDAS Complex Needs ServiceThe GDAS Complex Needs Team is made up of a staff team of 11 who work across Gwent providing crisis support, harm reduction and recovery services to people with complex needs including dual diagnosis, homelessness and housing needs, DV, neurodiversity and sex work. The Complex Needs Manager is responsible for the line management of the complex needs team leader and up to 6 frontline complex needs workers.The service is partly funded through ABUHB, WG and HSG grants from Newport, Caerphilly, Torfaen and Monmouthshire.Role Purpose:Responsible for developing, delivering and evaluating the service in line with the service specification and Commissioner/Stakeholder needs.Ensure that all services are delivered in line with GDAS Operational Policies and procedures, that interventions are safe, undertaken to a high standard and informed by up-to-date practiceOversee that quality services are delivered to substance using service users, ensuring that high professional standards are maintained, output targets achieved, and that the service works within established administrative and reporting procedures.Job Description

Welfare Benefits Advisor

Welfare Benefits AdvisorSalary: £21,269 – £23,484 pro rota, per annum depending on experienceContract Type: 12 Month Fixed-Term DBS: Enhanced DBS required with Adult Barring CheckHours: Full or part-time flexible hours available per week          Employed by: Carers Trust Crossroads West Wales          Location: Home, office or hybrid working with travel throughout CarmarthenshireWe have an exciting opportunity here in CTCWW as Welfare Benefits Advisor to help contribute to the reduction of poverty & maximisation of income for carers and their families throughout Carmarthenshire.Deadline for applications is 5:00 PM, Friday, 20th of October 2023. Important: We are unable to accept CVs for this role. For an application pack, please visit our website at Email your completed Application form to 

Facilities Assistant 2 (20hpw), Nairn Academy – HGH14951

Job Description Post Title: Facilities Assistant 2 Location: Nairn AcademyHours: 20 hours per week (Hours worked late afternoon/early evening)Duration: PermanentSalary: £12,438 – £13,780 per annum Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale. This post will be covering the Nairn ASG area. Contact Person: Mike Kendrick, Tel: 07788 387593 Job Purpose: […]

Customer Services Executive

We’re looking for a Customer Services Executive (know internally as Supporter Care Executive) to join our team Salary: £26,109 Base: Central Edinburgh Hours: Full time and permanent. 35 hours a week over core working hours of 10am – 3pm, Monday to Friday, with a one-hour lunch break (every fifth week, working one day of 11am […]

National Influencing Officer

Closing date: 8th OctoberLocation: This role would be covering Wales. You will ideally be living in Wales OR be comfortable with travelling to Wales on frequent occasions.Application Process: Please ensure you apply with your most updated CV and a supporting statement on why you believe you would be the most suitable individual for this position.We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.Are you a policy or public affairs professional looking for a new opportunity? Would you like to play a key part in influencing national decision makers across Wales to drive major, positive change in the dementia policy space?Then this could be the role for you!Sitting within our National Influencing team, you will be part of a growing team, committed in bringing innovative, engaging, collaborative, and evidence-based influencing work.You’d be ensuring that political stakeholders are acting on the biggest issues affecting people living with dementia, working closely with other teams to ensure our work is integrated locally and nationally.While this role is predominantly focused on delivering national influencing activity in Wales through engagement with MSs and other significant national stakeholders, you’ll also be part of a fluid and flexible team that operates across boundaries and supports with our political work.Alzheimer's Society have recently been named on the Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023! We have achieved excellent scores for workplace happiness, pride, and job satisfaction. This is a fantastic achievement and we're incredibly proud as this is fantastic indication of how far we’ve travelled over the past few years. We would love to welcome more outstanding people to join our exciting journey to make the greatest difference for people affected by dementia.About youBe motivated, ambitious, curious and naturally collaborative person.Comfortable to challenge the status quo.Ideally have a keen interest in politics and campaigningExperience in working on the delivery of political or policy influencing strategies.Ability to engage others politically, sharing your analysis, opinions, evidence and insight to inspire national politicians and decisionmakers to take action and improve the lives of people affected by dementia.Able to identify the action that’s needed to prioritise dementia nationally, working with colleagues to plan, budget, and gather evidence to underpin all the work we do.This role will include working closely with teams across Alzheimer’s Society and ensuring that the insight of people living with and affected by dementia is at the heart of all our political and Parliamentary engagement.Person specificationExcellent communication skills, both verbal and written.Work collaboratively and be able to prioritise your workload effectively and remain solutions focussed.Strong interpersonal and interpretation skills.Excellent organisational and timekeeping skills.Excellent attention to detail.Be a team player, supporting colleagues when there are deadlines and know when to ask for help.Be a self-starter and incredibly motivated.About Alzheimer's SocietyAt Alzheimer's Society, we believe passionately that life doesn't end when dementia begins. We are here for anyone affected by dementia, and we do everything we can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most. Everything we do is shaped by people affected by dementia. Their knowledge and experience are critical to bringing about real-world solutions. From choosing the most promising research through to telling their stories to raise awareness; they are the heart of this organisation. Our Values    We are Determined to make a difference when and where it matters most, by being passionate, focussed and making a lasting impact for people affected by dementia.Every one of us is a Trusted expert, listening, learning and using evidence and experience. We are Better together by being open, combining our strengths, helping us to achieve more together. We are Compassionate, we are kind and honest, and we don’t shy away from challenges.Through our values we will make the greatest difference for people affected by dementia.Equal Opportunities We want everyone we work with, as a colleague, volunteer, supporter, or someone we support, to feel included and that they belong at Alzheimer's Society.We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. During your recruitment process we want to make sure that you bring your whole self and be at your best.

Helplines Adviser Advocates

Helpline Adviser Advocate Salary: £24,410 – £28,627Location: Remote working:Cardiff Office and home workingHours of work: Fulltime/part time (working as part of a rota system covering helplines which are open 7 days a week 8am-midnight)Holidays: 25 days per annum (FTE and pro rata for part time workers)Probationary period: 6 monthsPosition: Permanent (subject to funding)Responsible to: Helplines Operations Manager Vision:ProMo-Cymru works to ensure young people and communities are informed, engaged, connected and heard.How We Work:We work collaboratively to make links between people and services using creativity and digital technology. Supporting the third and public sectors to imagine, test and create better services. ProMo works with communities through communications, advocacy, cultural engagement, digital and media production. Our work is informed by over 20 years of delivering digital youth information projects. We share this knowledge through training and consultancy, forming long term partnerships to benefit people and organisations. ProMo is a registered charity and social enterprise; our profits are invested back into our community projects.Job Description

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