About us Current vacancies OSDA70 - Support Assistant - Merthyr Refuge Llamau is daring to imagine a world without homelessness – will you help us to create it? Llamau’s mission is to end youth homelessness and homelessness for women in Wales. It’s a big ambition and to some people it might seem impossible, but we know that if we all work together, homelessness genuinely doesn’t have to exist. This is an exciting opportunity to join Llamau’s Domestic Abuse Services, working as a support assistant in 24hr refuge provision. You will play an integral role in providing a safe and secure environment for women and children in refuge, working with them to rebuild their lives free from abuse. This role works both alongside support workers and lone working, ensuring the 24hr provision and security of the project. Llamau Women’s Services is an established, and supportive team, and looks forward to welcoming a new colleague who is committed to supporting women and their children to build on their strengths, and achieve positive outcomes. This post is exempt from the Equalities Act, and is for female applicant only. Reference: OSDA70 Salary: £9,810 per annum Contract: Part Time, Permanent Working Hours: Part Time working hours are 23.5 hours per week. Working a shift pattern including 1 x night shift (4.45pm-9.45am)and 1 x day shift (9.30am-5pm) per week. Between 11.30pm and 7am can be sleeping hours as long as the project is settled, otherwise it would be expected that these would be waking hours, as needed to support and safeguard our young people. Flexibility is required to work outside of these hours to attend team meetings, support & supervisions and training. JOB DESCRIPTION AND PERSON SPECIFICATION APPLICATION FORM You can read our Guidance Notes on completing your application here. Please send your completed application to [email protected] by midday on Friday 8th October 2021.