Support Worker

2018-06-13 Care Homes Job Title: Support Worker

Job Setting: Clients Home

Job Role: Carer / Support Worker

Date Posted: 14 May 2018

Job Location: Cardiff

Salary: £8.00 to £9.22 per hour

Hours: Full Time or Part Time

Contact Name: Emma Rees

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Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary ranging from £8.00 to £9.84 per hour
  • with additional attractive benefits for full time, part time and bank positions.
  • These include career progression opportunities with support in - personal development, - health cash plan (applies to contracted staff), - monthly personal trainer sessions, - £200 recommend a friend incentive.
  • The shifts are often between 10-12 hrs and will include evenings, weekends, bank holidays in addition to waking nights.
  • We encourage support workers to work at all of our homes to gain experience of working with different individuals in different environments.

About React Support Services

  • We are a fast growing company with new home developments in the Cardiff central suburbs and we are looking for Support Workers and Senior Support Workers to join our dedicated team and help us to continue to provide a high standard of support and rehabilitation in their daily living.
  • We've been established for 9 years now and have had great success with our 4 stage recovery model, supporting individuals to recognise choice, dignity, respect, privacy, self-worth and community participation.
  • We offer services in staffed houses, providing tailored packages.
  • All our homes are situated in the Cardiff central suburbs with easy access to public transport so a driving license isn't required for this role.

About the Role:

  • Each employee will experience a detailed induction programme and it's important for us to ensure our employees have the right training so regular comprehensive training in specialist areas occurs, in addition, we want to give employees time to reflect and discuss treatment and support with fellow colleagues so regular team meetings and supervisions are also organised regularly.

Requirements of the Role:

  • Knowledge and experience of working with people with mental health disorders is essential, as well as an ability to demonstrate an understanding of how to support individuals with making informed decisions on their care and treatment.
  • We will also consider candidates with academic study in a relevant area.
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate interpersonal skills and a genuine interest in working with our client group.
  • We are looking for support workers who have a willingness to learn.

About our Care

  • Our individuals may be diagnosed with Personality Disorder, Schizophrenia, Depression, Bi Polar Disorder, Acquired Brain Injuries and /or Mild Learning Difficulties.
  • Our individuals may display challenging behaviours such as self-harm, suicidal behaviour and verbal hostility.
  • The work is interesting and rewarding as a result of the complex needs of the client group.
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