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Day Care Assistant – Min y Mor Residential Care Home

Closing date: 27/09/2020

Reference: REQ102445

20 hours / Permanent

18,933 *


*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.

We’ve made it easier for you to apply by simplifying our application form. Submitting an application is now easier than ever!

Whilst previous care experience is useful, it is not essential as full training will be provided.

This vacancy will be made up of 1 x 8 hour shift and 2 x 6 hour shifts per week on a 7 week rolling rota. The shifts will cover afternoons and evenings, some until 10pm.

You will be required to support individuals with afternoon activities, meal times and bedtime routines.

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.

In exchange for your skills and interest, we will offer in return:

  • from 26 up to 36 days annual leave days per year (plus 8 public holidays);
  • time off for medical, dental and optician appointments;
  • generous Local Government Pension Scheme;
  • a range of learning and development opportunities;
  • salary sacrifice schemes including the Cycle to Work scheme, Additional Voluntary Pension Contributions;
  • health and wellbeing initiatives including discounted memberships to our local leisure centres, free and confidential counselling provision;
  • life-style savings and Vectis card and much more.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Melanie Walters on 01545 570514.

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

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.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Porth Ceredigion – Targeted Intervention Services

We are at the core of Ceredigion’s through-age social care provision and we focus on ensuring that each individual receives the intervention that is best placed to meet their needs or, where necessary, guide them to early help or specialist services. Our functions include:
Porth Ceredigion Intake and Triage Team

  • Targeted Intervention Services
  • Fostering Services
  • Residential and Day Care Services
  • Housing Services
  • Integrated Community Equipment Stores
  • Emergency Duty Team
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