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Care and Support Worker Level 3 – Hafan Deg Residential Care Home

Closing date: 16/07/2024

Reference: REQ105467

24 hours / Permanent

26,421 - 28,282 *


*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!

Are you an experienced carer or are you looking for a new challenge? Join our hard-working, friendly and supportive team at Hafan Deg Residential Care Home and see the genuine difference you can make.

We are currently recruiting a 24 hour Level 3 Care and Support Worker to join Hafan Deg Residential Care Home, Lampeter on a permanent basis

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:

  • ensuring that service delivery remains fully compliant with the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016 and associated regulations
  • be the responsible officer in the absence of the Manager/Deputy Manager
  • administering prescribed medication including controlled drugs to service user’s and assist in the management of an effective system for the safe control and administration of medication in accordance with regional and internal policy and procedure
  • 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
  • escorting clients out of the establishment, e.g. leisure trips
  • completing daily records
  • undertaking cleaning, laundry and dining room service

    Our ideal candidate

    Previous experience of working in a care home is essential along with kindness, patience, respect and resilience.

    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 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

    Job Description and Person Specification

    Get in touch

    For further information and an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Matthew Parry on Matthew.Parry@ceredigion.gov.uk

    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 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.

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