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Job type: Full-time, Permanent Hourly rate: £8.72
Locations: Carmarthenshire, Swansea and Neath Port Talbot
The ability to drive is desirable for this role

Have you always thought about a career in care? Do you want to make a difference? If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity with the chance to be part of a fantastic team we want to hear from you!

M&D Care are an established Care Provider delivering Residential and Domiciliary Care for individuals with mental health and/or learning disabilities.

As a company, we pride ourselves on providing a high standard of services in order to achieve a fundamental and lasting improvement in the quality of life for individuals requiring support. 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.

This is exciting opportunity for anyone who wishes to take the next step in their career in care.

Are you the type of person who enjoys helping others and making a difference to someone’s life? If you do… then a career in care could be for you!

We are currently seeking Community Support Workers throughout Merthyr & surrounding areas to help provide care and support to elderly and vulnerable adults, within their own homes. Our quality care and support services places the individual at the centre of all we do, if you feel you can make a real difference please apply today!

About the role:

We have a variety of hours available to suit your lifestyle (days, evenings, and weekends). Depending on individuals’ availability, we can offer contractual hours up to 25 per week with the option of extra bank hours.

Hours available between 7.00am to 3.00pm and 3.00pm to 11.00pm, to be allocated maximum contractual hours you will need to cover every other weekend or 1 day each weekend.

You will make calls to service users throughout your shift and must be prepared to travel within the service catchment area.

Duties include
• Prompting/Support with personal care and dressing (which could include assistance with intimate personal care).
• Support with light household duties, including laundry, shopping and cleaning, meal preparation.
• Assisting with medication – this could be collecting prescriptions, prompting, or administering medication.
• Accompanying to medical appointments if needed.
• General companionship.

About you:
Strong interpersonal and working relationship skills.
A positive and caring person, who is confident and able to deliver individualised care and support.
Good understanding of assisting those who have mobility or continence needs using the appropriate aids and equipment.

What we offer:
• Refer a Friend Scheme.
• Flexible Working.
• Free Training & QCF
Qualifications.
• Paid induction training with
ongoing development.
• Enhanced Bank Holiday rates.

• Salary: £9 per hour/ £9.50 weekends

Do I need previous experience…?

• We do not ask for any formal qualifications or experience of working in care before, although having previous experience in a similar role would be desirable.

• This role requires working with vulnerable individuals as well as delivering personal care and support. Your employment will therefore be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including references and an Enhanced Disclosure & Baring Service Check.

• A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle with ‘business use’ car insurance is essential to undertake this role.

Areas covered –

Whitchurch, Llanishan, Heath, Thornhill, Rhiwbina, Llanderyn, Penylan, Roath, Pentyrch, Creigau, Ely, Fairwater & Caerau

Hourly rate £9.45

Drivers only need apply

We have Full-time and Part-time hours available! Shift patterns include – 7am-3pm, 3pm-10pm or 7am-10pm with breaks in between

MiHomecare, a national leading provider of home care (Domiciliary Care) are looking for Domiciliary Care Workers to make a difference in your community by supporting our most vulnerable clients in these unprecedented times.

We continue the battle against Covid-19 by supporting vulnerable adults in their own homes.

You will be trained to our standards in delivering a high level of care direct to clients in their own homes. This includes personal care as well as domestic work depending on the clients’ needs and we are committed to ensuring our clients live as full a life as possible in the comfort of their own homes.

We’ll be very happy to hear from experienced carers & people looking to move into care. We provide the training & practical supervision to ensure you excel in your role

We offer:

Competitive rates of pay
**Guaranteed Hours Contracts**
Free Enhanced DBS & Uniform
Staff Incentives – Refer a friend opportunity for carers to receive £300 bonus
Fully paid training, ongoing professional development and defined career opportunities once working with us
A comprehensive benefits package with contributory pension
If you have any questions please contact Gino on 07540245903

There is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be male/female in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 and Equality Act 2010.

