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Female Support Worker - Learning Disabilities

  • Location:

    Blaenau Gwent

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £8.72 - £8.89 per hour, Benefits: Flexible shift patterns, Healthcare scheme, Pension, Fully paid training and Qualifications

  • Contact:

    Menna Del

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Menna Del Williams

Vetro Recruitment has a great opportunity for Female Support Workers to join services in various locations across Blaenau Gwent, supporting adults with learning disabilities. *This role is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.  – open to female applicants only due to the intimate nature of the care that is needed.
Salary: £8.72 - £8.89 ph + £62.64 for sleep shifts
Overtime is available 
Location: Blaenau Gwent; Ebbw Vale, Rassau & Blaina
Permanent work on a variety of contracts; 16 / 20 / 25 / 30 hours per week
Shift Times: Varied; the projects are open 24/7 so shifts will vary throughout, including evenings, sleeps and weekends. Rotas are always planned in advance, so you always know where you are!
With full and part time hours available, this is a fantastic opportunity to really make a difference to people’s lives and establish strong community relationships.
Providing support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, older people, people with Autism and physical disabilities. The successful candidate will be a driver with a passion for making a genuine difference to people's lives and work for an employer that really cares about you.
Providing support within supported living services with daily living skills and household tasks as well as supporting individuals in the community with activities such as going to the cinema, day trips shopping and enjoying meals out. 
  • Experience within a care setting is desirable but not essential if you have some personal experience of caring for someone
  • Flexibility and a good work ethic
  • You must have a full drivers licence
  • You must be over the age of 18
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Working as part of a supportive team
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Fully paid training and assistance to achieve QCF qualifications
To be considered for this role, please click "Apply". One of the Vetro team will be in touch to talk about the role in more detail and your experience.