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Support Worker - "Cardiff East"

Part Time
Job Sector:
Nursing / Social Care
South Wales
Salary description:
Excellent rate of pay
Start Date:
17.09.18 Or 11.10.18
ND Care and Support Limited
Job Ref:

New Directions Care and Support are looking to recruit Support Workers across Cardiff East Area

Overview of Job Role:

  • As a support worker for New Directions you will be supporting individuals within their own homes or the community.
  • Promoting independence, encouragement and individual's wellbeing.
  • Developing and maintaining professional working relationships with the individuals we support and their families.
  • Following New Directions Policies and Procedures at all times.

Essential Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work on own initiative or part of a team
  • Passionate in supporting adults with learning disabilities
  • Ability to communicate with people on all levels
  • Primarily working in the Cardiff East area, but available to work in other areas of Cardiff.
  • Motivated towards making a positive difference to individuals lives, enabling them to meet their personal goals and aspirations
  • flexibility and reliability is essential in order to maintain consistency for the individuals we support
  • Ability to complete paperwork
  • Must be available to attend induction training and update training (1 week)
  • Car Driver with use of own vehicle with business use
  • Ability to deliver personal care, whilst providing privacy, dignity and respect at all times
  • Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities
  • available to work weekends )(at least every other)

Desirable Requirements:

  • Previous experience of working with adults with challenging behaviour
  • QCF level 2 in Health and Social Care
  • Enhanced Adult and Child DBS - Portable

In return for your commitment we offer you :

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Opportunities to achieve ongoing QCF in Health & Social Care
  • Opportunities to progress within the sector – we value your life long career
  • Flexible working hours
  • A comprehensive induction and training programme
  • 24hr support, 7 days a week

If successful;

  • Applicants are required to provide a full enhanced DBS Disclosure; the cost is to be met by the applicant.
  • Applicants are required to attend our induction course (dates to be confirmed upon offer of appointment)

If you would like to discuss our vacancy further, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We look forward to hearing from you

Company Description

ND Care and Support Limited is a care provider based in Wales. We provide a comprehensive range of care services to individuals within their homes and their local communities.

We provide care services to a wide variety of people with differing support needs. Our staff work with some of the most vulnerable members of society ranging from children and adults with a learning disability and people with mental health issues to older people who require personal or palliative care.

We have three ND Care branches located in Abertillery, Cardiff and Crosshands, West Wales.

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