Support Worker Job at Orbis Education and Care – in Port Talbot
What does the Support Worker role involve?
Providing the highest quality care to the people we support
Promoting individuals’ independence by supporting with a range of social, life skill and work-based activities
Working with families and partner organisations to ensure support is personalised to meet individual needs
Using a range of communication methods to assist individuals to make informed day-to-day choices
Maintaining accurate record keeping of all activities, progress, and incidents should they arise
Undertaking general housekeeping duties, plus elements of personal care
Taking ownership to safeguard and protect vulnerable individuals, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of everyone we support
Where is the role based?
You will be working 37.5 hours per week (days, nights and weekends) at our Coed Parc residential home in Cwmavon, Port Talbot.
Salary £17,374.50 – £19,383.00 Per Annum
What are your benefits?
Paid comprehensive induction programme
Free uniform & DBS
210 hours pa paid annual leave and bank holiday allowance
Enhanced rates for overtime & bank holidays + overtime bonus
£600 refer-a-friend scheme
Paid training for nationally recognised qualifications + ongoing support
Up to 37.5 hrs additional annual leave paid for long service
Company pension scheme
Career progression opportunities
What do you need to be an Support Worker?
Previous care experience preferred but not essential
A can-do attitude, caring and reliable nature
Compassion and empathy
Enthusiasm to promote independence & choice
A strong work ethic
The ability to work flexibly
If you want to make a difference to people’s lives, then we would love to receive your application for the Support Worker role. Please click ‘Apply’ and submit your CV today!
All applicants will be subject to a Safer Recruitment process and all appointments are subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure, satisfactory reference checks and any other suitability checks deemed essential for this role.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Company: Orbis Education and Care –
Company Location: Port Talbot