View Vacancy -- Casual Social Care Worker - Supported Living

Social Care - Adults
Community and Children's Services
Accommodation Services
Grade 5
£11.81 per hour

Looking for a challenge? Enjoy supporting people? We are currently seeking to recruit enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals to join our expanding team of casual social care workers providing support to individuals with learning disabilities to gain skills for independence.

The service comprises of Supported Living Services across Rhondda Cynon Taf therefore, you will be able to work flexibly and innovatively to meet individual’s needs and contribute to the development of the Service.

Experience of supporting people with learning disabilities is desirable but not essential, as successful applicants will be encouraged to bring their own life experiences and skills to the role. You will be provided with an induction, ongoing training and supervision to carry out your work effectively.

To join our dedicated and professional team you will have obtained or demonstrate commitment to work towards the care qualification (QCF level 2) and you will be supported to register as a care professional with Social Care Wales. For more information about what it means to be involved in a rewarding sector visit

Due to services being delivered 365 days per year, the successful applicants will have opportunity to cover a range of shifts, including but not limited to; evenings, wake nights, weekends, and Bank holidays including Christmas & New Year. Sleep-in duties are also part of the work pattern for which additional payments are made.

It is essential that you possess a full driving licence as there may be the requirement to transport individuals in their mobility vehicles.

For more information or informal discussion about the role please contact Charlotte Jones, Peri Team Leader on 07824 496351.

Protecting children and vulnerable adults is a core responsibility of all staff appointed to the Council.

In addition to this safeguarding responsibility, the successful applicant for this role will also be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

The Council values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to ensuring that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, transgender, including those with non-binary identities, religion or belief or pregnancy and maternity. We offer a number of staff networks for employees including the Allies Network, a Disability and Carers Network and Perthyn our LGBTQ+ Network.

An application submitted for this post in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

In view of the large number of Application Forms which are currently being submitted individual applications are not acknowledged. Consequently if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application is unsuccessful on this occasion. In which case you are thanked for the interest you have shown in applying for a position within the Council. 

In support of the Council’s voluntary pledge to support the Armed Forces, the recruiter must always be prepared to ensure that applicants who have identified themselves as members of the Armed Forces including Service Leavers, Veterans or Reservists and who meet the essential criteria of the person specification, are offered an interview. 

Please note that whilst there is a closing date stated, this is an ongoing advert and suitable candidates will be invited to interview at regular intervals.

As and when required
CF41 7NW
24 February 2023
If you'd like to apply for this vacancy in Welsh, please use the 'Newid Iaith/Change Language' link at the top of this page to take you to the Welsh version of this advert, from which you can apply in Welsh.

This opportunity is closed to applications.