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Location: Morriston Hospital, Swansea (requires travel within the area)Contract type: CasualHours per week: Irregular (Service operates Mon – Sun, 10:00 – 20:00)Salary: £9.89 per hour We’ve got an opportunity…Do you love helping people in need? Are you looking for a rewarding role that could kick start your career in the health and social sector?We are looking for a caring and resilient person, who can think on their feet in a pressured environment to join our Independent Living team.Based in fast paced, busy and intense Emergency Department, you will provide practical and emotional support to patients. You will undertake non-medical tasks to free up the medical staff to be able to focus on their clinical role and make visitors’ stay as comfortable as possible.Responsibilities are very varied and include, but are not limited to:Escorting patients to assigned departmentsCollecting prescriptions to speed up their dischargeProviding emotional support/pastoral care while they await treatmentProviding emotional support to close friends and familiesEnsuring patients have food/drink while waiting for long hoursDriving patients home when discharged and making sure they are safely settled at homeSignposting and referring patients to other sources of support in the communityPlease note that this service runs from Monday to Sunday (including bank holidays) and successful candidate will be expected to commit to up to 10-hour shifts (flexible days).Say hello to the team…Sometimes a little help can go a long way.The Independent Living (IL) & Crisis Response (CR) service (IL/CR) are dedicated to making lives of vulnerable people a little bit better. We’re a small team dotted all over the country that shares the same goal – to help those that need it most.From picking up groceries to helping out around the house, we’re there to make a difference. There’s nothing better than knowing the time we spent with someone made them feel safer, happier, and more able to deal with crisis.This role could be for you if…You can make things great. You know how to improve service quality for the benefit of users.You’re professional. You can deal with queries in a diplomatic and confidential manner. You love being flexible. Working hours out with the norm suits you.Also, you should be the following:Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent by experience)IT literateFull driving licence holder with a driving licence which allows you to operate a manual transmission vehicle (please note that, due to vehicle insurance policy requirements, applicants must be aged 21 or over and must have held their licence for a minimum of two full years)Have a good knowledge of services provided by the NHS and Social CareClosing date for application is 23.59 on Thursday 3rd December 2020 with interviews to follow.We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leaveUp to 6% contributory pensionFlexible working policyClick here for further details on our staff benefitsA little bit more about us…The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country – we’re there when you need us.Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you’re in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation’s Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on Linked in – British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies.Connecting human kindness with human crisis

The Vale of Glamorgan is recruiting to an Account Administrator post in the Community Care Finance Team, a key function within Social Services. The Directorate has a wide range of statutory duties and responsibilities around protecting and supporting vulnerable children and adults.Description: To provide a financial administration function including: liaising with internal and external providers of social care, giving appropriate information regarding charges, processing of payments and billing for social care services, preparing contracts for placements and Third Party Payments.Mae Bro Morgannwg yn recriwtio ar gyfer swydd Gweinyddwr Cyfrifon yn y Tîm Cyllid Gofal Cymunedol, sy’n swyddogaeth allweddol o fewn Gwasanaethau Cymdeithasol. Mae gan y Gyfarwyddiaeth ystod eang o ddyletswyddau a chyfrifoldebau statudol ynghylch amddiffyn a chefnogi plant ac oedolion sy’n agored i niwed.Disgrifiad: Darparu swyddogaeth gweinyddu ariannol gan gynnwys: cydgysylltu â darparwyr gofal cymdeithasol mewnol ac allanol, rhoi gwybodaeth briodol ynghylch costau, prosesu taliadau a bilio am wasanaethau gofal cymdeithasol, paratoi contractau ar gyfer lleoliadau a Thaliadau Trydydd Parti.

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A new and exciting opportunity has arisen within the local authorities Play Development Team.

