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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.

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 if you do not have the required minimum experience and qualification.

Support Worker – Days

We have a number of shifts available, full or part-time guaranteed hours, or occasional hours if you prefer working with flexibility for day shifts.

We are situated in the peaceful, rural outskirts of Caerleon in South Wales, Llanhennock Lodge is home for 34 adults with physical disabilities. Our home is surrounded by beautiful views of the countryside and with the Breacon Beacons, Wye Valleys and South Wales coast nearby, there’s always plenty to enjoy. Newport is a short drive away.

As a Support Worker/Healthcare Assistant with Leonard Cheshire you’ll provide a high level of care and support to vulnerable people, enabling them to live the life they choose. You’ll assist with daily tasks including personal care, medication and assistance at mealtimes, motivating and encouraging choice and participation.

Experience as a Support Worker, Care Assistant or Healthcare Assistant is desirable but not essential as we offer an excellent training and induction programme to get you fully trained in your new role!

In return we offer a great range of employee schemes and benefits, including generous annual leave, discounts for high street retailers, contributory pension scheme and so much more!
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.

A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post.

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.

* No agencies please *

To support a young man to remain at home, fostering Independence and freedom of choice. This is a 24 hour service, which includes night shifts

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

We currently have a permanent Senior Social Work Practitioner post for a candidate with a recognised social work qualification and registration with Social Care Wales, within the Learning Disability Team.

Our morning Care Assistants make a big difference every day by helping others be ready for their day with a smile on their face – so can you.

Be part of our family-feel team who are proud to have recently received a glowing CIW inspection report.

We take care of one another and our clients in a person-centred manner and thrive to go the extra mile providing care.

What do you need to join our wonderful team?

You need to be able to drive your own car.
Able to offer SOME availability every other weekend or one weekend day per week.
What is involved in the role of a morning Care Assistant?

Personal care support – washing, bathing and dressing etc.
Assisting with housework tasks.
Food preparation.
Companionship – provide this within the client’s home as well as beyond to attend to activities/events that they enjoy e.g., going to the cinema/for a lovely coffee.
Administering medication.
What are you waiting for?

Apply now and call our friendly team on 01792 588 111 to take the next step towards joining us!

We are seeking qualified, experienced Adult Social Workers and Senior Social Workers to join Pembrokeshire County Council’s teams within the Social Services and Housing directorate.

We have opportunities across a range of teams and joining the Pembrokeshire team now would provide many opportunities to bring new ideas, develop in different ways professionally, and to contribute directly to the work to promote a culture of continuous improvement, reflection and learning.

We provide a supportive working structure across all of our social care teams, ensuring you have all you need to perform to the best of your abilities, whilst doing a job you love and if you are interested in working within the mental health team, we will support you to become a qualified AMHP – Approved Mental Health Professional if you have at least 2 years post-qualification experience in order to be considered for training.

We have opportunities across a range of roles offering permanent, fixed term and temporary contracts with a variety of options for flexibility.

If you would like to discuss the different teams and current Social Worker vacancies please contact Rebecca Noyce on: Rebecca.noyce@pembrokeshire.gov.uk.

As well as a supportive management team the following is just a taster of the range of benefits of joining the PCC team:
• Generous Annual Leave of up to 30 days
• Membership of the Local Government ‘career average’ defined benefit pension scheme
• Flexible and agile working
• Access to discounts on a range of products, services and attractions
• A wide range of resources to support your health and wellbeing, including a professional in house occupational health service and access to counselling services
• Generous occupational maternity and paternity pay plan, on top of statutory benefits
• Professional registration fees reimbursed
• Generous relocation package up to GBP 8,000 – which could include for example rent in lieu of a planned house purchase, removal and storage fees and legal/mortgage arrangement fees for house purchase.
• Salary sacrifice schemes

We want to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated,
and highly skilled individual to the position of
Experienced Occupational Therapist to be part
of our Early Intervention Challenging Behaviour
Team.

This project aims to offer specialist behavioural
interventions when problems with challenging
behaviour begin to emerge, without the
requirement for a formal diagnosis or crisis
event.

About Our Organisation:
At Fair Ways we believe in making a difference through passionate care, support and education. Together we aim to build an institution that makes a difference to society and leaves a legacy greater than ourselves and our contributions. Our values sit at the heart of everything we do; we measure our wealth by the difference we make, rather than the profit we make.

About our exciting Opportunity:
Fair Ways are extremely excited to have opened an additional residential children’s home in Brecon Beacons National Park and we are looking to add a Team Leader to our existing team of dedicated staff. You will lead the team to deliver the highest standards of care, protection and support to Children and Young People by facilitating their physical and psychological development, including the promotion of a warm and accepting atmosphere, where the safety and care of young people is paramount.

You will be working on a rota basis; Day 1: 9.00 to 23.00 with a sleep in, Day 2: 7.30 to 23.00 with a sleep in, Day 3: 7.30 to 10.00, Day 4 to 6 off.

