Cadwyn is a community housing association based in Cardiff. We are a diverse business with experience in social housing management and development, social lettings, market lets and sales, commercial regeneration and an amazing recycling project.
Nightingale House is our 26 bed hostel for families who are homeless and we are looking to add to our pool of Relief Workers who provide cover for staff holidays and training at Nightingale House.
The team provides support for families to prepare them in securing and maintaining a tenancy. Relief workers are the first point of contact for families living in the hostel, and are responsible for maintaining a safe, clean and secure environment.
Shifts will be offered as and when required.
What we need:
Someone who has empathy towards the different needs and emotions that families can feel while living in the hostel, is proactive and willing to get ‘stuck in’. The ability to remain calm under pressure is vital. The ideal candidate will be be able to perform tasks to a high standard during day and/or night time hours.
Essential skills, knowledge and experience:
Experience of Outlook, Word and Excel (to a basic standard)Experience of ad hoc support and managing risk issues, such as child protection and domestic abuseUnderstanding the needs of families who are homelessExperience of working in a teamAn awareness of health and safety in the workplace
No candidate will meet every single desired criteria. If your experience and skills look a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to this role to help us make a difference, we’d love to hear from you.
Other useful information:
Please click link to download the job description – Relief Worker JD.docxPlease click link to download the person specification – Relief Worker Person Spec.docxPlease click link to download information on how to complete your application – Guidance notes for completing an application.docxPlease click link to download Cadwyn’s values – cadwyn values square.pdfClosing date: 5.00pm Monday 22nd January 2024Interviews: tbcOther: an enhanced DBS check will be required for this position
Want to find out more? Please get in touch with Tracey Wheeler, Day Team Leader via email email@example.com
Please note that once you begin your application you will not be able to save your progress and return to this at a later date. We therefore recommend you have your CV and covering letter (outlining how you meet the requirements of the role) prepared prior to starting the process as you will be required to attach these. You will also be asked for your personal details and equality information as part of the application process.
If you have any questions please contact the HR Team via firstname.lastname@example.org, we’re delighted that you’re interested in joining Cadwyn and wish you the very best of luck with your application.
Cadwyn is committed to the Principles of Equal Opportunities, Tenant Participation, Professionalism, Openness and Accessibility and welcomes applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, colour, disability, ethnic or national origins, marital or parental status, nationality, political belief, race, religion or sexual orientation.
All Black, Asian and ethnically diverse applicants, LGBTQ+ applicants, candidates with disabilities and tenants who meet the minimum requirements of the job as set out in the Job Description and Person Specification will be guaranteed an interview.