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3 x Care & Support Worker Level 2 – Yr Hafod Residential Care Home

Closing date: 03/12/2023

Reference: REQ104899

21 hours / Permanent

23,500 - 23,983 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Have you considered working in Adult Residential Care? We are looking to grow our team and we need you now!

Do you enjoy caring for others or are you looking for a new challenge? Join our hard-working, friendly and supportive team at Yr Hafod Residential Care Home and see the genuine difference you can make.

We are currently recruiting 3 x 21 hour Care and Support Workers – Level 2 to join Yr Hafod Residential Care Home, Cardigan on a permanent basis. Previous experience of working in a care home is not essential as full training will be given. As long as you have kindness, patience, respect and resilience – the rest we can teach you!

About the role

No two days are the same in this varied and rewarding role. As a general guide, your day-to-day duties may include:

  • providing total care to clients according to daily routine as outlined in care plans;
  • providing emotional support and reassurance to clients particularly when they need to adjust to change/and or family crisis;
  • administering prescribed medication, including controlled drugs, in line with policy and procedure;
  • escorting clients out of the establishment, e.g. leisure trips;
  • completing daily records;
  • undertaking cleaning, laundry and dining room service.

        Our offer to you

        The contribution our employees make to the health, safety and wellbeing of our care home residents is priceless. We therefore want to ensure that our Care & Support Workers find working for Ceredigion as rewarding as possible.

        With that in mind we offer our employees a range of employee benefits, including:

        • up to 34 days annual leave
        • health and wellbeing initiatives including free lifestyle and counselling support
        • Local Government Pension Scheme
        • enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity pay
        • Vectis discount card for savings on big name brands and with registered local businesses
        • learning and development opportunities to support career progression
        • salary sacrifice schemes including the Cycle to Work scheme

        For more information about our employee benefits please click here.

        This is a fantastic opportunity for a caring and compassionate individual to join a friendly and dedicated team and make a real difference.

        Submitting an application

        We have made it easier for you to apply by simplifying our application form. Submitting an application has never been easier!

        Should you require support to complete your application please do not hesitate to contact 01970 633949 or email: humanresources@ceredigion.gov.uk.

        Additional information

        This role includes a regular rota of night shifts; between the hours of 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. The successful candidate will receive time and quarter if the regular night shift is of at least 5 hours duration.

        This role includes weekend working as part of a normal working week or rota. The successful candidate will be entitled to the following pay:

        • Saturday – Time and a quarter;
        • Sunday – Time and a half.

        Get in touch

        For further information and an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Dawn Evans on: Dawn.Evans@ceredigion.gov.uk

        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 children, young people and adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be and acknowledge they 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).

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

        More information regarding our teams can be found here.

        Cardigan is the historic gateway into Ceredigion from the south west.
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