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Family Support Worker

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Taff Housing Association
Salary
From £14,000 to £15,000 per year
Location
Wales
Job term
Contract
Job hours
Full time

Are you passionate about working with young families? Do you believe that every child deserves the best in life? This could be for you - a great chance to join a brand new team delivering an exciting new family support service in Cardiff and the Vale.

Taff/152
Family Support Worker required- 28 hours a week, £15,000
The above post is fixed term for 4 years.

Closing date for all applications: 12pm on Monday 14th April 2014.

For a jobpack and application form for the above post please visit our website. Alternatively jobpacks can be requested via email or phone.

Please specify clearly TAFF reference number of post you are applying for.

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Taff Housing Association
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Reference
224084915-01
Duration
4 Years

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Support workers

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Viva Wales
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From £7 to £8 per hour
Location
Rhondda
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Part time

Viva! (Wales) require Support workers.
(16 hours) £8.00 per hour.

Viva! (Wales) is a youth organisation committed to the principles of inclusion and valued relations for disabled young people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We are seeking highly motivated individuals with the ability to work as part of a team alongside young people with a range of disabilities. You will act as key worker to support members and their families to access services, inform them of the benefits available to them and work as part of a team in delivering a series of alternative provision meeting individual identified needs.

Capable of working on your own initiative and as a team player, you will be
well organised and able to encourage participation, promote independence and maximize the potential of each participant, regardless of ability. You will have excellent networking skills and knowledge of the transition process and leisure opportunities for children and young people.

Experience in supporting young people with a disability is desirable. Qualified
to degree level is desirable. A relevant driving license and use of a car are essential.

Further details and an application form are available from:
Teresa Butler, Chief Executive Officer, Viva!, (Wales)
16 Gelliwastad Road, Pontypridd, CF37 2BW.

Closing date: Friday 2nd May 2014
Interview dates: Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th May 2014

Registered Charity Number: 1133357
Company Limited by Guarantee 6939493

These posts are funded by the Big Lottery Fund for a period of three years.
Viva is striving for equality of opportunity.

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Teresa Butler
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Reference
224096995-01b

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Support Worker

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Mental Health Care UK
Salary
From £6.35 to £7.49 per hour
Location
Flintshire
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Some people get up in the morning and run, some people get up in the morning and ride and some people get up in the morning and make a difference to the lives of others; we want that person!

It’s not all about your qualifications; we consider them of course. It’s about you and what makes you tick that we really care about! What makes you want to get up and make that difference to somebody else’s life? The kind of person you are and the values you bring are what's important to us!

We need good people to join our teams of professionals, making a real difference to the lives of people with autism, learning disabilities and mental health.

In the role of Support Worker you will …
◾Provide care that focuses on the needs of the individual and promotes independence
◾Encourage residents to develop and maintain skills
◾Take part in and facilitate day to day activities encouraging residents to participate in social, educational and leisure pursuits
◾Devise and implement care plans which have been agreed with residents, their families, outside agencies, and other health care professionals

What you need
◾Excellent communication skills
◾Ability to display empathy, warmth, patience and understanding
◾Willing to work flexibly, including evening and weekends
◾Health & Social Care QCF Level 2 or the commitment to achieve the qualification
◾Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team in a consistent manner

We want people ready to embrace a challenge, people prepared to work in an ever changing environment, people determined to provide the best care possible! We’re firm believers that if a job is worth doing it is worth doing well.

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Recruitment MHC-UK
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Reference
SW/GR20414

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Women's Support Recovery Worker

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Kaleidoscope Project
Salary
From £19,000 to £20,000 per year
Location
Pontypool
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Location: KAS Torfaen base / KAS Monmouthshire base and other multiagency sites.

Hours: 35 per week, including some evening and weekend work

Annual Leave: 25 days per annum plus Public Holidays, rising to 28 after 12 months service

Pay Scale: £19 - 22, 000 per annum depending on experience and qualifications

Closing Date: Midday, Thursday 1st May 2014

To apply for this role we require you to complete an organisation application form, which can be requested from the recruitment email address.

Kaleidoscope provides a Tier 2 and 3 adult alcohol service within the local authority of Monmouthshire and Torfaen. The service aims to provide a broad-spectrum response to the problems of hazardous, harmful and dependent alcohol use, in order to improve psychological, physical and social functioning for all those affected.

The service provides a range of evidence based interventions, delivered by a multidisciplinary team.

Kaleidoscope Alcohol Service (KAS) is delivered in line with a stepped care model as detailed in the National Treatment Agency ‘Models of Care for Adult Alcohol Misusers’ document (MoCAM, 2007). [contact details removed]
This has two main components:

1 Provision of brief interventions for those drinking excessively but not requiring treatment for alcohol dependence.
2 Provision of treatment interventions for those with moderate or severe dependence and related problems.

PLEASE NOTE: This role exists specifically to support women who have requested to be supported by women: Therefore, we are unable to employ men in to this role and as such the role is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1

The role of the Support Recovery worker will be to provide care co-ordination for female service users requesting or requiring female only support. The role will also develop wider opportunities to enhance the recovery opportunities for female service users throughout the service at all levels of engagement. They will be required to facilitate service user engagement in all aspects of service user journey from assessment, to relapse prevention and after care. The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring accurate record keeping, care plan, risk assessment and review data is collected as directed by team leader / service manager.

The Support Recovery Worker will be responsible for delivering a range of motivational, behavioural and socially-based interventions including:

• Motivational Enhancement Therapy
• Social Behaviour Network Therapy
• Community Reinforcement Approach
• Structured Relapse Prevention
• Group interventions and peer support.
In addition to the provision of time limited structured treatment the successful applicant will take on a case management role and will be responsible for co-ordinating and referring clients to specialist treatment and relevant supporting agencies.

They will be required to support the delivery of complimentary therapies, and group support where appropriate and liaise with external agencies and internal referral pathways to ensure clear communication and safeguarding is in place.

This role will also require the case manager to support and co-ordinate treatment preparation with the alcohol detoxification nurse and other members of a multidisciplinary team for community detoxification, and relapse prevention prescribing.

There will be an opportunity to supervise and develop the roles and skills of volunteers in assisting with the delivery of service and treatment options for service users.

This role may require facilitation of services from within sites held by other professional bodies, or occasional domiciliary visits.

This support role will be expected to represent and champion the views and wishes of female service users throughout the service and actively encourage service user participation, involvement and engagement in line with the proposed Welsh Government Service User Involvement Framework [contact details removed]

Recovery from problematic drug or alcohol use is defined as a process in which the difficulties associated with substance misuse are eliminated or significantly reduced, and the resulting personal improvement becomes sustainable (Welsh Government Substance Misuse Treatment Framework Recovery Oriented Integrated Systems of Care, 2014) [contact details removed]

The successful applicant will be required to actively encourage and develop links into community opportunities and support groups outside of the substance misuse field, and to develop flexible and focused responses to service user need in order to develop recovery capitol, increasing the internal and external resources required to maintain and bring about behavioural change.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Further information and general responsibilities
• To be involved in the promotion and facilitation of meaningful, purposeful service user involvement.
• To be the central point of referral for all vulnerable, female clients where female only worker is requested.
• To advocate on behalf of clients within the service and in the wider community.
• Develop and maintain effective links with mental health, GP prescribing and other voluntary and statutory sector providers and agencies.
• To ensure personal safety and good practice measures are maintained at all times.
• To maintain accurate client records and good communication with those involved in the clients care.
• To engage in multiagency working, and ensure clear communication between agencies involved with client’s care and treatment.
• Assist in the attendance and engagement of clients in a planned and supportive manor.
• To provide time limited and structured counselling and / or therapeutic interventions in line with BACP and other relevant professional bodies.
• To provide the above services on a one-to-one basis, for couples and family units.
• Organise female specific events for female service users.
• Develop successful network links with female relevant services throughout the local communities of Monmouthshire and Torfaen. Including but not limited to family support agencies, domestic abuse and mental health services.

Professional development
• To maintain and develop personal expertise and knowledge by reading, networking and further training in order to develop professional competence and to contribute to the development of competence within the team.
• To help with the induction and orientation of new staff and volunteers.
• To keep abreast of developments in the field and to increase skills and knowledge by participation in courses, in-service training etc.
• To keep abreast of relevant research underpinning your area of practice in order to inform and maintain evidence based practice
• To engage fully with line management and case supervision, including the use of video and written reporting of practice.

