Support Assistant

Support Assistant

Newtown or Llandrindod Wells

£19,620 / Permanent / Full Time

Reference: WS-1954

A Cardiff based charity dedicated to overcoming homelessness in Wales is setting up a new service in Powys for young people aged 16+ and we’re recruiting passionate, talented and tenacious people to join them at this exciting time.

Could you commit to supporting young people and reducing homelessness in Wales? 

You could have experience already or be looking for a new opportunity. You would receive a thorough induction into the service, as well as in-house training and ongoing support and supervision.

Your role would involve:

  • Engaging with those we support, at every opportunity, in order to build trusting and respectful relationships with them. Get to know the individual, their strengths and challenges, and how the whole team can support them most effectively.
  • Providing support flexibly to ensure maximum chance of each individual engaging in the support available.

We are looking to recruit flexible, resilient, enthusiastic team players who can engage with those we support, enabling them to achieve their goals.

Location: Llandrindod Wells or Newtown (both close to the town centre) applicants can express a preference for location

Contract: Full-time, Permanent 

Hours: 47hrs per week Full Time 

47 hours per week. Two night shifts (4.45pm-9.45am) plus two day shifts (9.30am-5pm) per week. The night shift includes a sleep-in element from 11:30 p.m.- 8a.m.

Salary: £19,620 per annum (Full Time)

A Day Shift (9.30 – 17.00) is 7 hours paid plus a half hour unpaid break.

A night Shift (16.45 – 09.45) is split as follows;

16.45 – 23.00 6.25 hour paid

23.00 – 23.30 0.5 hour unpaid break (the time can be flexible on this)

23.30 – 08.00 Sleep in Element

08.00 – 09.45 1.75 hour paid

Salary: £19,620.00 per year

If you think that you might be a good fit for this exciting role then please get in touch immediately as the client are looking to fill this role quickly. Email your most up to date CV to or call 01584 877 677 to speak with Julia Hughes.

Whether you’re seeking a new permanent position or temporary assignment you’ll find us friendly and professional. Located in central Ludlow, Shropshire we focus on jobs in the West Midlands and UK-wide. Working Solutions has been established for 26 years and with the best jobs around we are an independent agency working hard for you.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful however, we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.



How to apply:

Please contact Julia Hughes - Senior Recruitment Consultant


T: 01584 877677

Reference: WS-1954