At Goleudy, our charity provides supported housing and assists individuals in maintaining private accommodation. This means we have Swansea housing jobs and supported housing jobs available on our job board.
Preventing homelessness and its harmful cycles is at the core of our charitable purpose. Our clients are often part of a family unit that needs support in order to maintain their stable tenancy. As such, if you’re looking for family housing jobs in Swansea, Goleudy will be a great place to work.
Goleudy operates a number of supported housing projects in Swansea and South Wales. You can read more about the supported housing projects on our website here. For example, our Willow project provides a unique service of 24-hour supported accommodation for individuals living with or recovering from mental health difficulties who are care managed. Located in Swansea.
Supported Housing Job Swansea example job description.
Our supported housing jobs are varied. An example job description for the supported housing job is:
· Provide high-quality and effective housing-related support that focuses on strengths and goals within a framework of moving forward, reducing harm and achieving tenancy sustainment.
· Assist clients with medication and PRN as per Medication Policy and Procedure.
· Manage a client caseload; complete risk assessments, and offer practical advice and advocacy.
· Participate in rota/shifts and assist in the day-to-day running of a busy project, completing daily, weekly and monthly tasks as allocated by the Operations Manager.
· Record, monitor and review client progress against planned outcomes.
· Negotiate with stakeholders’ access to essential services and tenancy options.
· Liaise with relevant services and social services with regard to accessing additional support.
· Encourage clients to participate and integrate into their local community including access to employment, training, leisure and other universal services where appropriate.
· Contribute to an effective team approach in meeting project requirements and competing demands.
· Practice homeless prevention, tenancy sustainment, psychologically informed approaches, Solution Focus Practice, harm reduction, and co-production (client choice, voice and control).
Key performance indicators
a) Sign up to Goleudy values and expected standards of behaviours as set out in the Code of Conduct.
b) Adhere to Social Care Wales Code of Practice for Social Care.
c) Provide high-quality support in line with the Goleudy model and expectations of the Welsh Government and local authority commissioners.
d) Clients achieve long-term tenancy sustainment and recovery from homelessness.
e) Complete all paperwork and client records to the required standards including assessments, support planning goals and risk management plans.
f) Adhere to all Corporate, Finance, HR and Operational guidelines & organisational policy frameworks and procedures including GDPR, Health & Safety and Safeguarding.
Key contacts and stakeholders
· Project staff & contractors
· Line manager
· Operational managers
· Central services managers
· Executive Leadership Team
· Policy organisations (Cymorth Cymru)
· Partner agencies (Landlord, Health/Social Services, Housing, Welfare, Criminal Justice,
· Commissioners (Welsh Government, Local Authority, Health Board)
· Regulators (Care Inspectorate Wales, Rent Smart Wales)
Health & Safety
· Strict adherence to all aspects of Health & Safety obligations specified in client, lone working, fire, premises, COVID-19 and other service-specific risk assessments and procedures, including medication.
· Timely completion of Health & Safety checks/tasks/processes as delegated by the Operations Manager, with issues or concerns reported and acted upon without delay (including out-of-hours).
· Diligently reporting any incidents, accidents or other Health and Safety issues as per policy and procedure.
· Adherence to All Wales Safeguarding Procedures.
· Ability to commit to a flexible service delivery that may include evening and weekend work.
· Apply the organisational values to every aspect of the role at all times.
· Be aware of and adhere to organisational policies at all times.
· Take part in progress/performance reviews throughout the year.
· Cooperate with other organisational departments.
· Attend training courses and complete training modules as required to meet the requirements of the post.
· Take responsibility for own personal development, seeking out opportunities to learn new skills.
· In addition to the duties and responsibilities outlined, you must be prepared to undertake such additional duties that may result from changing circumstances, but which may not of necessity change the general character or level of responsibility to the post.
· Adhere to the organisation’s no smoking / vaping policy for staff at all its premises
Swansea local authority discusses supported housing on its website on this page. Supported housing projects are not treated as long-term places to live, but will be somewhere you can stay whilst you learn the skills to deal with the responsibilities of having your own place. Most supported housing projects in Swansea will have a commitment from the council and the local housing associations to help find permanent housing when you are ready to move out of supported housing. Goleudy would be a great alternative if you are housing association jobs in Swansea.
The role of supported housing jobs in Swansea may be responsible for helping clients who are:
a young person
an older person
experiencing domestic abuse
someone with mental health or learning disabilities
needing support for alcohol or drug addiction
someone with a history of offending
The support Goleudy provides may continue after the client leaves supported housing and assist the individual to maintain their independence. As such we employ individuals with a background in social services. If your looking for social work jobs in Swansea it is well worth browsing Goleudy’s current vacancies.
Swansea is a beautiful city with some lovely coastal housing. This property investment website quotes that coastal housing prices have increased by 38% and are 17% higher than the UK average. The coastal housing price increase has increased the financial pressure on families and individuals. Our coastal housing jobs in Swansea can help and advise families and individuals and prevent homelessness caused by the rising cost of living and the rising cost of coastal housing.
As well as having supported housing jobs in Swansea, Goleudy also operates projects in:
Neath Port Talbot
We have housing jobs in south Wales advertised on our website. See the links above for Supported housing job vacancies in South Wales.
We do have current housing jobs and supported housing jobs available in Swansea and south Wales. A recent successful applicant said:
“I was looking for supported housing jobs near me when I found Goleudy’s website. There were a number of vacancies in Swansea. I was particularly interested in the Paxton Street hostel as it is near me. I applied for both the Team Leader and Support Worker positions. I was successful in getting a job as a support worker in supported housing and I am working towards getting enough experience for a team leader position.”
Gleudy manages and maintains a significant number of properties in Swansea and South Wales. As such we have often have housing officer jobs in Swansea and property manager jobs in Swansea advertised on our website.
Property manager / Housing office Swansea job description.
Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Property Manager/housing officer will be responsible for managing all aspects of Goleudy’s relatively small property portfolio, both owned and leased.
The Property Manager/housing officer will be a hands-on role, effectively managing our properties to ensure that the organisation’s portfolio, housing, project and office space, contribute to the Charity’s aims. This will mean ensuring the properties are safe, well-maintained, and fully compliant with legal and contractual obligations. The Property Manager/housing officer will also carry out Housing Management duties for our residential projects, including managing voids, rent collection and contracts.
The post holder will pay close attention to Health and Safety, and will maintain excellent
relationships with internal and external stakeholders and will be passionate about the positive
impact good quality housing can play in ending the cycle of homelessness.
The Property Manager/housing officerSwansea is an important position that contributes significantly to the Charity’s operations. This is an exciting and varied role requiring initiative and autonomy within a small but growing team.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES of the Property Manager/housing officer
1. To lead all aspects of the Charity’s Property function.
2. To provide assurance, at all times, that the properties we use are fully compliant with relevant contractual, policy, regulatory and legislative requirements (e.g. first-aiders, fire safety, electrical, gas, asbestos, PAT testing and legionella, etc)
3. To effectively plan, project-manage, procure, and deliver property maintenance (including security, cleaning and landscaping) within agreed targets.
4. To contribute to the redevelopment and transformation of our property in accordance with the principles of ‘Psychologically Informed Environments’, collaborating with both internal and external stakeholders and partners.
5. To contribute towards making our spaces more environmentally sustainable.
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