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

Location:

Llanelli

Closing Date:

03/05/2019

Vacancy ID:

42839

Pay:

£7.86

Hours of Work:

38 Hours Per Week

Start Date:

27/05/2019

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

Occupation:
Care Assistant
Sector:
Social Work and Counselling Services
***IMPORTANT INFORMATION***
IMMEDIATE APPLICATION IS ADVISABLE AS CLOSING DATE MAY CHANGE.
YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE PROCESSED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
CLOSING DATES & START DATES ARE ONLY A GUIDELINE AND MAY CHANGE
SUITABLE CANDIDATES WILL BE NOTIFIED OF INTERVIEW ARRANGEMENTS AS APPROPRIATE

Are you a caring, compassionate person who loves working with people? Do you have excellent personal values, including empathy, understanding, patience and inclusivity? If so, apply today and join Perthyn’s team of support workers who enjoy worthwhile and rewarding work.
Perthyn are a large non-for-profit charity who provide support to people with learning disabilities. We deliver person-centred services, encouraging individuals to live as independently as possible within their home and community.
Experience is not essential, and all of our new starters are provided with excellent guidance to help them build a successful career as a Perthyn employee. You will be supported through a comprehensive induction, including shadow shifts, monthly supervisions and in-depth, quality training.
You will also receive a range of benefits, including:
• Competitive rates of pay
• Rotas that are issued up to 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 Care
• 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
• Company pension scheme

Training provided

Full Training to be provided.

Preferred Learning Provider

ISA TRAINING (WBL)

Desirable personal qualities

- Demonstrate the ability to develop people’s basic life skills. Demonstrate an ability to focus on needs and wishes of people supported. - Demonstrate professionalism and responsibility. - Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively. - Able to work effectively with others. - Demonstrate continuous learning and development. - Able to work efficiently. - Demonstrates willingness to change and adapt. - Demonstrates an ability to effectively evaluate and make decisions. - Demonstrate ability to identify, plan for and manage risks with the people supported. - Demonstrate ability to take a lead on shift. - Demonstrate a commitment to providing active support. - Demonstrate ability to involve people in the planning of their support. - Able to

Qualification(s) Required

No Minimum Requirements

Welsh Language Requirements

Welsh Spoken Skills: No.
Welsh Written Skills: No.

Interview arrangements

***IMPORTANT INFORMATION*** BEFORE APPLYING FOR THIS VACANCY PLEASE ENSURE you complete your vacancy profile as fully as possible, and provide an up-to-date mobile number & email address in your application. PLEASE ENSURE that you are eligible for a Jobs Growth Wales position **IF YOU RE INVITED FOR INTERVIEW, please ensure you contact the employer to confirm that you WILL or WILL NOT be attending. **IF YOU ARE OFFERED A START DATE - please ensure you contact the employer to confirm that you WILL or WILL NOT be starting CHECK your email inbox and Careers Wales account regularly for updates to your application. Suitable candidates will be notified of interview arrangements as appropriate.

Eligibility

Please check that you are eligible to apply for Jobs Growth Wales before applying.
Your application will be refused if you are not eligible.

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