Relief Support Worker
Location: Ty Cwm, Pantyffin Road, Merthyr Tydfil
Salary: £10.00 per hour
Expires: 20/06/2019 23:59

We are looking for an experienced Support Worker (Relief) to join our Floating Support Service in Merthyr Tydfil. This job offers a pay rate of £10.00 per hour - other benefits are listed below.

What you'll do

To provide a flexible and targeted floating housing related support service to tenants who live in Ty Cwm or in their own homes in the community. Tŷ Cwm provides an accommodation option to people over 55 in the Merthyr area supporting independence in later life, or where physical disability or sensory impairment impact on their abilities to take an active role in their community. You will be supporting people to maintain their accommodation and achieve independent living.This will include assisting social inclusion, support to manage their tenancies/accommodation; budgeting; accessing education; training and employment; increasing awareness of their community and improve skills to live independently. 

What you'll need

You will need a good standard of education, a qualification in Social Care or related discipline would be an advantage.

You will have experience of working directly with older people who are vulnerable, due to learning and/or physical disabilities or mental health issues. Experience of working in a community setting would be desirable. 

You will have knowledge of local resources/advice services appropriate to the client group.

You will need excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to and build supportive relationships, to respond appropriately to their needs.

You will need a full current driving licence and access to own vehicle with a willingness to work flexibly.


  • Pay rate of £10.00 per hour
  • Fully paid induction and training programme
  • Fully paid DBS check
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Employee assistance programme and well-being resource available 24/7
  • ‘Perks’ – a range of shopping and activity discounts and cashback options
  • We are a Family Friendly organisation
  • Develop with the support of our academi

Opportunities for development
Through our academi we provide a range of learning and development opportunities to support you on your learning journey with us.We offer development opportunities for every stage of your career.From technical training to leadership development we have a range of programmes.

Next steps
If you would like further information about this opportunity please contact Jade Peplar on
If you are interested in applying for this role, please click 'Apply' and you will be diverted to our recruitment platform.

Closing date: 20th June 2019

Hafod reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received. Therefore, we encourage early applications to ensure consideration.

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