We are looking for enthusiastic people to join our play team to deliver, risky and meaningful play opportunities to children and young people aged 5 to 14 years, in local communities across Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Using a wide range of play equipment and resources, you will be expected to plan and create a rich play environment that supports the ethos of ‘Freely Chosen Play’

This is an Apprenticeship Vacancy. The successful candidate will be employed by the company outlined below and receive on-the-job training from them. Alongside this, they will undertake the Level 3 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development Apprenticeship Programme with ACT Training and receive support and guidance from an experienced Assessor, to help them achieve the relevant qualifications. Please refer to the Course Outline on the ACT Training website for an overview of the Apprenticeship Programme. This can be found by copying and pasting the following link onto your browser: https://www.acttraining.org.uk/vacancies/apprentice-nursery-practitioner/ Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the tab entitled Course Outline.Company Name: Meadowbank Day NurseryLocation: Abergavenny, MonmouthshireJob Title: Apprentice Nursery PractitionerApprenticeship Programme: Level 3 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and DevelopmentHours of Work: 40 hours per week – Based around our operational time (7am-6pm)Days and Times of Work: Monday – FridaySalary: National Minimum Wage for Apprentices – £4.15 per hour Contract Duration: 12 monthsCompany Overview: We are a homely, caring and cheerful nursery based in Abergavenny seeking two candidates due to an increase in numbers, who will receive the most up to date Level 3 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development Qualification. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to progress in their career.Key Duties: – To ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for all children in their care;- To give support to other team members throughout the nursery;- To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, learn and develop.Essential/Desirable Requirements: – Level 2 Childcare or Health and Social Care Qualification is essential.Interview Date: To be confirmedImportant Information:You will be contacted by telephone and email throughout the recruitment process; therefore, please ensure the contact details you provide are accurate and that you check your messages regularly.

We are currently seeking an experienced and suitably qualified Deputy Manager who would like to utilise their experience, knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the young people in our Residential Children’s Home.

· You must hold a recognised qualification, either NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care – Children and Young People or QCF Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care – Children and Young People

· You must also have at least two years’ experience of working in a residential childcare setting as a shift leader.

We offer good rates of pay plus a sleep-in allowance, comprehensive training and on-going personal development.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and registration with the Care Council for Wales are required for this position. You must also be a driver with a licence for manual transmission.

Please do not apply for this role if you do not have the necessary experience or qualification.

Some benefits of this role
•Dedicated around-the-clock support from a team of passionate social care professionals to help ensure the child’s needs are met and you are supported.
•Generous fees and allowances.
•Learning and development opportunities to support your role as a Foster carer.
•Access to exclusive discounts on goods, days out and attractions.
•Leisure for Life memberships for all your household.
•An additional £1,000 retention payment per annum.

Integrated Family Support Practitioner (Edge of Care) x 2

Listed are two full time positions, one permanent and one fixed term until March 2022, both working 37 hours per week.

You will be responsible for providing rapid and timely intervention support to strengthen families in cases whereby there is a risk of children and young people being accommodated and moving into care directed by the Customer Services Manager for Family Intervention/Integrated Family Support and Edge of Care.

You must have five GCSE grade C or equivalent and have at least three years’ previous experience of working with children and families.

An NVQ3 or above in Social Care or equivalent is desirable.

This post is subject to a DBS disclosure check.

Welsh language skills are desirable.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

For Social workers seeking to return to Cardiff to work and for those seeking to work for Cardiff for the first time your applications would be welcome. Cardiff benefits from being the capital of wales and is a growing city with a diverse population. The children of Cardiff require social workers who can respond to the diversity of needs and experiences which in turn offers social workers the opportunity for workers to develop expertise and to lead practice within Wales ensuring that Children and their families receive only the best. Cardiff offers the opportunity to grow and develop through high quality training, supervision and a wide variety of opportunities to pursue career development.

There is a sense of optimism within the Children Services workforce as Cardiff moves through its change journey with strong leadership through the dedicated management team.
Cardiff are in the process of redesigning our services to follow the child’s journey and creating locality teams that enable workers to link closely with communities and local services. These teams have been established in three areas of the city at St Mellons in the East, Fairwater in the North and Cardiff Bay in the South enabling staff to be based within the communities that they serve. The Locality model offers benefits not only to Children and their families but also to staff including reduced travelling time and expense. The locality offices support good team morale where staff feel comfortable can link with colleagues and engage with each other in peer reflection. The operational managers are based with the teams at the locality offices ensuring strong links between staff at all levels of the service.

Cardiff is one of the fastest growing cities in Britain, committed to becoming a ‘Child Friendly City’ that places the rights of children and young people at the head of our policies and strategies. Parents have the most significant influence on children and on their future lives. It is our belief that outcomes for children are best when they are supported to grow and achieve within their own families. This belief has driven the ‘Think Family’ approach which looks at the family as a whole and co-ordinates support across the public services, tailored to each family’s needs and strengths.

If you are interested in being part of Cardiff’s journey to becoming one of the most vibrant and successful cities within the UK that puts Children first with the ambition of being a lead force behind practice development in Wales we would be excited to hear from you.
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 have a diverse variety of casework, individual, dedicated and regular senior management support alongside progression opportunities for the successful candidates.
We are looking for experienced 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 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.

Radis Community Care have an exciting opportunity for a Care Worker to join our team based in Usk.About Radis Established in 2001, Radis Community Care has grown to become a leading provider of community based social care and support for thousands of vulnerable adults and children in England and Wales, focused on supporting people to live independently in their own homes and part of their local communities.We care for a range of service users including the elderly and for people with physical and/or learning disabilities. Tailored to meet our service user’s individual needs, our care ranges from brief daily visits to 24-hour live-in care and can either be short or long-term. About the roleAs a Community Care Worker, you will provide a Care to service users living independently in their own homes, that is flexible and responsive to their needs. This can include assisting them with daily living tasks, personal care and hygiene, light meal preparation and domestic tasks and medication.Benefits for the RoleMileage Allowance for Cars & BikesInduction Framework QualificationFull or Part time hours availableNEST PensionFree uniform and PPEExcellent career progressionFully structured support for all new starters availableFull Out of Hours supportfull training provided including specialist courses, such as End of life and other training courses.In-depth online & Office based trainingPaid Shadowing in the fieldYou get paid by BACS every 4 weeksRefer a friend payment (Unlimited Payments ) Subject to conditionsWe will pay for mandatory refresher trainingRadis Community Care is an Equal Opportunities Employer that welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

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We are currently seeking an experienced and suitably qualified Senior Residential Support Worker to join an established team in one of our residential children’s homes in the Bridgend area.

You must hold a recognised qualification, either NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care – Children and Young People or QCF Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care – Children and Young People and have at least one years’ experience in a residential childcare setting.

We offer good rates of pay plus a sleep-in allowance, comprehensive training and on-going personal development.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and registration with the Care Council for Wales are required for this position. You must also be a driver with a licence for manual transmission.

Please do not apply for this role unless you meet the required criteria re experience and qualification.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £23,014.00-£26,092.00 per year

Families First is looking to recruit an experienced and dedicated Support Worker who will be responsible for the identification and assessment of need, the delivery of interventions and the engagement of vulnerable families within Blaenau Gwent.The successful candidate will coordinate and deliver bespoke early intervention packages of support to enable families to become confident, nurturing, resilient and safe.The Social Services Directorate – Children’s Services are looking to recruit a multi skilled professional to work with families in need of support. You will deliver a comprehensive parenting support programme to meet individual needs and increase positive outcomes, undertake family assessments and chair meetings to develop Family Support Plans.You will be able to communicate effectively with children and young people, be flexible in your working hours to meet the needs of children and their families, and undertake any other duties appropriate to the grade and role.The role requires a relevant Level 3 or above professional qualification in Social Care, and Level 1 & 2 in Safeguarding along with proven experience of working with children in a community setting.Experience of working with other agencies, undertaking assessments and delivering interventions, with a good understanding of child development and sound working knowledge of legislation, guidance and standards related to children’s support services is essential.The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The post holder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records. Closing Date 4th March 2021, MidnightInterview Date 12th March 2021

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We are looking for a Social Care Personal Assistant / Support Worker for the Newborough area.

It is desirable that you have knowledge of Autism or experience of supporting an individual who has Autism.

Hours on offer are 10 hours per week (either 2 x 5hrs or 3 x 3+ hours) to support an individual with day to day activities and to access the community (walks etc)

Full driving licence required

You will be employed directly by the service user.

Relevant training and support is on offer.

Please send in your CV to / or for further information, please contact:
Anglesey Council Direct Payments Service on 01248 751935 / GavinRogerson@ynysmon.gov.uk
Or,
North Wales Advice and Advocacy Association (DP service) on 07419740150 / Dafydd.roberts@nwaaa.co.uk