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Day Care Assistant – Enfys Fach

Closing date: 09/12/2020

Reference: REQ102509

37 hours / Fixed-Term

18,933 *

Llandysul

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are seeking to recruit full-time and part-time Day Care Assistants to assist us in supporting the residents of Ceredigion in our temporary facility, Enfys Fach. Whilst previous care experience is useful, it is not essential as full training will be provided to you. Furthermore, we’ve simplified our application form and submitting an application is now easier than ever!

About Enfys Fach

Enfys Fach provides care to those requiring short periods of support and assistance following a period of ill health or escalation of needs. Enfys Fach aims to maximize the social and physical independence of clients as far as possible and prepare them for going home on long term placement.

We are 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.

About the Care Assistant role

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.

As a successful candidate you may on occasion be requested to work weekends or evenings. In these circumstances you will be given enhanced pay.

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

What we offer you

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 Gareth Hughes on Gareth.Hughes@Ceredigion.gov.uk

Job Description and Person Specification

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

This is an ongoing recruitment campaign and as such there is currently no closing date for applications. Submitted applications will be considered on a periodic basis.

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
Llandysul
Historically, Llandysul was the hub of the Welsh woollen industry where thousands of people were employed in the water driven mills during the industrial revolution.
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