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Care Support Worker

Contract:
Permanent, Temp to Perm, Contract, Temporary
Category:
Part Time, Full Time
Job Sector:
Nursing / Social Care
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Cardiff, Vale of Glamorgan
Salary description:
£7.85 - £9.20 Depending on Qualification and Experience
Posted:
01/11/2018
Start Date:
10/11/2018
Recruiter:
Gofal Cymru Care
Job Ref:
SW-01/1018

Care Support Worker
Cardiff or Barry

The role is to work as part of a team providing care and support to individuals with learning disabilities and / or mental health needs within one of our small (maximum six bed) care homes in Cardiff or Barry.

You will support them going about their daily lives, providing personal care where necessary and promoting their independence, enabling them to achieve their goals.

Description:

  • Assisting individuals where necessary with their personal care needs, including eating, washing / bathing, toileting needs, dressing and undressing, mobility and transport, etc.
  • Helping the individuals in our care to make their own choices and supporting them to carry out activities.
  • Acting as an advocate promoting individuals’ wellbeing, safety and quality of life.
  • Supporting individuals out in the community to access education, community and leisure activities as appropriate.
  • Keeping appropriate records in line with company policies.
  • Participating in team meetings and house meetings.
  • Attending any training courses required and work towards agreed objectives to develop your own skills and experience.
  • Cleaning duties as part of the team, undertaking any general domestic chores, or supporting individuals to carry out such duties.
  • Helping with menu planning, shopping and cooking for the home as part of the staff team.
  • Administering medication to individuals following appropriate training and in line with company procedures.
  • Following care and management guidelines and reporting back as necessary.
  • Acting in accordance with company policies and procedures.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties and you may be required to undertake other duties which fall within the grade of the job, in discussion with the care home manager;

At all times you will be expected to treat individuals and other staff members with respect and promote the companies values and ethos which includes a commitment to equality and respect for cultural diversity.

Apply online today or email your CV to recruitment@gofalcymrucare.com

Company Description

Gofal Cymru Care provides quality care and support for younger adults with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs. We are looking for enthusiastic people to join our team working in our care homes in Cardiff or Barry. Successful applicants will be required to support service users in all aspects of daily living activities within the care home and in the community.

The successful candidates will be enthusiastic to make a difference to people’s lives, be able to use their initiative to make decisions and take responsibility for their actions. You will be an integral part of a team, focused on ensuring the health and well-being of individuals we care for and support are at the heart of everything we do.

Closing Date:
12/11/2018

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