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Support Worker Castell Ventures
Location: Conwy
£10 per hour / Full Time

The Opportunity

We are looking for highly motivated and compassionate Support Workers for our Kickstart scheme in Abergele.

Kickstart in Abergele focuses on providing support to young people age 16+ to increase engagement, minimise risky behaviours and increase independent living skills. Kickstart is an established service delivering therapeutic care and support for individuals with complex needs which can include:

mental health needs

learning difficulties

historical trauma

exploitation

substance use

self-neglect

In this job you will be supporting people with:

budgeting

attending appointments

independent living skills

managing emotions

Kickstart in Abergele also offers support to people of all ages in their own home in the community, this includes:

support with medication

making meals

personal care

shopping

The shift patterns we have for jobs in Kickstart are:

7:45am – 5pm

4pm – 11pm

5pm – 11pm

3pm – 10pm

10pm – 8am

sleep ins 11pm – 8am

What you’ll need to succeed

To get the best from our young people, we need care & support workers who are:

approachable and caring

positive, pleasant and respectful

encouraging, engaging and motivational

committed to providing outstanding support to young people moving into the next chapter of their life

You will be provided with an in-depth induction, with a mixture of face to face and online learning, to make sure you are fully prepared before joining the team.

What you’ll get in return

Pay rate of £10.00 per hour

Overtime opportunities, pick your own hours

Overtime pay rate of £11.20 per hour

Enhanced Sick pay *

Annual leave of 29 days (pro rata including Bank Holidays)

Option to buy more annual leave

Bank Holiday overtime pay rate of time and a half

Permanent or casual contracts with guaranteed hours 16 – 37.5 hours per week

Pension scheme

Financial support towards dental, optical & medical treatments

24/7 Counselling support

Full training before you start your job

Support to gain your QCF Level 2 in Health & Social Care

Flexible working, full time and part time contracts available

Critical illness insurance*

Mobile phone for work

Chance to take part in company events

Christmas Hamper

*after a qualifying period of employment, and successfully passing probation


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