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Children’s residential support worker Merthyr Tydfil

Job Description

Are you an experienced Support Worker looking for a new challenge? We have full time temporary roles available in children’s residential homes in Merthyr Tydfil .

What does the Support Worker role involve?

  • Providing the highest quality care to children we support
  • Promoting individuals’ independence by supporting with a range of educational, social and work-based activities
  • Supporting children to attend school and engage in fun and stimulating lessons.
  • Working with families and partner organisations to ensure support is personalised to meet individual needs
  • Using a range of communication methods to assist individuals to make informed day-to-day choices
  • Maintaining accurate record keeping of all activities, progress, and incidents should they arise
  • Undertaking general housekeeping duties, plus elements of personal care
  • Taking ownership to safeguard and protect vulnerable individuals, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of everyone we support

What do you need to be a Support Worker?

  • A minimum of 3 months paid experience in a similar role
  • A can-do attitude, caring and reliable nature
  • Compassion and empathy
  • Enthusiasm to promote independence & choice
  • A strong work ethic
  • Excellent communication
  • The ability to work flexibly
  • 23 years of age or older. We believe it is appropriate that there is a gap in age between the children we support and the staff looking after them; that allows us to ensure the best care in the safest environment.

Please contact Omar on 02920390150 Option 1 for further information or submit your CV by emailing us on richard.french@new-directions.co.uk

Please contact New Directions Social Care for more information on this job vacancy, on 029 2039 0150, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 24th June 2021


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