Support Worker

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Nursing / Social Care
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Cardiff
Salary description:
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Posted:
17/10/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Achieve together
Job Ref:
761486760

Are you looking for a job where you can really make a difference?
Ty Coedwig is a brand new service consisting of 14 self-contained flats which will support individuals with Learning Difficulties and Mental Health needs. Having been recently refurbished to our usual very high standard the property awaits it's new occupants who will be equally as excited as we are to welcome you to their NEW staff team.
Situated between Ystrad Mynach and Cross Keys, around 9ml from Newport, this service is also easy accessible from Risca, Blackwood, Abercarn, Caerphilly. Set on a hillside overlooking Blackvein Mountain the views are naturally breath-taking, with a wide range of local activities just a stone's throw away: the People we Support will have unlimited opportunities to explore within their new surroundings.
We are interested in attracting experienced Support Workers or those new to care who are great listeners and enablers, have a good understanding of supporting vulnerable individuals who at times; may become anxious, unsettled or frustrated and display behaviours that challenge. Most of all we are looking for a support team who can see the world through the "eyes" of the fantastic People we Support.
Package description Support Workers
Days and Nights (Full/Part-time and Bank Staff required)
Brynawel, Nr Newport
£8.30pr hr
Main responsibilities The people we support are at the heart of everything we do - they are wonderful individuals and deserve to be treated with respect, dignity and choice. Our main priority, therefore, is to find support workers with values, behaviours and attitudes to match our own.
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Could this be you?
Your duties will be varied and no two days will be the same. You'll be providing support for day-to-day living, such as social activities, sports and hobbies, employment, holidays etc along with support with general household duties such as cooking, cleaning and money management. In some services, you may be required to undertake personal care.
Our services operate 24/7, so you will work in shifts (as allocated by your manager). This means you may need to work early mornings, late evenings, weekends and bank holidays. You may also be required to undertake sleep-in shifts on a rota basis.
Once you click "Apply", you will be directed to our website and asked to create an account. This will only take a few seconds and just requires you to give us your name and an email address, and will allow us to contact you regarding the vacancy. We won't share your details with any agencies or other companies.
Ideal candidate We believe that a successful Support Worker doesn't always have experience, but shares our vision to ensure that 'every moment has potential' for the people we support to learn new skills and to achieve their goals.
Basic numeracy and literacy skills as well as good English are a must.
An NVQ/Diploma L2 or 3 in Health and Social Care and some experience in care work would be an added bonus, but we have a fantastic in-house training team who can help you along if you are taking your first steps in your career as a support worker.
Above all you need to be kind, caring and ready to work as a team to ensure that our services are comfortable, happy, fulfilling and safe places to live.
About the company We are a leading provider of care and support for adults with learning disabilities and associated complex needs, including autistic spectrum conditions, mental health needs, challenging behaviour, profound and multiple learning disabilities and epilepsy.
The people we support live in homely, family-like residences, and are encouraged to participate fully in the local community.
CMG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the people we support, adults and children, and expect all staff to share this commitment.
Why work for CMG?
In addition to your salary, our benefits package includes:

* a pension scheme
* paid annual leave (28 days including bank holidays, rising to 30 days after 1 year)
* reward/recognition schemes
* a generous staff discount and benefits scheme
* excellent opportunities for career progression
* the option to increase your earnings with overtime
* a 10p per hour salary increment on your first and second service anniversaries

Company Description

Closing Date:
14/11/2019

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