Trainee Residential support worker

Vacancy Details

This is a Jobs Growth Wales vacancy

Employer Name:

Perthyn - Belonging (South, Mid & West Wales)

Type of vacancy:

Jobs Growth Wales



Closing Date:


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Hours of Work:


Start Date:


Age Range:

Applicants must be between 18 and 24

Duration of vacancy:

Six month job initially with a view to becoming a permanent position

Careers Wales Admin Ref:

Not specified

Vacancy Description

Care Assistant
Social Work and Counselling Services
Job Requirements:
To be able to work a range of shifts including mornings, days,
afternoons, evenings, nights, wakefuls and sleep ins.
To be fully flexible and adaptable to change.
Hold a full UK driving licence and able to support individuals in
the community through the use of own vehicle, or individuals and
mobility cars.
Job Description:
Are you an outgoing, enthusiastic person who wants to join an
organisation which has a record of delivering high quality
services for adults with learning disabilities? Join us and you
will enjoy work that is challenging and rewarding in equal
In this role, you will support adults with a learning disability,
autism and challenging behaviour to develop skills in all
aspects of daily living, social & leisure activities at home & in the community.
This post offers excellent benefits including:
Rotas that are issued 6 weeks in advance, with shifts equally
shared amongst staff teams
Full and comprehensive training
The opportunity to complete a QCF Level 2 in Health and Social
Generous holiday entitlement (up to 34 days leave per annum)
Progression opportunities
Employee Assistance Programme
Family friendly policies (including Childcare Voucher Scheme)
Enhanced company sick pay
Enhanced pension scheme
The ability to speak and write in welsh is an advantage as some
clients would prefer to be dealt with in Welsh.

Training provided

Full on the job training will be provided, Leading to a sustainable job for the right candidate.

Preferred Learning Provider


Desirable personal qualities

Demonstrate a range of basic life skills and an ability to focus on needs and wishes of people supported.
Being respectful and considerate, and demonstrate professionalism, responsibility and accountability.
Demonstrate ability to communicate and work effectively with others.
Demonstrates continuous learning and development, supporting others and sharing knowledge.
Demonstrates willingness to change and adapt, being flexible at all times.
Demonstrates an ability to effectively evaluate and make decisions.
Has an understanding of the issues faced by people with learning disabilities.
Is able to undertake a range of shifts
Is able to support individuals in undertaking recreational activities, including holidays

Qualification(s) Required

No Minimum Requirements

Welsh Language Requirements

Welsh Spoken Skills: Desirable.
Welsh Written Skills: Desirable.

Interview arrangements

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Suitable candidates will be notified of interview arrangements as appropriate


Please check that you are eligible to apply for Jobs Growth Wales before applying.
Your application will be refused if you are not eligible.
This vacancy has been placed by the employer in the language of their choice. This means that the vacancy might only appear in Welsh or English.