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Trainee Support Worker M&D Care Ltd
Location: Carmarthenshire
£9 per hour / Full Time

New to Care? – Make a difference and start your career in Social Care today!!

It doesn’t matter about your background or how old you are, if like helping people then we have a job for you. You do not need any qualifications or previous work experience, what’s really important is your values and attitude towards working with people who need care and support.

Whether you have worked in hospitality, a factory, an office or a shop, it doesn’t matter, we can offer you a new opportunity, with full training provided, that not only will change your career journey, but will also have a positive impact on someone else’s life. All you need is the passion, enthusiasm and commitment to make a difference.

We place people at the heart of everything we do. We provide personal career pathways that enable staff to develop their skills, knowledge and expertise within a supportive Social Care team. So why not join M&D Care today and become part of a passionate and positive team, who are all driven by the same desire and commitment to support the people we care for to lead the lives they want to.

Do you want a career where you can make a difference?

Are you good with people?
Are you caring?
Are you reliable?
Can you work under pressure?
Are you happy to chat and put people at ease?
Are you a good listener?
Do you respect other people’s values and beliefs?
Are you keen to learn new skills?
Values and behaviours required:

Treat people with dignity and respect
Good at working with others
Committed to quality care and improving lives
Willing to learn and develop
Spending time listening to people to get to know them and their needs
Respect people’s right to make their own choices and decisions
Committed to working as part of a team
Give people your full attention and help people when they need it most
The Role:

Our Support Workers play a vital role in the lives of the people we support and their families. You will work within our Residential, Supported Living and Domiciliary Care services, working with people with Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, Autism, and/or behaviours that challenge.

The activities you will take part in are wide-ranging and centred around the individual you are supporting.
You will be trained to offer person-centred support, which promotes dignity, independence and well-being.
We operate a number of services, some of which are very complex and you may be required to work within challenging environments.
You will actively promote independence in accessing the local community, and encourage engaging in work and further education where possible.
In a domestic setting, you will help individuals learn to cook and keep their living space clean and tidy.
You will provide focused support to assist people with individual tasks, personal care and medication needs.
Everyone is unique, we want you find the way to get the best out of all the people we support, by positively promoting independence, choice, dignity and privacy.
Training

If you don’t have any previous care experience, we will provide you with the relevant training.
We provide personal career pathways that enable staff to develop their skills, knowledge and expertise within a supportive Social Care team.
We will support you to develop your understanding of clinical and social care issues which may arise.
We will assist you in creating your own career pathway, ensuring that you feel confident in all aspects of the role.
Job Benefits

The National Living Wage (£9.30ph) is paid after 12 months, if set criteria met
Double time for key bank holidays (Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day)
Early access to a proportion of monthly earnings
Employees under the age of 25 are paid the highest rate of National Minimum Wage
Refer a Friend bonus scheme
Free DBS check
Social Care Wales registration fee paid by M&D Care
Employee Health & Wellbeing Scheme (>1yr service)
28 days holiday including bank holidays
Paid down time for domiciliary care shifts (i.e. full shift paid, including travel and down time between calls)
Yearly performance and attendance related bonus schemes
Pension scheme
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: From £8.91 per hour


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