Lead Support Worker

Location:      Swansea and Neath Port Talbot areas

Salary:         Lead Support Worker programme, which pays the higher rate of £11.55 per hour (when you work directly with the people we support). This equates to a salary of up to £24,088.68 per annum (pro rata for part time).

Other benefits:               Company Pension with generous employer’s contribution

Hours per week:           Variety of contracts available up to 40 hours per week

Community Lives Consortium is a Registered Charity and Domiciliary Care Agency that provides support for people with a learning or physical disability to live the life they choose in their own home within the communities of Swansea, Neath & Port Talbot.

Are you looking for a rewarding job providing personalised support to promote the independence of vulnerable adults within the communities of Swansea, Neath, and Port Talbot?

Our values are aimed at treating the people we support as individuals. If you share our values we would like you to join our team!

For this role, you will receive £11.55 per hour (for shifts worked delivering support) plus £67.75 per shift when you work a Sleep-In.

Lead Support Worker programme which pays the higher rate of £11.55 per hour (when you work directly with the people we support). This equates to a salary of up to £24,088.68 per annum (pro rata for part time)

PLEASE NOTE: This premium does not apply to hours while absent, on leave, on training, or when working additional hours chosen by you to cover vacant support hours.

The Lead Support Worker Programme offers you the opportunity to develop your experience, skills and knowledge via workplace learning and a comprehensive training programme, enabling you to progress within the organisation into management roles.

Lead Support Workers will be based within a Locality, but will also be expected to work in other services across the organisationas and when required.

Supporting documentation (please click on the link below):

Lead Support Worker – January 2023

The aim of the post: To provide support to people with a learning or physical disability to live the life they choose in accordance with their personal support plans. This will involve:

  • providing confident, high quality support to tenants with complex support needs
  • coaching other support staff as required to effectively deliver complex packages
  • moving if required to new care settings supported by the Consortium to ensure confident and stable support to tenants,
  • acting up if required to Personal Support Manager positions,
  • maintaining experience of supporting tenants with complex support needs caused by a wide range of factors
  • undertaking additional training to maintain high quality care in complex situations.
As a valued member of our team you will also be entitled to a range of benefits, including:
  • £500 joining bonus for new employees, excludes Casual Support Workers. The payment is pro rata for part time employees. £250 pro rata will be paid when your employment formally commences and £250 pro rata when you successfully complete your Probationary Period.
  • Additional annual leave after 5 year’s service.
  • Long Service Award (at 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 years service)
  • A generous Company Sick Pay Scheme (Up to 6 months full pay and 6 months half pay
  • Social Care Wales Registration Fees paid by the organisation
  • 65p per mile allowance for any work mileage undertaken
  • Career Development Opportunities
  • Training programme to gain recognised Qualifications paid for by the Consortium.
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Blue Light Card fee paid by the organisation
  • Discount at local coffee shops
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • A generous Company Pension Scheme
  • Support and Wellbeing Advice Service
  • Opportunities for you own personal development via Learning Loans
  • Rights to Request: Time to Train and Flexible Working
  • Opportunity to sell annnual leave, within the provisions of the Working Time Regulations.

You will be required to:

– work a variety of shifts on a rota basis including days, evenings, weekends, wakeful nights, public holidays and sleep in duties.

– hold a full current driving licence which allows you to legally drive in the UK is also required

– have Business Class 1 vehicle insurance.

This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory pre-employment health declaration, proof of right to work in the UK, full employment history and references.

Any questions?

Email our Human Resources Department: humanresourcesdepartment@communitylives.co.uk or call: 01792 646640.

How to apply:

Apply online today by clicking on the button below or if you would like to request a paper application pack please call: 01792 646640.

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