Support Worker

Zoek Pin Ystrad Mynach, Caerphilly , Wales

£18,278.00 per year

Unspecified (Full time)

Posted 21 days ago

Are you looking for a rewarding and interactive role that is different from a standard 9 to 5 job?
We have an opportunity for a passionate and caring person to join our dedicated team of Support Workers in our Supported Living services in Caerphilly borough, Ystrad Mynach.
You would be providing the essential support to individuals with physical and learning disabilities who absolutely love being outdoors and out in the community. As a Support Worker you will develop the skills and confidence of individuals to enable them to carry out various day to day activities as well as providing emotional support. You would make a real difference to their lives by enhancing their life skills and helping them maintain independence.
If you would like the opportunity to work with some truly amazing people, please read on…

ur Care Teams of over 860 committed Pobl Difference Makers work closely and support one another to deliver high quality care to every individual. All our care and support workers work using the Psychological Informed Environment (PIE) framework which is centred on providing tailored support to individuals.

The individuals we support have different personalities with different likes and hobbies. You could be joining the people we support in going on long walks in the countryside, dancing to music, watching films, and going out and about in the community or to visit loved ones. By being part of this team, you would play an influential role in enabling the people we support to lead fulfilling and independent lives and see first-hand how you make a difference to them.

Also, as a Pobl Difference Maker you really are part of something special where you and your opinions matter. We have a culture built on our values to be Positive, Considerate and Connected.

What being a Support Worker involves:

You will be expected to support with daily aspects of living, including:
* Medication administration
* Cooking skills and other household skills
* Some personal care needs
* Accessing the community and supporting to local groups
* Supporting with individuals’ hobbies and activities such as walking/hiking
* Being a team player and having good communication skills
* Completing relevant paperwork to a high standard
* Supporting individuals to budget finances
* Providing companionship to the people we support through talking about their interests and wellbeing
* Having fun by encouraging the supported individuals to take part in activities that enhance their life skills and promote independence

* Take the people we support out and about therefore a full manual driving licence is essential for this role

* Encouraging and supporting with cleaning and administrative duties
* Being able to bring fresh ideas to the team and implement different ways of working
* Supporting Individuals with their individual needs

We will accept applications from people who do not drive for our Ystrad Mynach service.

\\\This is a female only service\\\

For full details of the role and skills required please see the Job Description attached.

What we offer:

We have a variety of positions available including permanent positions for 18 hours and 10 hours.

Shift Times vary and include daytime hours (8-3) mid shifts (10-4) afternoons (3-11pm) and we also have sleep ins at the service, which you will receive an enhancement for. We also make sure you have every other weekend off.

You will receive your rotas at least 2 to 4 weeks in advance so you have time to plan your social life around work.

We provide all training required to successfully deliver the role and you will have access to a bespoke learning pathway with the support of an experienced Learning & Development team.

Opportunity to develop your skills within the organisation.

Enhanced pay for night work.

We offer a holiday entitlement of 25 days plus bank holidays, sick pay, and excellent pension options.

We pay for an Enhanced DBS check, which is a requirement for this role.

We also care about our employee’s wellbeing and offer a Time for Talking service where counselling and psychological wellbeing support 24/7, 365 days a year is available to you should you need it. We also have an incredible Wellbeing team who are available for you to access along with mindfulness sessions and the chance to be involved in other fun activities.

If you are interested in this role and would like to be part of the team, please click ‘Apply Now’ and complete our online application form.

Pobl is an organisation with equality, diversity, and inclusion at its heart, and we are pleased to have recently been accredited with Stage 2 Investors in Diversity. We welcome applications from all areas of the community, however we particularly encourage applications from members of the BAME community as well as individuals with disabilities, who are currently under-represented within our workforce

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Reference ID: 503013

Part-time hours: 18 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £18, per year

Benefits:
* Company pension
* Cycle to work scheme
* Employee discount
* Sick pay
* Wellness programmes

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