Please email your CV together with a cover letter to Amanda Parry, Executive Director – HR Services,
Goleudy is a charity that prevents homelessness by providing housing, creating opportunities, and tackling poverty and social exclusion. Our job is to improve the lives of people who are threatened with, or experience homelessness, a housing crisis, or mental health (MH) issues and trauma.
We have been operating for 47 years and cover 4 local authority areas.
Our approach to supporting staff is compassionate and flexible, and we take pride in the friendly, strong team ethos in all of our projects
Goleudy’s mental health and substance misuse support teams provide a unique service for individuals living with or recovering from mental health issues who are Care managed. We also have a team in supported accommodation that supports people who have experienced homelessness and substance misuse. At our Willow (registered with the Care Inspectorate Wales) and ROADS projects, we offer safe and secure accommodation with support tailored to the needs of the individual.
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.
As a mental health and substance misuse support worker, you will assist clients with:
Maintaining a tenancy
Budgeting and Benefit Entitlement
Daily living skills
Managing emotional, mental and physical health
Managing medication (in Willow Project)
Employment / Volunteering / Educational opportunities
Support networks/ relationships
Positive attitude towards personal resilience and working with people who face multiple disadvantages/exclusions
Organised with excellent time management skills and able to work flexibly across several project types and client groups
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to understand and explain complex issues succinctly to clients, colleagues, and managers
Knowledge or background of working with people in mental health, housing, support, social care, health, education or other voluntary sector settings.
Interest in mental health, substance use, criminal justice, housing-related support services and the wider social issues of homelessness, health, and benefit/welfare system.
Understanding of the legislation governing GDPR, health and safety and safeguarding.