(Temporary up to 12 months or until the post holder returns; whichever is earlier)
We provide a range of day services from Bridgend Resource Centre and our Community Hubs for people who are vulnerable and have a learning disability and for people who are older.
Working as a Day Service Assistant, you will be responsible for undertaking a range of personal care tasks to meet individual need and to provide support in a range of settings both in the community and specialist service settings.
Caring and sensitive, you will be able to communicate appropriately with people at different levels of ability and be prepared to undertake appropriate training. To be effective in this role, you will be a team player and have an understanding of the issues surrounding disability, ideally supported by experience in this area.
Joining our existing staff team, flexibility is key as you will cover for absences due to holidays and sickness.
If you are unsuccessful in obtaining the post you have applied for, you could still have an opportunity to work in the care sector in Bridgend to gain experience and progress your career.
We will be happy to discuss a range of options that may be available at interview and confirm if you would be happy for your application details to be shared with other Social Care providers including the Local Authority and Independent providers commissioned by Bridgend County Borough Council.
If you are a positive, caring person who would like to help people, your skills , knowledge and experience will be welcomed in the care sector as we support people in their own homes and work closely with district nurses, social workers, therapists and other professionals.
Bridgend County Borough Council offers great opportunities for people wishing to work in the Social Care sector and you will be supported to attend training and further develop your learning as well as opportunities to support a career progression in the sector.
We are looking for people with sound values, able to contribute and make a difference to people’s lives, good communication skills and are able to work as part of a professional multi skilled team.
The council’s Hybrid Working Policy applies to this post. This provides a framework for establishing how you will undertake working hours between your home and the office.
Protecting children, young people or adults at risk is a core responsibility of all council employees.
Criminal records check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) is a requirement for this post.