Service Development
• To understand and implement Kaleidoscope policies and any shared protocols to ensure that a safe environment exists for the staff of this service, other agencies and clients.
• To represent the service and participate in any meetings as requested.
• To represent the Project in the wider community.
• To support the Project in raising awareness concerning issues of Substance Misuse.
• To contribute to the meaningful development of self help literature and topic specific information.
• Provide supervision to volunteers ensuring service delivery and development is flexible to service user requests.

Confidentiality
• Ensure confidentiality at all times, only releasing confidential information obtained during the course of employment to those acting in an official capacity.
• To comply with the requirements of the data protection act.

This post is subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check at an enhanced level and Police Service security clearance

Amendments: This description accurately reflects the present position; the job description may be amended and will be reviewed on a regular basis. Any changes will be made following a proper period of consultation.

Exemption: This role is exempt under schedule 9 section 1 of the Equality Act 2010, due to the sensitive nature of dealing with vulnerable female clients who may have been subject to abuse and specifically need or will engage in female only support.

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Reference
WSRW

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Support Worker

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Ludlow Street Healthcare Group Limited
Salary
From £12,304.50 to £19,655 per year
Location
Cardiff
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Ludlow Street Healthcare is an innovative, rapidly-expanding organisation that provides specialist care, education and treatment services for individuals with learning disabilities, mental health needs and other specialist care needs.

We are currently recruiting Support Workers for our Pinetree Court site based in Cardiff. As a Support Worker you will be required to care for adults with learning disabilities and provide a fulfilling environment where clients can develop to their full potential.

For further information about our organisation, the services that we provide and this role please go to our website at [contact details removed] We have various sites located across South Wales, each with its own specialist client group.

To be considered for this role, experience of working in a similar role in a secure environment in the Care sector would be preferable but not essential as we are also looking for people with life experience in general.

If successful, your appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Recruitment
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Reference
PTC-SW

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Support Worker

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Age Connects Morgannwg
Salary
Competitive
Location
Rhondda
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Part time

The new operating title for Age Concern Morgannwg
Support Worker
25 hours per week £8567 pa

Managing a large caseload working across Rhondda Cynon Taf, applicants will be required to provide housing/tenancy related support to vulnerable older people who may have alcohol, mental health or disability support needs.

Applicants should have experience in a similar role and be able to work closely with service users to promote independence and work within the Supporting People framework.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential together with a good working knowledge of the welfare benefit system.

Applications would be welcome from male support workers

For an Application Pack please contact Tim Jones by telephone now.

Closing date for return of completed Application forms: 29 April 2014

Age Connects Morgannwg is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community

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Tim Jones
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Reference
224087939-01

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Support Worker

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Age Concern Morgannwg Ltd
Salary
From £6,168 to £6,168 per year
Location
Bridgend
Job term
Contract
Job hours
Part time

A vacancy for a Support Worker has arisen working throughout the Borough of Bridgend

18 hours (over 3 days) Ref: SWB/2

Community posts will require an Enhanced Disclosure check and all posts will
be fixed term until March 2015.

Please telephone for more information and an application form. Please quote reference number when calling.

Closing date for return of Application Forms: 29th April 2014

Age Connects is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Contact
Tim Jones or Fran Burgess
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Reference
224088087-01a
Duration
Fixed Term until March 2015

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Support Worker

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Tracscare
Salary
From £12,448.80 to £14,560 per year + voluntary health scheme for staff with more than one years service, enhanced overtime rates
Location
Cardiff
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Hours of Work:35-40hours per week. Most support workers work three long days (11.5hrs) per week shifts in a week (not usually planned consecutively) with 1/2 hour per week set aside towards your monthly training/staff attendance, this constitutes a 35hr week.

About the Person:The kind of person TRACSCARE is looking for is someone who is positive, supportive, hardworking and caring. Experience in care is not essential, simply a desire to support individuals to maximise their independence and live as fulfilling a life as possible is all you need............ All who work for TRACSCARE are important, none more so than direct support staff, who are the vehicle of our quality provision.

As a company we are committed to training and developing each individual to do their job effectively. You will therefore be offered a high level of training and development opportunities. We value our staff and recognise potential, many of our Home Managers and Directors started life with TRACSCARE as support staff.

We provide a comprehensive training and development programme which includes a twelve week induction programme followed by six month foundation training, this will include training to cover first aid, food hygiene, manual handling, clinical induction, training on managing challenging behaviour. You will also receive client specific training e.g. brain injury, autism, relevant to the client group you will be working with.

