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Support Worker (Driver) for young Male – St Fagans area, Cardiff

Job Description

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
  • 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

Additional Information

ND Care and Support are seeking motivated, honest and reliable individuals to join our team of homecare workers. ND Care and Support provide homecare services to older people in their own homes and wider community.

Duties include but are not limited to; supporting people to maintain their home, personal care; meal preparation and to access their local and wider community.

12 months experience, a QCF level 2 or equivalent is ideal but not essential as all employees have comprehensive training. Due to the nature of the business you will need to be a car driver with access to your own car for work. In return we can offer you competitive rates of pay, flexible working hours and additional training opportunities including a nationally recognised Social Care qualification.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS (the cost of which is met by the applicant).

Please contact ND Care & Support for more information on this job vacancy, on 029 2082 7555, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 8th March 2019

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