Support Worker

We are currently recruiting support workers for the following positions in Merthyr

  • support workers to work days
  • support workers to work night shifts

Our Support Workers work as part of a team, assisting and enabling the people we support within their home and in the community. The role will support people with every aspect of daily living such as personal care, meal preparation, check in service and domestic duties.

£9.03 per hour, £9.03 travelling time and 20p per mile mileage.

Full training provided. It is a bonus if applicants have experience within the care sector but it is not necessary as full training is provided.

If applicants have an NVQ/Diploma Level 2 in health and social care it is a bonus but not a requirement as those without the qualification will be enrolled to do the QCF course.

Skills/Abilities

Some of the skills that we require our Support Workers to have are as follows;

Able to support individuals in a way which demonstrates an outworking of the Principle of Personal Value

An ability to work well under pressure

Able to effectively represent the needs and wishes of each person being supported and to encourage them to advocate on their own behalf

Good listening and communication skills, both written and oral

Able to write clear, accurate records

Ability to use initiative; make decisions; respond appropriately in an emergency

Able to work well within a team.

The individuals we support are the heart of everything we do, we always treat each person with dignity and respect. So, it is our main priority to find Support Workers with the same values and behaviour as our own.

Personal Qualities

Respects the expressed choices of each person being supported

Demonstrates a mature, responsible attitude

Friendly with a sense of humour

Patient, helps people we support to understand and to choose

Uses appropriate coping mechanisms to manage stress and personal emotions

Able to maintain confidentiality

Willing to learn

Flexible; welcomes change which improves service quality as a learning opportunity

Organised, reliable and punctual.

Available for flexible work patterns including evening, weekends and nights as required.

About us

We have 20 years experience in the Home Care Sector and we are governed and regulated by the CSSIW. Our aim is to ensure all our care is bespoke to ensure everyone’s needs are met and to ensure that individuals live an independent life, whilst staying in your own home. We are the registered to provide care services to the elderly, elderly frail. Specialising in people with a form of Dementia, people with a Learning Disability, people with a Mental Health Illness, people who substance mis-use and Palliative care. We are on the preferred providers list for RCT Social Services and work very closely with Age UK, Alzheimer’s Society, Social Services, Community Links and British Red Cross.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Salary: £9.03 /hour

Experience:

  • Support Environment: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Driving License (Preferred)
  • NVQ Level 2 Health & Social Care (Preferred)

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