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Date Added: Sat 17/10/2020

Support Worker

Cardiff, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £11 per hour during weekdays, £12 per hour at the weekends

Support Worker Lisvane, Cardiff Are you ready to make a big difference to an individual’s life? Could you provide exceptional support and care during one of the most exciting times in this young lady’s life? If you could, read on.
About Us Maximising potential for over 20 years, Westcountry Case Management provides a specialist case management service that helps individuals recruit their own support workers.
We were rated as Outstanding in our recent CQC ; Our ambition is to inspire clients, their relatives and professionals alike by consistently attaining excellent outcomes; supporting people with compassion and kindness.
We’re now looking for an additional female Support Worker to provide a high level of care to our client, a 28 year old woman with cerebral ; The Rewards - Salary of £11 per hour during weekdays, £12 per hour at the weekends - National Living Wage rates paid for sleep shifts - Make a genuine difference to someone’s life - Play a key role at a very exciting time for the service user - Statutory holiday and benefits The Role As a Support Worker, you’ll support our client, a 28 year old woman with cerebral palsy in her own home in the Cardiff area.
On a day-to-day basis, you will be involved in all aspects of personal and domestic care.
You will support our client in therapeutic activities, as well as in her active lifestyle and daily activities.
It’s an exciting time to be joining the team as our client is getting married in March 2021, is about to move into a newly adapted property and is planning to get a dog in the coming months.
About You To be considered as a Support Worker, you will need: - Previous care experience - A full, valid driving licence - Registration with OR working towards registration with Social Care Wales - A recognised Health and Social Care qualification (NVQ Level 2 or a Diploma) OR have completed the All Wales Induction Framework, or be willing to complete this within 6 months of starting if successful.
- To be tolerant of animals (as our client is planning on getting a dog) Due to the nature of care required, only female applicants will be progressed for this role.
This post is compliant with Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 relating to Occupational Requirements.
IT skills would be beneficial to your application.
Other organisations may call this role Female Support Worker, Care Worker, Personal Care Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Co-ordinator, Care Co-ordinator, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, or Healthcare Assistant.
Hours are available to cover the following shifts: - Monday – Friday, 7am – 9pm - Thursday night, 9pm – 7am - Friday night, 10pm – 7am - Saturday, 7am – 8pm This position requires a fully enhanced disclosure request from the DBS.
You will also be required to register with the DBS Update Service.
Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint earlier than the stated closing date, should there be a good response to the advert.
Due to the current climate, interviews may be held via Zoom/Skype/other such teleconferencing tools, therefore candidates MUST HAVE the ability to attend an interview via these methods.
So, if you’re seeking your next step as a Support Worker, please apply via the button shown.
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