Position title
Support Worker | Glannant
Description

Job type: Part-time and Full-Time contracts, Permanent

Hourly rate: £10.00 per hour*

Location: Carmarthen

 

We have an exciting opportunity for anyone who wishes to take the next step in their career in care. We believe that everyone should be given the opportunity to succeed and to achieve their goals and aspirations in life however big or small these may be.

As a Support Worker you will provide excellent care, to ensure the well-being, development and comfort of the people we support. You will be involved in supporting the daily activities of the people we support in our Primrose Lane supported living service and within the community. The activities are person-centred; promoting their dignity, independence and well-being. You will also provide focused support to assist people with individual tasks and personal care needs.

We operate a number of services – some are complex and require an extensive level of support, others are to mentor the people we support in becoming more independent and help them manage their social activities more effectively.

Role and Responsibilities
  • You will become part of our incredible team, helping to deliver emotional and practical care and support for vulnerable adults and transforming their lives on a daily basis.
  • You will be involved in providing quality care for vulnerable adults within a supported living setting, you will ensure the highest quality of care is provided to the people supported through their person-centred care plans.
  • You will be working on a rota basis, which may include early starts, late finishes and day and night shifts and weekend working.
  • You will offer focused support with a range of tasks, including personal care, preparing meals, administering medicine, shopping etc.
  • You will be involved in facilitating activities which are person-centred, which promote their dignity, independence and well-being.
  • You will need to be committed to providing an excellent level of care for vulnerable people with mental health and learning disabilities.
  • You will need to be able to work independently – this could involve taking sole responsibility for a person we support, ensuring their safety and health are fulfilled.
  • You will need to work within the regulatory requirements as identified within Social Care Wales and Care Inspectorate Wales.
  • You will need to be over the age of 18 to apply for this role.
Values and behaviours required
  • Treat people with dignity and respect
  • Good at working with others
  • Committed to quality care and improving lives
  • Willing to learn and develop
  • Spending time listening to people to get to know them and their needs
  • Respect people\'s right to make their own choices and decisions
  • Committed to working as part of a team
  • Give people your full attention and help people when they need it most
Support Worker Benefits
  • Double time for key festive bank holidays
  • Early access to a proportion of monthly earnings via EarlyPay App
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme, receive up to £500
  • Free DBS check
  • Cost of compulsory Social Care Wales registration fee paid by M&D Care
  • Employee Health & Wellbeing Scheme (for staff with > 6 months service)
  • Comprehensive training
  • Career progression
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays each year (pro rata for part-time employees)
  • You can achieve a yearly performance and attendance related bonus
  • Occupational pension scheme
  • Part-time and full-time contracts available from 22.5 to 45 hours per week
Additional information for the role of Support Worker
  • We offer a variety of contracted hours (22.5 to 45 per week), shift patterns will vary, and you will be required to work weekends and night shifts, as required, on a rota basis.
  • If not already qualified, you will be expected to undertake a QCF level 2 in Health and Social Care qualification as part of the role after successful completion of the probationary period. You will be fully supported in achieving this.
  • Experience in care is not essential as full training will be given.
About M&D Care

M&D Care are an established family-oriented business, which is run by a passionate team of professionals who deliver specialist, complex and bespoke care services throughout South West Wales for people with Learning Disability, Physical Disability and Mental Health needs. We believe that everyone should be given the opportunity to succeed and to achieve their goals and aspirations in life however big or small these may be.

Our People

Our employees are a diverse, inclusive and a talented team of individuals, striving to make a difference through their everyday work. Working for M&D Care means you’ll get the opportunity to work with amazing people and help to enhance and fulfil the lives of the people we support.

We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect.

Employment Type
Full-time, Part-time
Duration of employment
Permanent
Industry
Health Care
Job Location
Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Working Hours
22.5 to 45 per week
Base Salary
£10.00 Per hour
Valid through
31st August 2022
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