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Support Worker Castell Ventures
Lleoliad: Powys
£10 yr awr/ Llawn Amser

The Opportunity

We are looking for highly motivated and compassionate Support Workers for our scheme in Newtown.

Our established scheme of 48 apartments in Newtown opened in 2016, and provides a wide variety of care and support to individuals of all ages over 18, living in their own apartments. We currently support people who have a care and support need such as:

learning difficulties

older people

In this job you will be supporting people with:

independent living skills

support with medication

making meals

personal care

attending appointments

The shift patterns we have for jobs in Newtown are:

7am- 2.30pm

7.30am – 12.30pm

7.30am – 5pm

2.30pm – 10pm

8pm – 7am

What you’ll need to succeed

To get the best from the individuals we support, we need care & support workers who are:

approachable and caring

positive, pleasant and respectful

encouraging, engaging and motivational

committed to providing outstanding care and support to help people achieve their ambitions

You will be provided with an in-depth induction, with a mixture of face to face and online learning, to make sure you are fully prepared before joining the team.

What you’ll get in return

Pay rate of £10.00 per hour

Overtime opportunities, pick your own hours

Overtime pay rate of £11.20 per hour

Enhanced Sick pay *

Annual leave of 29 days (pro rata including Bank Holidays)

Option to buy more annual leave

Bank Holiday overtime pay rate of time and a half

Permanent or casual contracts with guaranteed hours 16 – 37.5 hours per week

Pension scheme

Financial support towards dental, optical & medical treatments

24/7 Counselling support

Full training before you start your job

Support to gain your QCF Level 2 in Health & Social Care

Flexible working, full time and part time contracts available

Critical illness insurance*

Mobile phone for work

Chance to take part in company events

Christmas Hamper

*after a qualifying period of employment, and successfully passing probation