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Learning Disability Accommodation Services is about people with disabilities living in their own home, making choices about their own lives and getting support to live the way they want to.We are recruiting support staff to work in our Learning Disability Accommodation Services across the Bridgend County Borough. We are looking for enthusiastic, creative and flexible people who are committed to empowering people with a learning disability to be involved in choices and decisions about all aspects of their lives. You will have a sensitive attitude and an understanding of the different issues people with a disability face.A positive and supportive approach is a requirement of the role as the successful candidate will need to support individuals in a person-centred way within all areas of identified needs, i.e. physical, practical and emotional. This may include household and domestic tasks, shopping and food preparation, personal hygiene, social activities, offering guidance and advice to enable service users to make informed decisions and exercise their rights.The role will involve encouraging and assisting service users to become integrated members of their local community by actively promoting a physical and social presence in community based facilities, e.g. educational, occupational, and social and leisure.To support you in your role, successful candidates will receive appropriate training, the opportunity to work within a team with support from colleagues, one to one supervision with your line manager, as well as regular team meetings.For these posts, the successful candidate will need to be flexible to participate in shift work, which includes weekends, night shifts if required, bank holidays, (for which you will receive an enhanced payment of a time and third) and sleeping in duties (for which an additional allowance is paid). You must also be prepared to drive the service users Motability vehicle. The hours will be arranged by the manager of the service and subject to the demands of the service. The successful candidate must hold a QCF level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) Wales and Northern Ireland or predecessor qualification or be prepared to undertake training to achieve the award.Protecting children, young people or adults at risk is a core responsibility of all council employees.Applicants should note that a criminal records check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) will be necessary for the successful applicant.Closing Date: Wednesday, 2nd December 2020.Click here for the Job Description & Person SpecificationTo apply for this job click ‘Apply Online’

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Support Worker in Social CareJOB DESCRIPTION – Job Title: Social Care Support WorkerSalary Grade: From £8.72 per hour (reviewed annually)Responsible to: Supervisor/ManagerLocation: Various in the North Wales regionHours of work: up to 37.5 (flexible)Line Management Responsibility: NoneMain Scope of the Post:To work flexibly within a home based environment to provide help and support to service users.Key Responsibilities:Work in partnership with other professional agencies to provide help and support to service users.Key Tasks:• Assist with personal care and social care of service users• Undertake light household duties and prepare meals• Escort service users to shops, appointments etc as directed• Assist with the moving and transfer of service users within the home using appropriate equipment• To arrive punctually and undertake tasks as defined in the Personal Plan• Report any concerns to Line Manager• Maintain confidentiality at all times• To work with line manager and other members of staff as part of the team.• Undertake training as necessary• Attend staff meetings• Comply with current policies and procedures particularly Health & Safety & Equal Opportunities• Use appropriate safety equipment (Disposable gloves and aprons etc) for all care tasks• Any other duties commensurate with the scale of the post

The intensive Intervention Service in RCT is divided into two areas, East and West. The West office is based in Tonypandy, Rhondda and the East office is based in Ty Trevithick, Abercynon. There are three Intensive Intervention teams, where the focus is on developing longer-term relationships with children, families and young people.

As a Senior Practitioner you will be expected to manage a defined caseload and work in a challenging yet supportive and rewarding team environment. You will be expected to take on a mentoring role where required with newly qualified practitioners and commit to your own development. Within this role you will be expected to deputise on occasion for the Team Manager. You will also receive regular informal and formal supervision and there are numerous and appropriate training opportunities available.

You should also possess a sound understanding of the practice implication of the Children’s Act, Social Services Wellbeing Act and other relevant legislation. You will be committed to anti oppressive practice and bring with you strong assessment, communication and planning skills. All our practitioners have the chance to influence the development of our work and are supported by an experienced Management Team both at Strategic and Operational levels.

We recognise that Social Work is professionally and personally challenging and demands considerable levels of skill, commitment, and enthusiasm. We offer a dedicated in house Learning and Development Centre which actively supports practitioners at each level to maintain their skills and Continuous Professional Development.

You must possess a recognised Social Work qualification, have 3 years post qualifying experience, be registered with Social Care Wales on appointment and have a proven track record of Social Work with children, young people, and their families.

