Support Worker

Support Worker

Swanton Care | Carmarthenshire, WLS, GB

Posted 6 days ago

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Are you looking for a rewarding career? We're looking for support workers who care about making every moment matter for the people we support.
You will receive a £500 bonus once you've successfully completed your probation period!
Position: Support Worker
Location: Llandeilo (SA19 postcode)
Hours: Full and part time, hours will be rostered to cover the needs of the service
Salary: £10.20 per hour, you could earn up to £26,000 based on a 48-hour contract
About our service
Located in Llandeilo, set in 19 acres of beautiful landscape, we are made up of one home, two flats and seven cottages. We support people with a range of complex care needs from ages between 18-65. Many people have dual diagnosis of varying disabilities and health support needs including down syndrome, smyth magenis syndrome, mental health, schizo affective disorder, and epilepsy.
About you
Are you enthusiastic, compassionate and committed to supporting people in a way which respects their dignity?
Here at Swanton, we are looking for people who share our core values and are able to apply these to the work that they do. At the heart of our ethos are five key words, these underpin the PRIDE we take in our services.
_'Potential, Responsibility, Integrity, Diversity, Empathy'_
You will need to be adaptable and flexible with excellent communication skills and able to work as part of our team.
It would be advantageous to hold a drivers licence.
The Role
To provide practical assistance and emotional support to empower the people we support to achieve their goals and aspirations, respecting everyone's individuality and enabling them to make appropriate choices to live the life they wish, in line with their individual support plans.
Promote the health, well-being, physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual beliefs of the people we support and ensure they are met in an inclusive way.
Facilitating social, educational or work activities such as visiting family and friends, walks, shopping and other recreational activities of their choice.
General housekeeping duties that can include shopping, domestic duties as well as elements of personal care.
As part of the role, you will need to be able to complete a range of records and documents.
What we can offer:
Refer a friend scheme we know that amazing people often know fantastic people and you will receive £400 each time a successful referral is made
Golden Hello receive a £100 bonus if you complete your e-learning prior to your start date
Long service awards we recognise your contribution to the team and award long service
Employee benefits app stay connected to our community, receive discounts across everyday and luxury shops, access information about learning & development opportunities
Pension and life cover auto enrol into our pension scheme and entitled to the death in service benefit
Funded qualifications earn whilst you learn! we aim to develop our own talent, giving you the opportunity to develop your career with Swanton
Trained mental health first aiders & EAP free confidential access to 24hr assistance program for counselling, advice and support
Swanton Care invests in its people and offers apprenticeships in Health and Social Care (level 3). Earn whilst you learn has never been easier! If you are interested in this great opportunity and are successfully shortlisted for interview, please advise the hiring manager.
_You will be required to undergo relevant pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS._
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £10.20 per hour
Cycle to work scheme
On-site parking
Referral programme
Store discount
Day shift
Night shift
Ability to commute/relocate:
Llandeilo, SA19 7TG: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
complex care: 1 year (preferred)
Driving Licence (preferred)
Work authorisation:
United Kingdom (required)
Work Location: One location