Please email your CV together with a cover letter to Amanda Parry, Executive Director – HR Services,
We have an exciting opportunity in our Communities Team, covering three main areas, The Connect Project, Swansea Community Fridge, and Community Development work.
Connect is a member-led day service supporting people who have mental health and/or sensory impairment support needs. The key aim of the service is to provide a programme of activities that support members to build/maintain positive relationships and a sense of purpose, promote well-being, and help combat social isolation. In Connect, we aim to increase social inclusion in the community and assist members in making informed choices, enable people to work towards greater independence and live as fulfilled lives as possible,
The Community Fridge is a community resource, which receives donations of surplus food from commercial and community donors and diverts it from landfill sites, redistributing it to the local community to help address food insecurity. You will be part of a team responsible for the day-to-day delivery of the Community Fridge and other food hub services such as pop-up events.
Community Development: we are looking to develop new services to better meet the needs of our service users and members. This may include networking with other local organisations, hosting pop-up events, arranging workshops and other activities for our members, and collaborative working with organisations to provide services.
Positive attitude towards working with people who face multiple disadvantages/exclusions.
Ability to work in a busy environment and lone work in the community.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to adhere to policy framework in day-to-day practice.
Willingness to undertake training to achieve Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene.
Knowledge or background of working with people in a housing, support, social care, health, education, or other voluntary sector setting.
Interest in community services and the wider social issues of homelessness, health, mental health and food insecurity.
Understanding of the legislation governing GDPR, health and safety and safeguarding.
Interest in support services for people with health/mental health issues, benefits/welfare issues, with the aim of promoting independence.
Possession of full driving licence.
Car owner with business cover (desirable)
Ability to undertake manual handling tasks.
Goleudy is a charity that aims to prevent homelessness by providing housing, creating opportunities, and tackling poverty and social exclusion. Our job is to improve people's lives threatened with or experiencing homelessness, a housing crisis, mental health issues, and trauma. We have been operating for 47 years and cover four local authority areas. We take pride in our projects' friendly, strong team ethos.
The Benefits you will receive when working for Goleudy:
26 days annual leave with incremental rises taking you to 33 days by year 4, in addition to UK bank holidays.
Non-contributory Healthcare Cash Plan.
Contributory Pension Scheme.
Group Life Assurance Policy.
Paid mileage when driving for work purposes.
Learning and Development Opportunities.
Colleague Referral Scheme.
How to Apply:
Applications are invited from those with the required skills and experience and looking to make a real difference; please email your CV together with a cover letter to Amanda Parry, HR Services, firstname.lastname@example.org