View Vacancy -- Casual Social Care Worker - Respite

Social Care - Adults
Community and Children's Services
Accommodation Services
Grade 5
£11.80 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 and Respite Services across Rhondda Cynon Taf therefore, you will be required to work flexibly and innovatively to meet service user need and contribute to the development of the Respite Service.

Experience of supporting people with learning disabilities is desirable but not essential, as successful applicants will be expected 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. You will need to have obtained or demonstrate commitment to work towards the QCF level 2.

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

For more information or informal discussion about the role please contact Luke Giles or Leah Sullivan (Registered Managers), on 07867 373211 or 07384 910504 respectively.

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, Reservists or Spouses 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
Various Respite homes across RCT
CF44 6AW
28 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.