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Support worker (driver essential) for young male in St Fagan’s area of Cardiff

New Directions Care and Support are looking to recruit a support worker to work with a young Male requiring care in the St Fagan’s area of Cardiff within the Adult Service sector.

Overview of Job Role:

  • As a support worker for New Directions you will be supporting individuals within their own homes or the community.
  • Promoting independence, encouragement and individual’s wellbeing.
  • Developing and maintaining professional working relationships with the individuals we support and their families.
  • Following New Directions Policies and Procedures at all times.

Essential Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to communicate with people on all levels
  • Ability to work on own initiative or part of a team
  • Passionate in supporting adults and children with learning disabilities
  • Previous experience of supporting someone with a brain injury
  • Ability to communicate with people on all levels
  • Ability to work across all Cardiff Area
  • Motivated towards making a positive difference to individuals lives, enabling them to meet their personal goals and aspirations
  • flexibility and reliability is essential in order to maintain consistency for the individuals we support
  • Ability to complete paperwork
  • Must be available to attend induction training and update training (1 week)
  • Car Driver is essential as you may be required to drive mobility vehicle
  • Must be available to work weekends (will be expected to work every other)
  • Must be available for sleep in and wake in shifts

Desirable Requirements:

  • Enhanced Adult and Child DBS – Portable
  • QCF Level 2 or above in Health and social Care

In return for your commitment we offer you :

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Opportunities to progress within the sector – we value your life long career
  • Flexible working hours
  • A comprehensive induction and training programme
  • 24hr support, 7 days a week

If successful;

  • Applicants are required to provide a full enhanced DBS Disclosure; the cost is to be met by the applicant.
  • Applicants are required to attend our induction course (dates to be confirmed upon offer of appointment)

If you would like to discuss our vacancy further, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We look forward to hearing from you

Job Types: Part-time/Full time

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