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Learning Disabilities Support Worker - Cardiff

  • Location:

    Cardiff, Wales

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18719 - £19629 per annum + inc. sleeps

  • Contact:

    Menna Del Jones

  • Contact email:

    menna@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    895716_1578913515

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-12

  • Startdate:

    February 2020

  • Consultant:

    Menna Del Williams

ARE YOU READY FOR A NEW ROLE WHERE TWO DAYS ARE NEVER THE SAME?

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

Vetro Recruitment have a fantastic opportunity for experienced Support Workers to join an amazing team within supported living services in Cardiff, supporting adults and young people with learning disabilities.

We're looking for enthusiastic and passionate individuals who can encourage and support the service users with independent living, daily tasks and lots of activities.

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

Salary: £18,719 - 19,629 (inc. Sleep ins - 1 per week) - Night shifts are paid at £10.81 per hour

Locations: Ely, Canton, Whitchurch, and Fairwater

Permanent work - full time and part time contracts available

Shift Times: Are varied - It's best if you're able to be quite flexible throughout the week.

Providing support to young people and adults with learning disabilities, mental health needs, people with Autism and physical disabilities.

The successful candidate will have a passion for making a genuine difference to people's lives, working for an employer that really cares about you.

INTERVIEWS are taking place throughout January and February - with successful applicants starting ASAP following references and DBS check.

Duties will include;

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 swimming, bowling, going to the cinema and enjoying meals out. Personal Care is also required.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a Care/Support role
  • Flexibility with working hours, to include weekends, sleep-ins/wake in where appropriate, and bank holidays.
  • Good work ethic
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • You must have a full drivers licence
  • You must be over the age of 18
  • Must be comfortable with personal care

Benefits

  • 32 days annual leave (inc. bank holidays) rising to 37 days
  • Paid time and expenses for work related travel
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Working as part of a supportive team
  • Career progression opportunities
  • 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.