- Location: Powys
- Job Type: Full Time, Part Time, Temporary
- Sector: Adult Services, Children Services
- Category: Support Worker
- Job Ref: GF
- Salary: £8.72 - £10.50 per hour
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New Directions are currently recruiting for experienced Support workers in various areas of Powys.
The ideal candidate will have experience providing support to individuals who have emotional behaviour disorders. In particular, experience working with individuals that have faced challenging backgrounds growing up and need that extra support and guidance.
Relevant qualifications would be a bonus but not essential however previous experience is a must.
We require you to work on a flexible basis (fulltime or part-time) and you must have had at least 6 months paid or 12 months voluntary experience in a similar field.
Your role may be varied but primarily will be supporting service users in residential settings and emergency placements.
If you are interested in this position then please call us on 02920390150 option 1 and speak with Gareth Ford.
*Please note that although this is initially Temporary work, this often creates permanent job opportunities within a lot of the clients we work with and support.
The role of a Support Worker
The duties of a Support Worker vary depending on the needs and wishes of the individual. They offer support for the individuals overall comfort and wellbeing and help people who need care and support to live as independently as possible. They will support individuals with many aspects of everyday living; including physical, emotional and social.
Support Workers can work in a residential care home, domiciliary care, or out in the community. Their work is defined by a care plan, which is often developed by a social worker or care manager to meet the assessed needs of the person who needs care or support.
- Working as part of a friendly, established team
- 24 hour On Call Service in place
- Flexibility to choose where, when and how much you want to work
- Competitive pay rates
- Recommend-a-friend scheme
- Award winning company
- Online Services to access to your information; payslips, request holiday pay
- Full booking confirmation before you start
- Access to FREE Training Courses and personal development
- Respected reputation throughout the Social Care and recruitment industry
Experience:Please be advised that we require a minimum 6 months paid social care experience or 12 months relevant voluntary experience.
DBS:We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a robust recruitment procedure and hold a fully enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.
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: 23rd July 2020