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 Level 3 – Extended Support

Closing date: 11/03/2024

Reference: REQ105196

37 hours / Permanent

26,421 - 28,282 *

Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to work as a specialist 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 Cynnal Integrated Through Age Services Model.

Ceredigion County Council is 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 extend the application closing date.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk. As part of this commitment, certain roles within our organisation require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to assess the suitability of candidates. This role will require an Enhanced DBS check. Please note that the presence of previous convictions will not necessarily disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. We assess each applicant on a case-by-case basis, and take into account the nature and relevance of any convictions in relation to the responsibilities of the role. Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive work environment where all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. If you have any concerns or questions regarding this process, please feel free to contact us for clarification. Your privacy and dignity are of utmost importance to us throughout the recruitment process.

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

Porth Cynnal provides intensive and specialist through-age assessment, care planning and review for those in need of longer term or complex care and support including quality assurance checks court and statutory interventions.

The service consists of the following teams:

  • Planned Care: Adults and Children’s Care and Support and Statutory Interventions’ Teams
  • Extended Support: Adult and Children’s Disability Team & Mental Capacity Specialist Support Team
  • Substance Misuse: Substance Misuse Team, Youth Justice Statutory Team and IFSS/Edge of Care Team
  • Mental Wellbeing: Mental Health and AMHP Team, School Counselling Team
  • Safeguarding & Quality Improvement:  Adult and Children’s Safeguarding Team, Independent Reviewing and Quality Assurance Team
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