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Helping Hands Homecare

Care Assistant - Swansea or Neath Port Talbot

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time, Part Time

Salary: £10.25 - £10.50 per hour

The Role

At Helping Hands, we genuinely believe that care is one of the most amazing things you can provide for someone. Care is making sure their tea is made just as they like it. Care is taking the time to sit and listen. Care is going the extra mile. Care is providing people with peace, comfort and happiness in their own home.

The customers our carers visit every day have a wide range of care needs, personalities and lifestyles. We’re looking for carers who are empathetic, understanding and compassionate, to provide the award-winning care we pride ourselves on to enrich customer lives every day.

You might be a care assistant already, may have cared for a family member or friend previously, or just want the opportunity to make a real difference. Our 30 years of experience as the leading care provider has shown us that previous experience simply isn’t necessary to become a fantastic carer. We’ll give you all the tools and training you require to excel at what you do.

Main Responsibilities

The role of a Care Assistant at Helping Hands is varied and largely depends on the customer you’ll be working with. Everything we do is designed to help our customers live happy, independent lives. In doing so, you’ll be:

Providing personal care duties
Administering medication
Manual handling, using equipment where required
Promoting customer health and well-being, enabling them to live their life to the full
Flexibly work a range of shift patterns including alternate weekends
A large part of their daily lives

Helping Hands has a straight forward ethos for its employees; You care for our customers. We care for you. With this in mind, here are some of the benefits you can expect to receive right from the word go with us:

Access to our Employee Assistance Program, providing support and guidance whenever you need it most
Thousands of discounts through our Employee Benefits portal; including supermarkets, retailers and many more
Flexible working
Guaranteed hours available after your probation period is completed
Being directly employed with us
Mileage allowance
Paid holidays
Pension scheme
Dedicated support from your branch management team
Excellent career progression and development opportunities

Who You Are

To take advantage of all the benefits of working for the biggest domiciliary care provider in the UK, all we ask is that you have:

The same passion for care as we do
The right to work in the UK
A valid driving license and access to your own car
Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.

PS - did you know that we’re the only care company recognised in the UK’s Best Places to Work awards, two years in a row? There’s just one question left to ask; are you ready to come and join us?

To apply call us on 01792 940537 or e-mail us at hvsswansea@helpinghands.co.uk

Helping Hands is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce as we believe this develops a comfortable working environment for all our staff. All applications will be treated fairly in line with our Equality and Diversity Policy.

Additional Information

We are currently looking for care assistants in the Neath area to cover some of our established runs.

Community Lives Consortium

Support Worker - Adult Learning Disabilities - Swansea or Neath Port Talbot

We are currently recruiting Support Workers, who have been identified as Key Workers during the Coronovirus outbreak to provide an essential service to vulnerable adults with a learning disability who live in their own homes in the communities of Swansea and Neath Port Talbot.

These are permanent posts of between 16 to 37 hours per week. You do not need any prior experience as full training will be given. As a general guide, duties may include:

Providing support with personal and physical care needs
Management and administration of medication
Support to complete daily living tasks
Managing individuals' tenancy agreements and security
Record keeping
Attendance at health appointments
Liaising with external professionals
You will also be required to support people to take part in a wide range of activities relating to special interests that support their health and wellbeing.

To apply, please either email your up to date CV to humanresourcesdepartment@communitylives.co.uk or alternatively, you can apply online at https://www.consortiumlives.co.uk/about-us/vacancies/

Lifeways Support Options

Support Worker - Adult Learning Disabilities - Swansea or Neath Port Talbot

Female Support Worker - Swansea & Neath

Lifeways Group is one of the leading providers of support services for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health.

Do you want to work with a friendly team, caring and supporting others? If this sounds like you and you feel you are naturally a caring person that wants to make a real difference to the lives of others, then a job as a Support Worker with Lifeways could be just what you're after.

You will be supporting with everyday tasks, personal care and also out and about in the community when required. We offer Full and Part-time contracts with guaranteed hours at £8.72 per hour.

Full Driving Licence and own car is required
Full Paid training provided
Career progression and QCF qualifications in Health and Social Care are available
We are regulated by the CIW

To apply, please email ann.senior@lifeways.co.uk or call 07584 509048

Athena Care Group Ltd

Child Support Worker

Child Support Worker - Day shift & Night shift staff required. Athena Care Group Ltd, is a dynamic and child centered organisation with 6 homes in the South Wales area. As a residential support worker you will support children who have experienced trauma, neglect and abuse from trusted adults. We expect our employees to have a nurturing and therapeutic approach to the care of our children. All applicants must be over 21 years of age and hold a full manual driver's licence.

You will be:

* Child centered, experienced and confident
* Able to work in partnership with social services and other professionals
* Support children to maximise their life chances and facilitate our therapeutic routines
* Develop your own practice in line with the best childcare and take advantage of the training opportunities available
* Bring your own skills and talents to the role to enhance children's lives
* Be Health & Safety aware at all times
* Be able to risk assess to safeguard all

We can offer you:

* A real sense of a career path in a dynamic and child focused company
* A full induction into the company and attachment focused care
* We will fund you to achieve your industry related qualifications
* Shift patterns on rolling rota - Wk 1 - 4 on, 3 off, Wk 2 - 3 on, 4 off (12.5 hour shifts)

Salary: £8.50 unqualified, £10.00 per hour if qualified with QCF Level 3 in Children and Young People

Job Types: Full-time, permanent

Contact: call 01792 449500 or

Care & Independence

Homecare Support Staff

At Care & Independence it is business as usual. We are a small friendly homecare support team looking to recruit Homecare Support Staff to deliver vital services to vulnerable people in this challenging time. No previous experience necessary as all training is provided. Driving is essential. People can apply by ringing for an interview on:

Carmarthenshire County Council

Various Positions

Carmarthenshire County Council is urgently seeking more staff as a result of the coronavirus outbreak to help keep frontline services running, particularly carers, cleaners and catering staff. No previous experience is needed as full training will be provided. The council offers good rates of pay and flexible hours, full and part-time, permanent and temporary contracts are available. The council also has vacancies for social workers, so if you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please get in touch.

To apply, visit the council's Jobs & Careers Page then click on "Search for a Job" to view all current vacancies. The application process is easy, just complete the mandatory fields on the application form as well as a brief statement. Applicants will be contacted by telephone following their application.

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