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Support Worker - Penarth

  • Location:

    Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £16827 - £17076 per annum + inc. sleeps

  • Contact:

    Menna Del Jones

  • Contact email:

    menna@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    MDWDUPC1603_1584356510

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Menna Del Williams

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

WOULD YOU LIKE TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE ADULTS IN THE COMMUNITY?

Salary: £16,872 - £17,076 (inc sleeps)

Location: Penarth - although may also cover Barry & Rhoose

Permanent contract: 30 hours per week, the services are open 24 hours a day so you will be asked to do at least 1 sleep shift per week. Overtime is available should you wish.

Shift times: Vary throughout the week depending on the activities and plans the Service Users have, so it's best if you're able to be quite flexible

If you have bags of energy and love to support others, we have a fantastic opportunity for Support Workers to join services in various locations across the Vale of Glamorgan, supporting adults with autism.

We're looking for enthusiastic and passionate individuals who can encourage and support the Service users with daily tasks and lots of activities. No two shifts are ever the same, so you must be happy to work in a flexible way. There is no personal care involved in this role - just lots of activities and social engagment.

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

You will be joining a successful team that's in place to make people's lives better every day.

You will provide;

  • Support with getting out and about
  • Promoting independence and decision making
  • Promoting social inclusion and positive engagement in the community.

So we are looking for individuals who ideally have;

  • A background of supporting vulnerable people - previous experience of supporting adults with autism would be advantageous.
  • A positive outlook and enthusiasm for activities
  • Openness to take part in ongoing training for personal development
  • MUST be over 18 and have a full licence and car.

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

We'd love to hear from you, so if this is something you're interested in, please click 'Apply'

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.

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