This role will involve active intervention on complex cases. You will need to work with individuals and families through change. The work has an emphasis on multi-agency working and you will work closely with colleagues from differing professions such as health, the police and housing. You will be expected to understand and work within Safeguarding policies and the Mental Capacity Act 2005. An understanding of Continuing Health Care and Care and Treatment planning under the Mental Health Measure (Wales) 2010 would be helpful. We work to a preventative, strength based model under the principles of the Social Services and Wellbeing Act 2014.

Although these are generic teams there will be opportunity to develop areas of specialism within the team. Opportunities to develop research based practice are encouraged and the teams regularly support social work students. Professional development is encouraged and expected and the Council has an excellent training department with varied opportunities to participate in post qualifying accredited training. There is regular professional supervision provided on a six weekly basis and you will also have opportunity to become involved in peer group supervision. The teams are highly supportive environments to work in and RCT also offers the opportunity to maintain a good worklife balance with staff benefits available to the workforce.

You must hold a recognised Social Work qualification and be registered as a ‘Social Worker’ with the Social Care Wales on appointment.

Planning for the post-COVID future, we are recruiting more people to our team, supporting people with learning disabilities who live at Clynfyw and come in on Day Service. This will include developing new projects (with a focus on community resilience and the therapeutic use of nature) and successful applicants maybe suitable to lead projects on a higher wage.

This is very much a hands-on position, with the added roles as outlined below.
As a Care Practitioner you will be required to have solutions based approach to respond
to the changing local needs as indicated by the manager and the Community Resource
Team. You will work closely with other members of the CRT and be involved in the
assessing, delivery and evaluation of the service users’ care needs. As part of the larger
team of care practitioners covering the company, you will be expected to offer support
to other areas, colleagues and managers when issues arise and a systems whole
approach is required.

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and empathetic individuals who are available to work weekend shifts at services on Highfield Park, Llangwyfan. There are a number of residential services on Highfield Park, each supports varied client groups covering all levels of learning disability, severe and complex behavioural problems, autism and secondary mental health problems. We are looking for individuals to join our existing dedicated, qualified and capable staff team who put the people living here at the heart of what we do, by supporting them to achieve their full potential through well planned support and care. We strive to help people remain as independent as possible and to maximise their quality of life.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:-

Actively supporting the communication style and programme prescribed for any individual.
Through training, mentoring, self-reflection and experiences, developing an empathetic approach to supporting the needs of individuals.
Provide skilled support which positively impacts individual’s health and wellbeing, whilst enabling people to fulfil their potential.
Developing person centred working relationships with individuals, utilising Autism specific approaches and evidence based methods, these interventions may utilise approaches such as the SPELL framework, TEACCH and other such frameworks.
Enable residents to lead a meaningful life through the implementation of a person centred support plan.
Skills: Strong communicator, creative, motivated, ability to cope in challenging situations, understand and support individuals to lead a good quality of life whilst achieving positive outcomes along the way.

We are seeking a Children and young persons (CYP) support worker in New Port to effectively deliver semi-independent living support to vulnerable young people aged 16-25. The CYP support worker will work with young people to promote and develop essential life skills to support their transition into independent living.

Just ONE is a Health and Social Care Company looking for flexible, enthusiastic, compassionate and caring people to provide up to 24 hours support to vulnerable young people aged 16-25.

Main responsibilities include:

Monitor the health and safety of the young person and the property

Monitor the young person’s ability to engage with everyday living and develop skills where necessary

Establish good relationships with the young people

Promote professional boundaries between employee and young people

Escalate concerns including safeguarding regarding young people’s welfare to Head Office

Encourage young people to access education, training, employment and any other activities supporting any application or enrolment process

Complete daily notes regarding each young person’s progress

Attend regular support & supervisions

Essential

Minimum of 12 months experience working with children and young people- can be volunteer or personal experiences

Will be expected to work; days, evenings, overnights and weekends as required, plus a minimum of 1 sleep in per week

Willing to travel nationwide

Desirable

Ability to prioritise actions to achieve goals set

Have a NVQ L3 in working with children and young people or relevant qualification (if not, willing to sign up for one with the company)

Effective communication skills

What you’ll get in return:

28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)

Permanent contracts; Part/Full time.