All candidates must have a full driving license and have access to the use of a car. Successful candidates will be required to provide an enhanced Disclosure (DBS). This disclosure cost will be met by Fair Ways.
About our Residential Homes:
Over time our 2 homes will accommodate up to 5 children aged between 11 and 18 and the focus will be to provide an enriching and positive environment ensuring we prepare the children in our care to move onto safe and nurturing foster care placements which will be achieved through early intervention. This position focuses on developing independent life skills within a therapeutic care environment. Staff will be involved in a range of activities which our children enjoy, this may include swimming, music, camping, rock climbing, horse riding, canoeing and day trips to local centres.

Basic Job Responsibilities:
• Lead the Team to ensure the provision of quality care, within which the health, welfare, education and the development of young people is promoted and to promote a coherent ethos of care consistent with the overall culture of the company and the Home’s statement of purpose.
• To take an active lead, as part of the Management team of the home, in the monitoring of good practice and ensuring safe working practices within Child Protection and Wales Safeguarding procedures 2019, whilst ensuring that all staff on your team engage and build positive working relationship with the young people individually and as a group and have an understanding of group dynamics.
• To take responsibility for the running of the shift and giving appropriate support and direction to the staff team whilst working proactively to ensure that young people are afforded opportunities and experiences that will allow them to thrive.
• Complete formal assessments of the needs of young people, in conjunction with colleagues and other professionals, to promote and safeguard the welfare of the young people in placement. Ensure that reports for key meetings, such as Child Looked after Reviews are completed in a timely manner and are of a high quality.
• To manage and analyse challenging behaviour resulting from complex needs and take a lead on formulating plans to reduce the likelihood of future similar events. To support colleagues in their reflective practice to develop an understanding of the underlying issues to challenging behaviour.
• To ensure that self and others work within the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care Wales Act 2016 and Social Services and Wellbeing Act 2014 and adhere to Fair Ways Policies and Procedures where necessary and support the Registered Manager with the completion of key reports regarding the home such as the bi-annual Quality of Care review.
• To ensure daily tasks are completed (either directly or through delegation) and are consistent with the smooth running of the home, such as case recording and updating placement plans, risk assessments and ensuring all information is recorded appropriately and accurately.
• To provide high quality supervision to individual members of staff as directed by the Registered Manager and conduct appraisals in line with the Company appraisals process. Ensure that performance issues are identified at an early stage and you support the Registered Manager is addressing such concerns.

Applicants will ideally possess the following skills:
• To actively contribute towards the maintenance of a positive culture within all Fair Ways services, in which teamwork thrives. Guarding against transference of negative views, being solution focused, and promoting positive attitude.
• Ability to proactively engage with young people to establish, maintain and end safe-boundaried relationships.
• Recognise the therapeutic importance of maintaining a clean, tidy and homely environment within the home.
• Ability to advocate for young people and enable them to advocate for themselves.
• Ability to time manage own workload effectively and work as part of a team, promoting a positive culture.
• Have a flexible approach to the task and resilience under pressure.
• Demonstrate effective communication skills, verbal, non-verbal and written.
• Be reliable, enthusiastic, creative and honest.
• To understand and work within the Quality Standards alongside the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care Wales Act 2016 and adhere to Fair Ways Policies and Procedures.

Essential Qualifications:
• To hold a qualification relevant to the post, such as NVQ 3/level 3 Diploma in childcare

About our Rewards: Fair Ways offer a selection of fantastic rewards for our staff including: Employee Assistance Programme, Health Care Scheme*, Additional Holiday Purchase Scheme*, Service based additional annual Leave accrual, Bespoke training department, Education Grant Scheme*, Future Leaders Programme*, Staff Lottery *Subject to qualifying period

Next Step: Interested in the vacancy? Apply today! We encourage a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all communities.

Level 3 qualified person sought to assist Registered Manager in delivering quality care to our citizens in the community
Some on call duties and after training to be able to assist with rotas., care planning, risk assessments etc.
Alternate weekend working is a must as is a Car Driver.

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required before commencing employment.

We are seeking a Children and young persons (CYP) support worker Merthyr Tydfil 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

EYST Wales is an award-winning and unique, beneficiary-led voluntary organisation supporting ethnic minority young people, individuals and families across Wales. A vacancy has arisen for a part-time male Family Support Worker to deliver the Orientation Service for the Refugee Resettlement Programme on behalf of Pembrokeshire County Council. This service delivers an orientation and resettlement service to refugee families resettled to Pembrokeshire under the Home Office Resettlement Programme. We are looking to recruit a Male Family Support Worker working 17.5 hours a week (in Year 1) for a salary of £10,500 -£12.000 per annum dependent on experience (£21,000 to £24.000 pro rata). The successful post holder will be skilled in supporting vulnerable people, a car owner/driver, the ability to speak and understand Arabic is also desirable but not essential. We will also consider and actively encourage secondments to the post – (if applying as a secondment please ensure you have your employer’s agreement before applying). This is currently funded until February 2024, although hours will reduce to 14 hours per week in Year 2 and 10 hours per week in Year 3.