View Vacancy -- Social Care Worker - Respite Services

Social Care - Adults
Community and Children's Services
Accommodation Services
Grade 5
£22,777 pro rata
Permanent Part Time

3 x Beech Cottage, Aberdare (3 x 30 hours per week)

1 x Belle Vue Terrace, Treforest (1 x 30 hours per week)

Looking for a challenge? Enjoy supporting others? We are currently seeking to recruit enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals to join our team of Social Care Workers. The role will require you to provide support to individuals with learning disabilities within a community based Respite Service.

Experience of supporting people with learning disabilities is desirable but not essential, as successful applicants will be expected to fetch their own life experiences and skills to the role. A robust induction will be provided and ongoing support throughout your employment in order to ensure you maximize your potential and work to the best of your ability. You will need to have obtained or demonstrate an ability to work towards the necessary professional qualification and prove commitment to the role.

Due to services being delivered 365 days per year, the successful applicants will be required to cover a range of shifts on a rota basis, including but not limited to; evenings, weekends, Bank holidays including Christmas & New Year. The role will also require the ability to work night shifts and sleep in shift patterns.

For further information on these vacancies, please contact Leah Sullivan - Registered Manager on 07384910504 or email

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 favorably 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. Rhondda Cynon Taf welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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.

30 hours per week on a rota basis
Beech Cottage
1-4 Beech Terrace
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.