FTE: up to £20,000 (based on working 32 hours a week and 1 sleep-ins)

32 hours = 2 shifts a week

Sleep ins as extra hours

Discounts on 1000’s of retailers, food and drink and holiday companies

Full training given with CPD accredited certificates

QCF’s available

Career progression within the company

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: Up to £20,000.00 per year

Cardiff are moving towards locality based working, moving services into the communities with which they work. This is the first step of a move towards better-integrated public services, working more closely with partners within the community. We will be working jointly with partners to ensure citizens have access to all the services and opportunities available to them within their local community.

Within the team’s geographical area you will support children and young people through robust assessment, SMART planning and effective intervention to support them in achieving positive outcomes within their families and communities. Working within a restorative practice approach, you will work in partnership with families and multi-agency colleagues in intervening to address both the presenting concerns and underlying difficulties.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the service which puts the individual at the heart of our work. The teams work from a strengths-based (Signs of Safety) approach to meet the needs of young people and their families.

We are looking for newly qualified Social Workers.

The successful candidates must have robust safeguarding, child protection experience and be confident with court proceedings. As a child protection social worker, you must be flexible and able to work under pressure. Due to the nature of the role candidates must have front line post qualifying experience in child protection services.

A degree in Social Work degree is essential for this role, as well as excellent skills in assessment and the ability to write concise records and reports. You will be a good team player, have excellent communication, organisation skills and IT skills.

Currently a Team Leader or Senior Support Worker looking for your next move within care?

Want to work for an Award winning charity who support people with learning disabilities? We have a fantastic opportunity now open for a Front Line Manager to lead a team supporting four individuals move into their new homes.

These individuals have diagnoses of mild to moderate learning difficulties, autism, communication delay, health conditions and complex needs. They require their staff to be resilient, fun, understanding, hardworking, consistent, confident and caring. They require a wide range of support with personal care, managing medication and finances, supporting them to access the community, learn new skills , maintain relationships with family and friends, adapt current skills and live a life that makes sense to them

What makes this a great job? Well it’s partly the people we support. And it’s partly the team spirit and sheer pride in their jobs you’ll find in your staff.

You will be Leading your team of fifteen Support Workers, encouraging and mentoring them, completing supervisions and appraisals and ensuring staff have all the training and resources they need.

The team strives always to keep our support fresh, new and genuinely person-centred, and you will be key to this.

Of course there will be the practical details such as overseeing the rota, completing risk assessments and support plans. You will be responsible for the service budget, and ensuring the home is fully compliant with all regulatory requirements as well as our internal processes.

You’ll develop constructive relationships with external professionals, social work teams, families, and the local community.

You’ll also have overall responsible for ensuring any staff vacancies are filled promptly, working with our supportive internal recruitment team.

It is also important to note: our successful Front Line Manager will also be part of the on call system so you will need to have a flexible approach.

About us

MacIntyre is a national charity which supports over 1,200 people with a learning disability and/or autism.

We were founded in 1966 by the visionary parent of a child with disabilities and have been growing steadily ever since. We celebrate and develop everyone’s unique gifts, talents and contributions.

What we need from you

You will have experience of supporting vulnerable people, ideally those with a learning disability. You will have managed a team and if not already registered with CIW, register within 6 months of being appointed. Ideally you will have some knowledge of care legislation within Wales and the requirements of CIW.

You’ll be creative in your thinking and your approach both to staff and the people we support, able to inspire and motivate. Our Front Line Manager will also have the ability to empathise and work with families and help build their confidence in us right from the start.

Other qualities that makes a good Front Line Manager will be the ability to budget, work under their own initiative, be reliable and flexible as you may need to cover sickness etc at short notice.

You must be a driver with your own transport which is insured for business use, as you will travel regularly between Wrexham services , as well as to regular meetings, conferences and training.

Training and Development

At Macintyre we fully support your training and development. We know it can be daunting to start a new job, and not everyone learns the same way, so throughout your probation we will provide you with a mixture of e-learning, face-to-face training and mentoring support whilst on the job.

But it doesn’t stop there – throughout your career with us you will have access to our own dedicated in house Learning and Development team, Quality Specialists and HR Teams. These teams, along with your Manager, will provide you with opportunities to learn and develop professionally as well as enabling and supporting you to achieve professional qualifications and career progression opportunities – all free of charge.