Senior Support WorkerHours/shifts: 10pm – 8am including alternative weekends Main ResponsibilitiesIt will be your responsibility to build strong relationships with all those around you, making sure family and friends feel welcomed, that health care professionals are kept well-informed, and that you’re keeping your Line Manager up to speed with residents’ needs and progress. A team player, you can follow guidelines and policies easily, and will have good written skills, as you will need to write up care plansProvision of personalised and or person-centred care. The safeguarding of service users. Continuously assess, implement and evaluate residents care. Maintain professional conduct at all times. Adopt safe working practices in accordance with health & safety guidelines. Must meet the minimum CQC standards and maintain professional CQC relationship. Ensure personal development (continuous) and mandatory training is kept up to date. Set and maintain the highest standard of care in the clinical area. The Ideal CandidateTo join us as a Senior Support Worker, you’ll need previous experience working with older people in residential care. You will need to be flexible, patient, caring, organised and great with people. You will have strong communication skills both verbally and in writing and also will have completed or working towards your QCF 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent).. About The CompanyShaw healthcare have an excellent employee benefit package, which includes:Full paid induction programme Work towards a QCF qualification and excellent development/promotion opportunities Our Refer a Friend bonus scheme (earn up to £1000) Paid annual leave 28 days per year (based on hours) inclusive of bank holidays Free Uniform Discounted Meals while on Shift Pension scheme Retail discounts and vouchers Holiday discounts Online benefits and cashback rewards Employee Assistance Programme to all contracted staff including face to face counselling

We are looking for Support Workers to join our existing friendly team immediately!About the Role: Under supervision of the Line Manager, and by working collaboratively as part of a team, the post holder will play an important part in the delivery of care to patients. You will be involved in supporting the psychological, emotional, personal, social, recreational and spiritual needs of patients, as guided by their individual care plans, to enable enhanced wellbeing, independence and quality of life.We are currently recruiting for Full Time, Part Time, Night and Bank team members.Benefits of Working with us:- Meals Provided, On-site parking, Free Eye Care Vouchers- Enhancements for Night Shifts (+20p per hour night allowance), and Bank Holiday’s (double pay)- Comprehensive Learning & Development to support progressionopportunitiesCompany Funded Benefits: Free DBS check, Flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination.Your Daily Tasks as a Support Worker will involve:- Encouraging the patients to develop and maintain skills in all reasonable and practical situations, through occupational therapy or work placement. Encouraging patients involvement in the therapy programme- Carrying out all Company duties, tasks and responsibilities in accordance with the Company’s principles of care, whilst ensuring the safety, care and well-being of patients and colleagues at all times- Maintaining good recording keeping as requested- Handling patient’s finances where appropriate and record all transactions as outlined within Company guidelines- Assisting patients with personal care as outlined in individual care specifications with due regard to the dignity and privacy of the person ensuring that any continence issues are dealt with sensitively- Helping to prepare food in accordance with the patient’s choice, dietary requirements, and preferred methods in a safe and hygienic manner. Assist the patients with eating and drinking as required- Working as part of a team, being proactive and contributing to the development of St Davids HospitalSalary: £9.50 per hourDesirable / Requirements: QCF Level 2 Health & Social Care or willing to work towardsHours of Work: Various – working on a rolling rota basis or flexible to suitContract Type: Permanent or BankIf you are an experienced care worker or support worker, or if you feel you can make a real difference to the lives of others, we want to hear from you! Please complete the short application and upload your CV, alternatively for an informal discussion about this role you can contact MHC Workforce on 01824 572 020.*Please note, successful candidates must be aged 18 or over*(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).We are able to facilitate interviews via our virtual platform, additional cleanliness measures have been put in place in all MHC services to ensure the safety of our residents, patients and staff is maintained. Masks are also available to all visitors.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 substance misuse worker in Gwynedd. The successful candidate will be responsible for assessments and treatments for people with Substance Misuse including risk assessment, drug use, social care and psychological effects by using evidence-based treatments, and harm reduction models to promote health and social care improvements for service users.
The post holder will cover rural areas including South Gwynedd.
To work as an autonomous practitioner (supported by senior employees) in community areas, including the homes of service users.
Use effective communication to keep service users involved in treatment and service contact, and to be responsible for service development and improvement.
The practitioner will be expected to work with service users who use drugs and alcohol.
A welcome period will be attached to develop and meet the individual’s needs.
Applicants for the post are asked to use the Supporting Information section of the application form to explain their reasons for applying for the post, referring to the person specification for the post.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Closing date: 22/12/20
Interview Date: 08/01/2021

For further details / informal visits contact:
Vicky Rawson, Team Manager
vicky.rawson@wales.nhs.uk
03000853333

