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Support Worker - Extra Care - Bridgend

Part Time
Job Sector:
Charity / Not for Profit
South Wales
Salary description:
£15, 065 pro rata
Start Date:
Pobl Group
Job Ref:

Assistant Support Worker - Extra Care (Nights)

Reference: 492567

Work Type: Full time
Locations: Bridgend
Division: Care & Support Division
Categories: General: Care
Applications Closing Date: 27 Sep 2018
Salary: £15,065 pro rata

What is special about this opportunity?

A Llys Ton we support older people and people with physical disabilities and dementia to live independent lives in their own homes. Based in Kenfig Hill near Bridgend, we are a community under one roof with fantastic facilities including a restaurant, hairdressers, library and computer room. We have good links to the M4 and are on the bus route to Bridgend.

This role is for 24 hours per week (three night shifts).

You will feel the reward of building lasting and trusting relationships with those you support, seeing them maintain their independence. The role will develop your communication and interpersonal skills, as well as your knowledge and networks within the support work role. This truly is an exciting opportunity for you to develop both personally and with your career

For this role you will require an Enhanced DBS check, which we pay for.

As part of a growing organisation there are endless opportunities for training, career development and progression.

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Surrounded by an experienced team you will have a good foundation for a long career in support. This is truly an exciting opportunity for you to develop within the Health and Social Care Sector. You will contribute to enabling people to achieve their goals, which they have set themselves. Being part of this is highly rewarding. You will contribute to the success of the Pobl Group, which is moving from strength to strength see

How can I make a difference?

As an Assistant Support Worker you will be working within our Extra Care Scheme, providing support throughout the day to people living within the complex in their own flats. You will be involved in day-to-day support including: personal care, some domestic tasks, pursuing hobbies, support in the community and promoting independence, updating support plans and risk assessments and assisting with planning rotas.

Who are we looking for?

A background of working with people with age related physical or mental health needs is desired, but not necessary as full training and support from senior staff and management is provided. More important are;

* Excellent communication skills, with an enthusiastic and positive outlook
* The desire to support people living independently in their own flats
* Ability to respond to people’s emotional, psychological, social and spiritual needs
* The confidence to work alone in a sometimes challenging environment, using your own Initiative
* The desire to develop skills, undertaking appropriate training courses when offered

If you think this describes you, then we would love to hear from you.

Every person employed by Pobl shares the same values – watch our Pobl Values video to learn more.

To begin your journey with Pobl, click here or the "apply now" button below.

Company Description

Pobl Group makes a difference to people across the South Wales and South West of England Region. Our customers value our local presence and knowledge, so all our services and teams are based in the communities we serve, focused on delivering services that meet specific community needs.

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