Care Support Worker

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Part Time, Full Time
Job Sector:
Nursing / Social Care
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Cardiff
Salary description:
£16K -£19K PA
Posted:
06/12/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Gofal Cymru Care
Job Ref:
GCC/1218CSW

Care Support Worker

Do you have an interest in helping those with mental health needs and complex learning disabilities to live with less restriction and greater independence? Are you energetic and enthusiastic, with a desire to make a difference and enrich the lives of others?

As a Care Support Worker for Gofal Cymru Care you will be based on in one of our care homes with the opportunity to work across the Cardiff and Vale area to support and encourage individuals to achieve their full potential whilst promoting their choices and well-being.

MAIN OBJECTIVES OF THE POST –

Care Duties

The role is to work as part of a team providing care and support to individuals with learning disabilities and / or mental health needs

  • To give compassionate support, practical help, personal care and support our service users who are unable to meet their own needs and require support with personal and daily living tasks in accordance with the service users requirements
  • To look after the physical, emotional, cultural and social needs of our service users using a person centred approach.
  • To observe and promote our service user’s choice, independence, dignity, privacy, fulfilment and other rights.
  • To adhere to all regulatory and statutory obligations along with Gofal Cymru Care’s policies, procedure and guidelines.

.Domestic Duties

  • To support individuals in preparing their food, drink and refreshments
  • To support individuals with their domestic duties has agreed e.g., laundry, general cleaning
  • Undertake shopping and community participation activities

General Duties

  • Maintain accurate records
  • Participate in training, meetings
  • To co-operate with Gofal Cymru Care in complying with health and safety procedures in the performance of your duties.
  • To behave in accordance with the company’s values
  • To carry out any other duties reasonably falling within the purview of the post as maybe required.

Benefits

  • Joining Incentive
  • Competitive Salary
  • Fully funded QCF Qualification – Health & Social Care
  • Bonus Scheme
  • On job Training opportunities with Experienced and Trained team members
  • Internal Career Progression Opportunities
  • Complete support for Personal Development Plan – PDP
  • Flexible working hours including days, evenings and night shifts
  • Free Meals
  • Full on-board training and corporate induction when you start
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 5%)
  • 28 days holiday (pro rata, includes bank holidays)

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

It is the aim of Gofal Cymru Care to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, race, colour, religion, marital status, sexuality, age or disability and is not placed at a disadvantage by conditions or requirements which cannot be show to be justifiable. We expect all employees to comply with Gofal Cymru Care’s equal opportunities policy and all recruitment and promotion will be made in accordance with the equal opportunities policy.

Company Description

Gofal Cymru Care provides quality care and support for younger adults with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs. We are looking for enthusiastic people to join our team working in our care homes in Cardiff or Barry. Successful applicants will be required to support service users in all aspects of daily living activities within the care home and in the community.

The successful candidates will be enthusiastic to make a difference to people’s lives, be able to use their initiative to make decisions and take responsibility for their actions. You will be an integral part of a team, focused on ensuring the health and well-being of individuals we care for and support are at the heart of everything we do.

Closing Date:
03/01/2019

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