There are also opportunities to complete NVQ levels 2, 3 and 4 to assist you within your role along with additional training days provided by TRACSCARE.

About the Company: It is widely accepted that a person with a disability should be able to live a normal life. At TRACSCARE we aim to provide a normal life style for our clients, where each person is able to enjoy choice, freedom, independence and an environment conducive to continued development towards self reliance. We feel that a person with a disability needs a more structured life to be able to develop towards maximum ability. To this aim, a person centred care plan is written for each person. The client, together with his/her relatives and others, are welcome to take part in care plan meetings and reviews

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Tracey Morgan
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Reference
2001972

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Support Worker

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Tracscare
Salary
From £12,448.80 to £14,560 per year + voluntary health scheme for staff with more than one years service, enhanced overtime rates
Location
Swansea
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Hours of Work:35-40hours per week. Most support workers work three long days (11.5hrs) per week shifts in a week (not usually planned consecutively) with 1/2 hour per week set aside towards your monthly training/staff attendance, this constitutes a 35hr week.

About the Person:The kind of person TRACSCARE is looking for is someone who is positive, supportive, hardworking and caring. Experience in care is not essential, simply a desire to support individuals to maximise their independence and live as fulfilling a life as possible is all you need............ All who work for TRACSCARE are important, none more so than direct support staff, who are the vehicle of our quality provision.

As a company we are committed to training and developing each individual to do their job effectively. You will therefore be offered a high level of training and development opportunities. We value our staff and recognise potential, many of our Home Managers and Directors started life with TRACSCARE as support staff.

We provide a comprehensive training and development programme which includes a twelve week induction programme followed by six month foundation training, this will include training to cover first aid, food hygiene, manual handling, clinical induction, training on managing challenging behaviour. You will also receive client specific training e.g. brain injury, autism, relevant to the client group you will be working with.

There are also opportunities to complete NVQ levels 2, 3 and 4 to assist you within your role along with additional training days provided by TRACSCARE.

About the Company: It is widely accepted that a person with a disability should be able to live a normal life. At TRACSCARE we aim to provide a normal life style for our clients, where each person is able to enjoy choice, freedom, independence and an environment conducive to continued development towards self reliance. We feel that a person with a disability needs a more structured life to be able to develop towards maximum ability. To this aim, a person centred care plan is written for each person. The client, together with his/her relatives and others, are welcome to take part in care plan meetings and reviews

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Tracey Morgan
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2001973

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Support Worker

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Ludlow Street Healthcare Group Limited
Salary
From £12,304.50 to £15,070 per year
Location
Newport
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Ludlow Street Healthcare is an innovative, rapidly expanding organisation that provides specialist care, education and treatment services for individuals with mental health needs, learning disabilities and other specialist care needs.

We are currently recruiting Support Workers within our Ocean Community Services for Wentwood Court, Newport. Wentwood Court is a residential service designed to support clients who present with cognitive impairment due to learning disabilities, autistic spectrum conditions or associated with brain injury / organic brain injury, with the emphasis on supporting the service users in a community setting. You will be part of a dedicated team, aiming to improve the lives, self-esteem and independence of all the people in our service.

Accountabilities

 To support the needs of the service users at Wentwood court

 Follow implemented behavioral support plans correctly.

 Safeguard service users from abuse.

 Support clients in making their own choices and decisions to the maximum of their capability, and ensure that the needs and wishes of clients are fully considered in any decision relating to them.

 To provide therapeutic and personal care to our service user group.

 To attend any scheduled training, team meetings or supervisions.

 To comply with the general cleanliness requirements of the unit.

 To complete any designated tasks effectively.

 To fulfil the requirements of the organisation in relation to being present for all shifts allocated and following time keeping expectations.

 Follow and understand all company policies and procedures.


The above list of duties is not exhaustive and may be modified from time to time in accordance with the development of the service and the employee.

Normal working week is 37.5 hours worked flexibly Monday to Sunday. Shifts will include days, evenings, nights, weekends and Bank Holidays.

To be considered for this role, experience of working in a similar role in a secure environment in the Care sector would be preferable but not essential as we are also looking for people with life experience in general.

If successful, your appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For further information about our organisation, the services that we provide and this role please go to our website at [contact details removed] We have various OCS sites located across South Wales, each with its own specialist client group.

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Reference
SW-Went

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