Support Worker in Neath *Female

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Part Time
Job Sector:
Charity / Not for Profit
Region:
West Wales
Location:
Neath Port Talbot
Salary description:
Up to £8.21 per annum
Posted:
13/11/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Pobl Group
Job Ref:
492634

Support Worker in Neath *Female
Reference: 492634

Work Type: Part time
Locations: Neath Port Talbot
Division: Care & Support Division
Categories: General: Care
Applications Closing Date: 15 Nov 2018
Salary: £8.21 per hour

What is special about this opportunity?

In the Neath hub there are four 24 hour supported accommodation based services, one of which is in Glynneath. They aim to provide support for 17 individuals at the four services who have a learning disability, to build, develop and maintain skills to enable independence, empower individuals and to promote community inclusion.

Rate of pay: £8.21 per hour

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.

*This post carries an Occupational Requirement exception under the Equality Act 2010 and is open to females only.

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.

To find out more visit https://www.poblgroup.co.uk/care-and-support-roles/

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 www.poblgroup.co.uk.

How can I make a difference?

As a Support Worker you will be involved in day-to-day support including;

* Providing personal care
* Supporting people to live every day lives
* Support and prompting with medication
* Helping to prepare meals
* Accompanying our clients to social activities
* Providing social and emotional support
* Helping with shopping and domestic duties such as laundry and general housekeeping tasks
* Undertaking relevant training for the role
* You will be available to work sleep in shifts and wakeful nights on a rota basis

Who are we looking for?

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

* A genuine desire to help people and make a difference
* An understanding of the challenges that many of our service users face
* Keen listening and communication skills
* Empathy, compassion and a caring nature
* Flexibility including working evenings/ bank holidays and weekends
* Respect, integrity and dignity for our client groups
* A non-judgmental approach to providing care and support.
* A current driving license and your own transport as this position will involve travelling.

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.

Closing Date:
15/11/2018

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