Care Assistant – Tregerddan Residential Care Home

Closing date: 22/01/2020

Reference: REQ102052

24 hours / Permanent

18,426 *

Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

If you are a caring and compassionate individual, then we would like to hear from you.  Ceredigion County Council is committed to providing the best possible care and support to individuals receiving our care, and this is an opportunity for you to join our friendly and dedicated team and make a real difference.

As a care assistant, you will:

  • Provide total care to clients according to daily routine as outlined in care plans devised in conjunction with clients and their families.
  • Provide emotional support and reassurance to clients, particularly when they need to adjust to change/and or family crisis;
  • Possession of (or be prepared to work towards) QCF Level II.

A successful applicant without the required Welsh language skill will be fully supported to reach the required standard within two years of appointment.

Safeguarding adults at risk is a key priority for us. We aim to support adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We acknowledge that adults at risk have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB.

Job Description and Person Specification

 

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Adult Services

We provide or arrange services for older people, people with disabilities or people who have problems with alcohol or drugs. We assist people with care and support in their own homes and with day services. We also provide residential care to those needing extra support.    Our primary functions are as follows: 

  • Housing: Affordable housing; Homelessness; Housing register; Welfare reform.
  • Direct Services: Day centres; Residential care homes; Resource centre.
  • Older People, Learning and Physical Difficulties: Autism spectrum disorder team; Enablement service; Porth Gofal adult triage.
  • Commissioned Services: Brokerage and placement; Ceredigion Independent Living Centre; Domiciliary care.
  • Mental Health and Adult Safeguarding: Adult protection; Mental capacity team; Substance misuse.
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