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Housing/Tenancy related Family Support Practitioner

  • Salary: £21,100
  • Contract/Hours: 12 Month Fixed Term, Full Time, 37 hours per week
  • Location: Across the Swansea area, office is based at Fforestfach, Swansea.

At Swansea Young Families Supporting People they provide housing related support to parents aged between 16 and 25 years old. The project helps vulnerable young parents make a start on living independently as a family. They help them set up home, develop the skills of managing a tenancy, parenting and life skills. The advice and guidance they offer helps young families develop practical skills to manage their tenancy, avoid debt, learn to budget and everything in between. In this role, you really are helping people achieve a safe, stable and secure home and family life.

As a Family Support Practitioner, you'll be: 

  • Supporting families on a 121 basis to provide housing & parenting related support, information, advice & advocacy through home visits (where/when safe do so & in line with Covid Health & Safety Regulations & Policies), working in the community, virtually online and phone.
  • Supporting young families to maximise their income in applying for entitled Welfare Benefits and Grant applications, and with increasing their skills in money management by budgeting and dealing with debt where necessary.
  • Supporting them to achieve their personal goals e.g. going back to education, gaining and sustaining employment etc.

Perks: Annual leave of 29 days (pro-rata) PLUS public holidays, flexible maternity, adoption and paternity packages, annual staff awards, 7% employer contribution pension scheme, employee discount portal with all your favourite brands, check out more on their careers portal. 

Closing Date: 11:59pm – 30/01/2022. If they receive a high number of applications, they may have to close earlier than advertised so get your application in quickly.

For full information and to apply, click here.

If you have any queries please contact Carla Smart on 07973 791 807.