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Support Worker

Tyddyn Môn

Holyhead

Temporary

LL651AA

Posted: 25/11/2022

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Support Worker – Learning Disabilities Supported Living (multiple opportunities available, so tell your friends too!)
* Working in the Holyhead area, you will work at one property on your shift, so no travelling around to different homes
* Whilst experience is welcome, it is not essential as full training will be provided
* Permanent contract with part time hours (16 to 25 hours per week) with opportunities for overtime
* Potential progression opportunities for future full time permanent contract
* We also have relief / cover work available, offering you flexibility with days and hours worked to fit around your life, although flexibility from you will be required in return to fit around rota shifts
Our Organisation
Tyddyn Môn is a not-for-profit organisation and a registered charity. We have been providing support for adults with a learning disability with a range of needs for over 30 years. We offer person centred care and support at seven supported living settings on Anglesey, where we create an environment that promotes independence and positive outcomes, where individuals are supported to shape their own lives. What we do makes a real difference.
The Role – Support Worker
You will be supporting people to maintain their independence in a supported living house. You will be working in one property on your shift supporting a number of individuals, so no travelling around to different homes during the day. You will support the individuals to shape their own lives. This may include helping them shop, go on trips out, visit family, attend activities etc. We operate on a 24/7 rota and as a team we cover day, evening, and weekend shifts, and sleep ins.
The Package
As a Support Worker at Tyddyn Môn, you will join a team of dedicated and long-standing colleagues. We will provide you with the ongoing training you need, support you and give you the opportunity to develop your skills and gain a number of qualifications. You’ll also benefit from:
* A starting pay rate of £9.90 per hour in line with the Real Living Wage. You will be required to undertake some sleep-ins on a rota basis
* Double pay for day hours worked on a Bank Holiday
* DBS and training paid for by the charity
* Generous annual leave
* Enhanced sick pay after one years’ service
Our Requirements – Support Worker
* Full UK driving licence and willingness to drive (individuals we support have mobility vehicles which you will need to drive as needed)
* Ability and willingness to work flexibly on a rota shift pattern
* Ability to work in a team in a supportive and considerate manner
* Passion for making a positive difference to the lives of vulnerable people
* Able to see beyond challenging behaviour
* Be honest and trustworthy
* Willingness to undertake all identified training
* Patient, and calm and confident in challenging situations
* Effective and clear communication skills
What our Support Workers say:
“It’s a nice place to work, I like the people I work with and the support I receive.”
“Tyddyn Môn have been very supportive throughout the pandemic, updating us of changes to the rules and regulations and providing us with the essential PPE we have needed to perform our roles as Support Workers. I personally feel more than able to approach the management for guidance and support.”
“I have personally received support from a company who genuinely care about me as an individual. I feel valued and I’m very proud to tell people I work for Tyddyn Môn.”
How to Apply
In the first instance, please express your interest in these Support Worker vacancies by submitting your CV online. We will then promptly contact you to discuss any queries you may have before requesting for you to complete an application form and progressing your application

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