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Job Details
  • 4900
  • Cartref Ni
  • Multiple opportunities available in Conwy, Denbighshire, and Flintshire
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Pay rate up to £10.65 p/h + staff reward scheme

Support Worker – Learning Disabilities Supported Living

Whilst experience is welcome, it is not essential as full training will be provided. Multiple opportunities available in Conwy, Denbighshire, and Flintshire. Roles available with full time and part time hours.

Would you thrive working in a community setting, pursuing the principles of everyday living for vulnerable people? If so, then read on to uncover this rewarding opportunity where you’ll be supporting vulnerable adults to live a quality life in their own home, endorsing a person-centred approach, which at all times respects the person being supported.

Our Organisation

Cartref Ni is a not-for-profit organisation and a registered charity, that provides 24/7 support to adults with learning disabilities enabling them to live in their own home in the counties of Conwy, Denbighshire, and Flintshire.

With offices located in St Asaph in North Wales, we have been operating for more than 30 years and are proud of our 145 colleagues including many longstanding employees, who support people to be as independent as possible, to fulfil their potential, be part of their communities and to live their dreams.

With good inspection reports from CIW and local authorities, the services we provide are very well regarded by the people we support and their families.

The Role – Support Worker

Reporting to the Service Manager, you’ll be working at one of the houses where support is being provided as part of a team, to people who may have both learning and physical disabilities who live in their own home. Your duties will require you to:

  • Assist with all personal care requirements using hoists and other specialist equipment as appropriate; and, at all times, respecting the person’s dignity and privacy
  • Assist individuals to access general public amenities both by vehicle and on foot (to include pushing a wheelchair as necessary and utilising an adapted vehicle)
  • Assist individuals in developing their daily living skills to include home-related activities such as budgeting, cooking, cleaning, changing beds, laundry and shopping
  • Complete all daily living tasks that cannot be completed by individuals due to physical and/or learning disabilities
  • Attend, and actively participate in Service Delivery / Care Plan meetings
  • Attend supervision sessions and team meetings

Hours available on the 24/7 rotas may include day, evening, weekend shifts and sleep ins. Hours for specific location-based role to be discussed at interview

The Package

  • Permanent contract
  • Pay rate of £9.60 to £10.65 per hour based on experience (waking nights paid at £11 per hour)
  • Some flexibility with hours worked, with full time and part time hours available
  • Either work in Denbighshire, Conwy, or Flintshire. Specific locations include (but not limited to) Ruthin, Denbigh, Rhuddlan, Prestatyn, Llandudno, Llysfaen, Flint and Connah’s Quay.
  • Career development opportunities, with investment in training
  • Staff rewards scheme with retail discount perks
  • Access to cycle to work and discounted computer scheme

Our Requirements – Support Worker

  • Able and willing to drive (most individuals we support have mobility vehicles)
  • Able to push a wheelchair and utilise specialist mobility equipment (with training)
  • Able to undertake a broad range of moderately physical activities
  • Effective and clear communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills
  • Passion for making a positive difference to the lives of vulnerable people
  • Able to work unsupervised making the best use of resources
  • Ability to work in a team in a supportive and considerate manner
  • Ability and willingness to listen
  • Patient, and calm and confident in challenging situations
  • Willingness to undertake all identified training

Although not essential, experience in supporting people with Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour is desirable.

In the first instance, please express your interest in these Support Worker roles by submitting your CV online, and we will promptly contact you to discuss any queries you may have before progressing your application.

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