MacIntyre provides a full induction and ongoing training, including the opportunity to gain nationally accredited vocational qualifications, free of charge.

Pay and Rewards

We provide a range of benefits to reward and thank our staff which includes:

30 days’ annual leave including statutory public holidays (pro rata for part-time roles)
Workplace Pension scheme – MacIntyre will contribute 3% of your salary to all eligible employees
MacIntyre Staff Savings Scheme
Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) to support your health and wellbeing
Health Cash Plan which provides money back on core health treatments such as: optical, dental, physiotherapy, chiropody (at reduced cost)
MacIntyre Sick Pay (qualifying period)
Life assurance scheme offering valuable benefits to your dependents
MacIntyre Rewards Scheme which recognises and rewards staff
MacIntyre Perks which offers up to 6% discount off leading retailers including Tesco, Curry/PC World, Costa and many more
Access to the Blue Light Card which offers thousands of amazing discounts online and on the high street for emergency and social care staff.
Enhanced DBS Certificate (cost paid by MacIntyre)

How to apply

If this job sounds like the right fit for you, click on the Apply button on the MacIntyre website, complete some brief details and upload your CV.

Alternatively if you would prefer to complete a manual application form, you can either download one from the attachments on our website advert or phone us on 01908 357 016 and we will send an application form to you.

Please note: we reserve the right to close this advert early if we have received a sufficient number of applications, so don’t delay, apply today.

MacIntyre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Therefore we work with successful candidates to complete appropriate checks prior to joining. To work in the Social Care sector in Wales it is now a requirement to be registered with Social Care Wales. If you currently hold registration you are able to change the employer stated on your registration once you start working for us. If you do not hold registration you are able to commence work with us once appropriate pre-employment checks are made but you are required to obtain registration with Social Care Wales within 6 months of starting your role. We will support you in working towards this, more information can be found on the Social Care Wales website.

Safer Recruitment and Diversity statement

MacIntyre safeguards and promotes the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Therefore we work with successful candidates to complete appropriate checks prior to joining.

MacIntyre is committed to promoting equality, encouraging diversity and embracing inclusion among our workforce. We want our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and the people we support. As part of this commitment, our accessibility toolbar allows you a number of options: read adverts in another language (including Welsh for our Services located in Wales), change the font to Open Dyslexia, change the colours, and many others. Just click the button marked “Accessibility” at the top of the screen.

Are you looking for a career in Social Care?

We have been awarded as a Top 20 Care Provider in Wales 2019 & 2020 for the great work we do across the social care sector.

Seren are looking for caring individuals to join our amazing team of Front Line Support workers.

Payrate – Social care Wales registration
Registered worker – 9.70p/h

With more and more elderly and vulnerable people needing care, it’s up to organisations like Seren to make sure they receive the support they need, when they need it.

You will be supporting with;

Meal preparation
Companionship
Personal care
Medication
Apply now and become a frontline worker

✳ Essential Info;

You must be able to drive with access to a vehicle
No experience required as full training is provided
QCF further development to get you registered with Social Care Wales
Part and full time hours available
Company mobile, with unlimited texts and calls and data allowance
Shifts – 7am-2:30pm / 3:30pm-10:30pm
Full time staff get every other weekend off
You’ll Receive a Rewarding Career and be part of an amazing team culture!
— Competitive pay rates well above minimum wage with enhancements for qualified workers

— Travel time between visits and mileage expenses paid

— Bonus overtime scheme with rates paid for overtime up to £15 per hour

— Paid local training & on-going learning

— Around the clock support with branches open 7 days a week

— Free Blue Light Discount membership

— We pay for your DBS and your Social Care Wales Registration

— Prioritised covid-19 vaccinations offered to all staff

We are expanding our services across Llanelli, and are looking for Care Workers to join us in Llanelli, Llangennech, Pontardulais, Hendy, Burry Port, Pembrey, Pwll/, Kidwelly, Trimsaran, Bynea, Gorseinon, and Loughour

Previous experience is preferable, however training is provided in all aspects of care delivery, so if you are thinking about starting a new career, we will support you to gain the skills and knowledge you need.