Support Worker

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Job Details
  • 3306
  • Dyffryn Care
  • Llandudno Junction
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • £8.37 per hour + paid QCF qualification

Support Worker – No previous experience required

Make a real difference…

Are you caring and passionate about making a difference to people’s lives? If so, you’ll be delighted to hear that well-established business Dyffryn Support Agency have created multiple roles to provide dedicated support for individuals across Llandudno, Rhos-on-Sea and Deganwy.

Previous experience is preferred but not essential as full training and support will be provided by the experienced and knowledgeable wider team to enable you to succeed in the role and company.

Who will I be working with?

Dyffryn Support Agency has been supporting adults with Learning Disabilities since 1998, and the main aim of the family run business is to support Individuals to become more independent and to live fulfilled and happy lives within their community. The ‘Active Support’ approach enables people with learning disabilities to develop new skills, access a wider range of opportunities and engage in activities alongside other people, building important relationships and social networks that are part of an ordinary life. The Dyffryn head office is based in sunny Rhyl, with the experienced team providing home-support across North Wales.

What will this role of Support Worker entail?

As a Support Worker, you’ll work as part of a small team to provide 24/7 support and care that will help individuals lead an independent lifestyle, whilst making sure that every day experiences are person centered and as supportive as possible. Your duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Assisting with all aspects of personal care, including daily living activities
  • Maintaining the upkeep of shared homes
  • Providing support to the service users to develop their communication skills
  • Ensuring comfort and safety for service users
  • Observing and using non-verbal communication to understand needs and develop senses
  • Assisting with integration into the community
  • Helping to develop meaningful relationships within the community

What will I need to be considered for this Support Worker vacancy?

  • Superb verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to respond to non-verbal communication
  • A full UK driving licence and access to own transport
  • A positive outlook with a compassionate, caring nature
  • Reliable and flexible towards tasks and hours
  • Ability to use own initiative and remain calm within what can be a challenging environment

Although not essential as full training will be provided, experience supporting people with learning disabilities or sensory needs would be highly advantageous.

What will I receive in return?

As a Support Worker, you’ll receive a starting pay rate of £8.37 per hour, with increments linked to length of service and performance plus enhanced pay when working bank holidays, along with additional benefits including a fully paid training and induction programme, and paid training to achieve QCF qualification.  

Contract Type: Permanent, with full and part time hours available to cover a 24/7 rota as part of a large team, hours to be discussed and agreed at interview.

Location: You will deliver support to service users across Llandudno, Deganwy and Rhos-on-Sea, therefore you will need a full UK driving licence and access to your own transport.     

All applications for this Support Worker vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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