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Female Support Worker - Pontypool

  • Location:

    Pontypool, Torfaen

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £17948 - £18240 per annum + inc. sleeps (pro rata)

  • Contact:

    Menna Del Jones

  • Contact email:

    menna@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    895487_1578921711

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Menna Del Williams

ARE YOU A SUPPORT WORKER / CARER SEEKING A NEW CHALLENGE?

DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON PEOPLE'S LIVES?

If you've answered YES to either of those questions, we want to hear from you!

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for Female Support Workers to join our clients service in Pontypool, working with six ladies with Learning Disabilities and some additional needs.

This role is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1. - open to female applicants only as personal care is involved as part of the role.

We're looking for enthusiastic and passionate individuals who can encourage and provide support within supported living services. Supporting with daily living skills and household tasks as well as supporting individuals in the community with activities such as going to the cinema and enjoying meals out.

Due to the nature of the activities - we are only able to consider applicants who have a full drivers licence and a car.

Salary: £17,948 - £18,240 (inclusive of sleeps) - pro rata if part time

Permanent work on a variety of contracts; 16 / 20 / 25 hours per week - overtime is available if desired

Shift Times: Are varied e.g. 7am - 3pm, 3pm - 10pm, 5pm - 10pm sleep 7.30am - 9.30am, 10am - 3pm or occassionally 10pm-10am waking night.

You need to be flexible throughout the week, as the rota is prepared with the service users needs at the heart - However the rota is created up to 4 weeks in advance, so you always know where you are!

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.

Requirements:

  • Experience within a care setting is desirable but not essential
  • MUST be comfortable with personal care
  • Flexibility and a good work ethic
  • You must have a full drivers licence & car
  • You must be over the age of 18
  • Comfortable with personal care

Benefits

  • up to 33 days annual leave (inc. bank holidays)
  • 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.

At Vetro Recruitment we have over 100 years' combined recruitment experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We are REC GOLD accredited and CIW registered and pride ourselves on the service we offer our clients and candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role.

Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.

www.vetrorecruitment.co.uk

Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merit alone.