We are recruiting support staff to work across our adult social care services in Bridgend County Borough.The ideal candidate will have experience in adult social care, in particular, working with vulnerable adults. Your experience could be from a similar role or from other opportunities such as a work placement, from your personal life, volunteering or as part of a training programme.The council is committed to enabling people to have a voice and control of their own lives. We provide care and support adults in a range of settings; including their own home or residential provision.We are looking to appoint staff who are able to:• Provide support and personal care to individuals in their own home or community;• Promote independence, encourage and empower individuals to express their views and opinions and make informed choices;• Observe individuals and complete documentation as requiredFor these roles, you will need to be flexible to participate in shift work, which includes weekends, night shifts if required, bank holidays (for which you will receive an enhanced payment of a time and third). The hours will be arranged by the manager of the service and subject to the demands of the service.Successful candidates must hold a QCF level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) Wales and Northern Ireland or predecessor qualification or be prepared to undertake training to achieve the award.Roles currently available:• Casual Domestic Worker – Older People Residential• Casual Social Care Worker – Older People Residential• Casual Night Care worker – Older People Residential• Casual Homecare Worker – Home Care ServiceFor further information about the opportunities within social care please contact the recruitment team by emailing: recruitment@bridgend.gov.ukProtecting children, young people or adults at risk is a core responsibility of all council employees.Applicants should note that a criminal records check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) will be necessary for the successfulClosing Date: Wednesday, 2nd December 2020.Click here for the Job Description & Person SpecificationTo apply for this job click ‘Apply Online’

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A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.

We are looking for Support Workers to join our existing friendly team immediately!Salary: £8.76 per hourDesirable/ Requirements: QCF Level 2 in Health & Social Care or willing to work towardsHours of Work: Various, working on a rolling rota basis. Full Time, Part Time, Twilight and Bank opportunities availableContract Type: Permanent, Bank, NightsReporting To: Deputy/Registered ManagerBenefits of Working with us:- Meals Provided, On-site parking, Free Eye Care Vouchers- Enhancements for Night Shifts (+20p per hour night allowance), and Bank Holiday’s (double pay)- Comprehensive Learning & Development Package, Health & Social Care QCF qualifications and progression opportunities- Work Place Pension with Legal & GeneralCompany Funded Benefits: Free DBS check, Flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccinationAbout the Role: We have various vacancies for you to join an existing friendly team, supporting individuals with a learning disability to lead a full and meaningful life. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills, share your experiences and really make a difference to the lives of those we support.The positions available are, Full Time (42 hours per week), Part Time (24 hours per week – 2x 12 hour shifts), Twilight (24 hours per week – 6 hour shifts, 6pm – midnight) and Bank.If you are ready for an exciting and varied role where you may; assist someone to learn new skills this may be through local colleges or getting out and about visiting family and places of interest, enjoying hobbies, leisure interests and much more besides then we would like to hear from you.It may be that you want a change, fresh start or just want to bring your skills to a new Service, where at the same time you can benefit from support and guidance from the management team. There will be an opportunity for you to access our bespoke training package.The ideal candidate for this post will have experience in supporting people with learning disabilities (however this is not essential as training will be provided). Within this role you will need an understanding of, medication procedures, safeguarding policies and procedures, motivation skills, be self-motivated, flexible and organised.Skills: Empathy, caring and good and effective communication skills. Self-motivated ability to cope in challenging situations and be able to work under pressure. Understand person centred approach and support individuals to lead a good quality of life whilst achieving positive outcomes along the way.About the Service: Glyn Rhosyn is a male only residential nursing service for individuals living with a learning disability and complex needs who are looking to step down from acute services or step up from community based services.Glyn Rhosyn promotes independence and choice through Person Centred Planning, Active Support and Positive Behavioural strategies.About MHC: We are committed to delivering the very best care within our health services across England and North Wales. We provide a culture that empowers the people we work with – both individuals and colleagues – to fulfil their potential. By working together, we develop pathways for individuals and colleagues that enable them to achieve positive outcomes. Likewise, we work together with families and carers too, so they are always fully involved in their loved one’s care while they are with us.Equal Opportunities: MHC are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for this role regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.How to Apply: Please complete the short application and upload your CV, alternatively for an informal discussion about this role you can contact MHC Workforce on 01824 572 020.*Please note, successful candidates must be aged 18 or over*(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).We are able to facilitate interviews via our virtual platform, additional cleanliness measures have been put in place in all MHC services to ensure the safety of our residents, patients and staff is maintained. Masks are also available to all visitors.

Rhondda Cynon Taf is pleased to offer an opportunity for Social Workers within our Children’s Services Department.

