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Support Worker (Through Age) Level 3 – Substance Misuse

Closing date: 01/10/2023

Reference: REQ104904

37 hours / Fixed-Term

24,496 - 26,357 *

Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Have you considered working in Substance Misuse? We are looking to expand our service and need enthusiastic, progressive flexible team players.

Join our hard-working, friendly and supportive Substance Misuse Team and experience the genuine difference you can make. We are currently recruiting a Team Support Worker – Level 3 to join our team based at Canalfon Rheidol. This vacancy is fixed term until 31/03/2025.

About the role

You will be part of the Ceredigion County Council Through Age Service Substance Misuse Team working directly with Substance Misuse Social Workers.

You will aim to promote independence and social inclusion to ensure service users are engaged with generic services.

You will help people engage with services to prevent homelessness, manage tenancies and live independently.

You will assist individuals to engage in activities arranged by the Substance Misuse Social Worker and assist in on-going assessment and care planning.

You will provide support to service users currently allocated to the Substance Misuse Social Worker.

For an informal discussion please contact John Callow on John.Callow@ceredigion.gov.uk

Job Description and Person Specification 

Note: We reserve the right to change the application window so that it closes earlier or later than currently advertised.

Safeguarding adults at risk is a key priority for us. We aim to support children, young people and adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be and acknowledge they have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Porth Cynnal – Specialist Through Age Services

Porth Cynnal provides intensive and specialist through-age assessment, care planning and review for those in need of longer term or complex care and support including quality assurance checks court and statutory interventions.

The service consists of the following teams:

  • Planned Care: Adults and Children’s Care and Support and Statutory Interventions’ Teams
  • Extended Support: Adult and Children’s Disability Team & Mental Capacity Specialist Support Team
  • Substance Misuse: Substance Misuse Team, Youth Justice Statutory Team and IFSS/Edge of Care Team
  • Mental Wellbeing: Mental Health and AMHP Team, School Counselling Team
  • Safeguarding & Quality Improvement:  Adult and Children’s Safeguarding Team, Independent Reviewing and Quality Assurance Team
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