Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00022993-1
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Swansea
  • Salary: £8.72 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Recruiting Support Workers for our services in Swansea
Perthyn are a not for profit charity who support adults with learning disabilities. We have an excellent reputation of providing high quality support and developing our employees.
We welcome applications from people with experience or from anyone who has an interest in support work. If you have the right skills and values then you can make a real difference to the lives of the people we support, helping them to be a part of their community and achieve the best of their ability.
If you are friendly, outgoing and have great communication then you’d fit in well with our team. We have a fantastic learning and development programme and management team that will help you learn new skills, training on the job and thorough e-learning / classroom courses.
This is an excellent opportunity if you are seeking a new challenge and want a rewarding career with job security and personal development.
Essential Requirements
We are seeking people who:
* Are local to either Gowerton, Loughor, Treboeth or Clydach
* Are car drivers and can support people to access the community
* We require staff to work shifts including overnight stays therefore need to be flexible with their working hours.
Some of the people we support can display challenging behaviour and/or have complex health needs. Full training will be provided; commitment to a person-centred approach is essential.
COVID-19
We have robust policies and procedures in place for COVID-19 so you and the people we support are safe. We provide PPE, health and safety training and conduct interviews, inductions and training online. You would only support a small number of individuals per shift as we would allocate you a base. We support approximately 3 to 4 people at each service.
Benefits
At Perthyn, our employees receive a range of benefits, including:
* Guaranteed hours and permanent contracts
* Family friendly policies
* Generous holiday entitlement of up to 34 days leave per annum
* 45p per mile mileage allowance
* Enhanced maternity and sick pay
* £55 sleep in allowance
* £250 recommend a friend scheme
* Employee Assistance Programme
Ready for your next career move? Apply today or call to discuss further.
Further Details
Perthyn’s Applicant Privacy Notice is available on our website under Career Opportunities. It applies to all applicants and it describes how we collect and use your personal data throughout the recruitment process in accordance with the General Data Protection (GDPR).
If you have not received a response within three weeks of your application, unfortunately on this occasion you will have been unsuccessful. We reserve the right to close a vacancy early should a sufficient number of applications be received before the closing date