All our practitioners have the chance to influence the development of our work and are supported by a strong, experienced management team both at Strategic and Operational levels

We recognise that social work is professionally and personally challenging and demands considerable levels of skill, commitment, and enthusiasm. We offer a dedicated in house Learning and Development Centre which actively supports practitioners at each level to maintain their skills and Continuous Professional Development.

We are committed to achieve the aspirations of the Social Work career pathway in Wales and have for some time established a small number of Consultant Social Worker posts in Children’s Services.

Our Children’s Services Department has benefitted from comprehensive and significant investment in recent years, and we have responded to this by strengthening preventative services which aims to add capacity to the front line.

THIS POST IS FIXED TERM UNTIL 31ST MARCH 2021 (WITH THE POSSIBILITY TO BE EXTENDED).IF YOU ARE A SBUHB EMPLOYEE, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, motivated individual to join the Community Resource Team (CRT) in Neath Port Talbot.The post will be within the Living Well Service to provide support to individuals in the community setting. The post is ideal for an enthusiastic individual who would like join a friendly, vibrant and forward thinking team. It would suit someone interested in integrated working who is committed to developing and expanding their skills to achieve the best quality care and outcomes for patients in their own homes.Through collaboration with a range of health and social care professionals, the post holder will work collaboratively with patients and others to promote self-management, early intervention and, where needed, improve support for the older person and those with frailty, along with involvement in discharge planningThe role includes home visiting; providing interventions to patients within their own home, involving lone working without direct supervision. You will liaise with a wide range of Health & Social Care professionals to identify solutions for patients in a multidisciplinary network. Delivering training to relevant staff groups will also be included, and participation in audit processes .In return we offer varied and interesting work in an environment of excellence and innovation. A full competency based induction will be provided along with on-going support, training and opportunities for further professional development.If you are motivated, an excellent communicator and looking for a new challenge we would love to hear from you.The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to applyThis advert closes on Monday 21 Dec 2020

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A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.

We are looking for Support Workers to join our existing friendly team immediately!About the Role: Under supervision of the Line Manager, and by working collaboratively as part of a team, the post holder will play an important part in the delivery of care to patients. You will be involved in supporting the psychological, emotional, personal, social, recreational and spiritual needs of patients, as guided by their individual care plans, to enable enhanced wellbeing, independence and quality of life.We are currently recruiting for Full Time, Part Time, Night and Bank team members.Benefits of Working with us:- Meals Provided, On-site parking, Free Eye Care Vouchers- Enhancements for Night Shifts (+20p per hour night allowance), and Bank Holiday’s (double pay)- Comprehensive Learning & Development to support progressionopportunitiesCompany Funded Benefits: Free DBS check, Flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination.Your Daily Tasks as a Support Worker will involve:- Encouraging the patients to develop and maintain skills in all reasonable and practical situations, through occupational therapy or work placement. Encouraging patients involvement in the therapy programme- Carrying out all Company duties, tasks and responsibilities in accordance with the Company’s principles of care, whilst ensuring the safety, care and well-being of patients and colleagues at all times- Maintaining good recording keeping as requested- Handling patient’s finances where appropriate and record all transactions as outlined within Company guidelines- Assisting patients with personal care as outlined in individual care specifications with due regard to the dignity and privacy of the person ensuring that any continence issues are dealt with sensitively- Helping to prepare food in accordance with the patient’s choice, dietary requirements, and preferred methods in a safe and hygienic manner. Assist the patients with eating and drinking as required- Working as part of a team, being proactive and contributing to the development of St Davids HospitalSalary: £9.50 per hourDesirable / Requirements: QCF Level 2 Health & Social Care or willing to work towardsHours of Work: Various – working on a rolling rota basis or flexible to suitContract Type: Permanent or BankIf you are an experienced care worker or support worker, or if you feel you can make a real difference to the lives of others, we want to hear from you! Please complete the short application and upload your CV, alternatively for an informal discussion about this role you can contact MHC Workforce on 01824 572 020.*Please note, successful candidates must be aged 18 or over*(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).We are able to facilitate interviews via our virtual platform, additional cleanliness measures have been put in place in all MHC services to ensure the safety of our residents, patients and staff is maintained. Masks are also available to all visitors.

As Shared Lives team manager in Wales you’ll have an important job to do in ensuring our service continues to thrive for the benefit of the people we support.

You’ll need to have a positive, can-do attitude, a qualification and experience in health and social care and the flexibility to promote our service, help our team be great and make sure our service provision is awesome. You will also need to have a driving license and use of a vehicle as the role involves regular travelling.