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Care and Support Worker Level 2 (Nights) – Tregerddan Residential Care Home

Closing date: 26/07/2024

Reference: REQ105484

18.4 hours / Permanent

23,500 - 23,893 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

A consultation is currently taking place on merging Tregerddan Residential Home with Hafan y Waun Residential Home, Waun Fawr. If the merger is approved this job will be transfer to Hafan y Waun at an agreed point.

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 Tregerddan Residential Care Home and see the genuine difference you can make.

We are currently recruiting a nights, Level 2, Care and Support Worker, to join Tregerddan Residential Care Home, Aberystwyth, 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 of 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

        For further information please contact Keneuoe Morgan at Keneuoe.Morgan@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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