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Youth Housing Support Worker (Aberystwyth) (100486)


Youth Housing Support Worker (Aberystwyth)

We are holding an assessment day on 18th August 2022 from 10am to 3pm in Aberystwyth. Contact us for more details!

Appointment Type
Job Category
Care and Support
24 - 37.5 hours per week
20,475 per annum (Grade B)
Assessment Date
Thursday,18th August 2022
Closing Date
Ref No

Job Advert

£10.50 per hour

£20,475 per annum pro rata

£11.76 Overtime rate


We are looking for compassionate support workers to provide non-judgmental support to young people who may have issues around drug or alcohol misuse, mental health diagnosis and poor motivation. In this role, you will deliver a housing related support service for young people who may have experienced neglect, abuse, trauma and homelessness in line with the Housing Support Grant guidelines.

Support workers provide regular support sessions to service users to review progress and relevance of risk assessment and support plans and update accordingly.

To ensure that all relevant information is shared with colleagues within the Team and external agencies as appropriate.

You will work closely with other organisations, making appropriate referrals for specialist support to help young people prosper and have a meaningful future.


Castell provides support 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. Shifts are a mixture of early, late and waking nights. Full and Part time positions available. Night shift only contracts will be considered.


Castell Ventures like to get to know our future employees and for you to get to know us before committing to a permanent role. You will have the opportunity to meet potential future colleagues that, if successful, you will attend induction training together. We will guide you through several work-based activities to enable you to get a full understanding of what the Castell Ventures Support worker role entails. Therefore, following an initial telephone interview, all candidates will be invited to attend an Assessment Day. Our Assessment Days take place in either Ewloe or Aberystwyth from 10:00 – 15:00.


The next Assessment Day will take place on:

18th August 2022

Starting at 10:00

Finishing at 15:00

Successful candidates will be invited to join our induction cohort commencing on:

5th September at Ty Draig, St David’s Business Park, Ewloe, subject to satisfactory references and Right to Work checks.


As a Support Worker with us, you will have a highly rewarding career and be an integral part of our team.


What we also offer in return:

  • Pay rate of £10.50 per hour 
  • Overtime opportunities at overtime rate of £11.76 per hour 
  • Bank Holiday overtime pay rate of time and a half 
  • Full induction and role specific training before you start your job 
  • Funded opportunity to gain QCF Level 2 in Health & Social Care
  • Annual training programme and opportunities for progression
  • Mobile phone provided for work 
  • Annual leave of 29 days (pro rata including Bank Holidays) 
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Financial support towards dental, optical & medical treatments 
  • 24/7 Counselling support 
  • Enhanced Sick pay * 
  • Critical illness insurance* 

*after a qualifying period of employment, and successfully passing probation 


Closing date: Monday, 15th August 2022 at 5pm

Assessment date: Thursday, 18th August 2022

Start date: 5th September 2022