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Support Worker/Gweithiwr Cefnogi (100202)

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Support Worker/Gweithiwr Cefnogi

Help us make a difference in the lives of others

Appointment Type
Permanent
Job Category
Care and Support
Hours
16 - 37.5 hours per week
Location
Newtown, Mid Wales,
Salary
20,475 per annum (Grade B)
Ref No
100202
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Job Advert

£10.50 per hour

£20,475 per annum pro rata

£11.76 Overtime rate

 

The Opportunity 

 

We are looking for highly motivated and compassionate Support Workers for our scheme in Newtown. 

Our established scheme of 48 apartments in Newtown opened in 2016, and provides a wide variety of care and support to individuals of all ages over 18, living in their own apartments. We currently support people who have a care and support need such as: 

  • learning difficulties  

  • older people 

In this job you will be supporting people with: 

  • independent living skills 

  • support with medication 

  • making meals 

  • personal care 

  • attending appointments 

The shift patterns we have for jobs in Newtown are: 

  • 7am- 2.30pm 

  • 7.30am - 12.30pm 

  • 7.30am - 5pm 

  • 2.30pm - 10pm 

  • 8pm - 7am 

What you’ll need to succeed 

To get the best from the individuals we support, we need care & support workers who are: 

  • approachable and caring  

  • positive, pleasant and respectful 

  • encouraging, engaging and motivational 

  • committed to providing outstanding care and support to help people achieve their ambitions 

 

You will be provided with an in-depth induction, with a mixture of face to face and online learning, to make sure you are fully prepared before joining the team. 

Further information about the job can be found in the Role Profile attached. 

For more information on the role, please contact Martina Melbourne on 07970675480.

  

What you’ll get in return 

  • Pay rate of £10.50 per hour 
  • Overtime opportunities, pick your own hours 
  • Overtime pay rate of £11.76 per hour 
  • Enhanced Sick pay * 
  • Annual leave of 29 days (pro rata including Bank Holidays) 
  • Option to buy more annual leave 
  • Bank Holiday overtime pay rate of time and a half 
  • Permanent or casual contracts with guaranteed hours 16 – 37.5 hours per week 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Financial support towards dental, optical & medical treatments 
  • 24/7 Counselling support 
  • Full training before you start your job 
  • Support to gain your QCF Level 2 in Health & Social Care
  • Flexible working, full time and part time contracts available 
  • Critical illness insurance* 
  • Mobile phone for work 
  • Chance to take part in company events 

*after a qualifying period of employment, and successfully passing probation