We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Care and Support Worker (Through Age) Level 3

Closing date: 08/07/2022

Reference: REQ103979

37 hours / Permanent

22,571 - 24,432 *

Within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to work as a specialist Care and Support Worker within Extended Support Services, with a focus on Disabled Children and Young Adults, supporting them to access Social activities both as a group and undertaking 1-1 interventions where required.

Main duties will include working with children and young adults with Disabilities, and supporting their families and Carers, to provide the best possible service outcomes for the client group and support them to reach their full potential and promoting their independence within the local community.

Successful applicants will need a basic understanding of the Social Services and Well-Being (Wales) Act 2014 and experience of working with children and adults with disabilities.

It is an exciting opportunity for the successful applicant to contribute with the implementation of the Porth Ceredigion Integrated Through Age Services Model.

We are transforming the way individuals and families will receive early help and care and support when they need it. We are developing through age and well-being services, new ways of working and a range of exciting initiatives that will help ensure individual and community resilience. This also means that we want to build a flexible and skilled workforce that can make a positive difference to people’s lives.

Job Description and Person Specification

For further details please contact Emma Clarke, Corporate Manager (Extended Support) or Claire James, Team Manager (Extended Support) on 07773288720.

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

Safeguarding and protecting adults at risk and children are key priorities for us. We aim to support adults at risk, children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We acknowledge their 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 before appointing to this post.

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 Cynnal – Specialist Through Age Services

We provide a range of through age specialist support services to the people of Ceredigion.  Our aim is to ensure every individual receives the specialist support they require in order that they can lead safe, healthy and resilient lives.   Our Key functions include:

  • Safeguarding
  • Mental Health
  • Planned Care
  • Substance Misuse
  • Extended Support Services
  • Quality Assurance and Independent Review