Care Worker Older persons

Care Worker Older persons

Pobl | Swansea, WLS, SA8 4PD, GB

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We are currently have an opportunity to join our committed team of care and support staff within Dan y Bryn Residential Care Home on a full time or relief basis.
Dan y Bryn is situated in pleasant, landscaped surroundings in the small vil-lage of Ynysmeudwy on the outskirts of Pontardawe. boasting an excellent reputation as being a quality and valued care provider where the needs of the residents are at the centre of all that they do.
*How can I make a difference?*
As a care assistant, you will work with the residents closely on a daily basis, assisting them to live their lives to the full. You will assist them with all of their needs according to their wishes. Becoming a friend and having fun with them is one of the most important parts of the role. Duties will include:
* Ensuring health and wellbeing of residents.
* Providing personal care and emotional support.
* Medication administration.
* Participating in stimulating activities.
* Involving residents in a person centred approach.
*Who are we looking for?*
A background of working with people with physical or mental health needs is desired, but not necessary as full training and support from senior staff and management is provided. More important are;
* Excellent communication skills, with an enthusiastic and positive outlook
* Ability to respond to people’s emotional, psychological, social and spiritual needs
* The confidence to work as part of a team in a sometimes challenging environment, using your own initiative
* The desire to develop skills, undertaking appropriate training courses when offered
*Key information*
Rate of pay: £18,813.60 pro rata £10.05 per hour
Contracted hours available; Full time 36 hours or relief
There are various day and night shift times
For this role you will require an Enhanced DBS check, which we pay for.
To work in this role you will need to be registered with Social Care Wales. If you’re not already we’ll help you do this as part of your recruitment process.
*We offer;*
26 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
Excellent Pension options
Opportunities for training, career development and progression.
Access to an exemplary mental wellbeing team offering couching, meditation and private counselling sessions.
We occasionally close a vacancy before the end date as we actively review our applications and will sometimes progress to interview very quickly, we would love to hear from you so please apply now to start your Pobl journey.
Interviews may be held over Microsoft Teams.
Pobl is an organisation with equality, diversity, and inclusion at its heart, and we are pleased to have recently been accredited with Stage 2 Investors in Diversity. We welcome applications from all areas of the community; however we particularly encourage applications from members of the BAME community as well as individuals with disabilities, who are currently under-represented within our workforce.
Pobl are required by law to check a candidate’s eligibility to work in the UK. The successful candidate will be expected to provide their documentation to us in person at our offices prior to the start of their employment with Pobl. A socially distant appointment system and COVID safe environment will be in place and in line with the Welsh government guidance.
Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 18 per week
Salary: £10.05 per hour
* Casual dress
* Company pension
* Cycle to work scheme
* Employee discount
* On-site parking
* Sick pay
* Store discount
* Wellness programme
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:
* Swansea, SA8 4PD: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Reference ID: 506920