We have an opportunity for a Static/Community Care Worker to join our team on a permanent basis. This is a highly rewarding role working within our Golau Caredig Extra Care Housing Scheme in Barry and throughout the local community.
This is a permanent role on a zero hour contract
We are a not-for-profit organization committed to Making Lives Better for our customers, our colleagues and our communities. With a history that spans over 50 years, we provide a wide range of housing, support and care services. We are a family friendly organization that employs around 1300 people and supports over 16,000 people across South Wales.
What you’ll do
In this role you will be providing care to our customers undertaking personal care and tasks such as administering medication, meal preparation, supporting them to pay their bills, writing letters and helping with activities and days out.
You will be supporting our customers to ensure they achieve as much independence as possible whilst maintaining their dignity and respect.
Where You’ll Be Working
Golau Caredig provides affordable independent living accommodation for people over 55 in 42 purpose-built one and two-bedroom flats. Individual care and support is provided by ‘in house’ domiciliary care and a tenant support service. The development is close to Barry town centre and includes several communal facilities including a restaurant, hairdressers, laundrette and multi-use activity area. You'll also be supporting our customers in their own homes in the local community.
What you’ll need
To be successful in this role you must be reliable, flexible and have a passion for helping others and be able to use your own initiative. Due to nature of the work it is essential applicants are car drivers with access to their own vehicle. You will need to be prepared to work at short notice and prepared to cover early afternoon, evening and weekend shifts. For this role we are looking for someone to cover Thursday and Friday nights. You will have a QCF Level 2 in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards it and will be registered with Social Care Wales or willing to become registered
- £9.26/£9.56 per hour with enhanced rates for bank holiday working
- Recognised ‘Great Place to Work’ employer
- Paid mileage and travel time
- We pay for your DBS check and SCW registration
- Enhanced sick pay
- Annual leave increases with length of service
- Two week rolling rota where we work with your availability
- Smart phone
- Family friendly policies
- Medicash health care plan (see leaflet)
- Employee assistance programme and well-being support
- Shopping discounts
- Supportive induction and training programme
- Career pathways to support your development and earning potential
Opportunities for development
Throughout our time with us, our Academi will provide you with structured, role-specific training and development including support in achieving your QCF Level 2 in Health and Social Care.
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If you would like further information about this opportunity please contact Cat Roberts in the recruitment team on email@example.com. If you are interested in this role please click ‘Apply’ or alternatively apply through our website
If successful for this role a DBS check will be required. Hafod reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received; therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration.