Support Worker

Basic Job Overview

> Support Worker | Cardiff
> Salary: £10.10/hour
> Job Type: Full Time / Permanent


We're looking for active, confident people to join an exciting team working in a in the Heath area of Cardiff as a Support Worker.

This is an opportunity to help and positively impact the lives of two young autistic brothers who are 26 and 33.  Each day you will plan and participate in a busy calendar of activities the two men enjoy, such as cycling, going to the gym and swimming. As a Support Worker you will promote a healthy lifestyle by preparing and sharing well balanced, tasty meals with them, and you will provide them with the active support and structure that they need to thrive. Due to the nature of the support you will need to have a full UK driving license.

You would be helping motivate them to continue to pursue their busy and active lifestyles, providing them with the active support and structure that they need.   We are looking to establish a new team that are active, confident and motivated who have an awareness of themselves and situations that may present themselves whilst having the ability to adapt their approach to achieve positive outcomes.  You will be able to fully engage with and participate in a busy calendar of activities such as cycling, going to the gym and swimming whilst promoting a healthy balanced lifestyle within the food you prepare and share with the two young men.

What will you be doing?

As a Support Worker you will develop, implement, and review a range of individual support plans to enable the person that you will support to lead a fulfilling life.

You will provide support with a range of tasks which may include household and domestic tasks, shopping, diet/food preparation, personal care, personal hygiene, dressing and personal appearance.

As a Support worker we will support you in studying towards your QCF Level 2 Health and Social Care, which is completely funded by mirus.

You will work alongside other professionals such as care managers, community nurses and occupational therapists to deliver high quality support.

Our benefits include:

Fully funded and supported qualification – QCF Level 2 Health and Social Care (if not already achieved).

Paid work-related travel at 45p per mile between services.

Premium payments for sleep in and wake in.

Full training programme and opportunities for development and promotion. Including an Aspiring Managers programme.

24 days' Annual Leave, plus Bank Holidays. Increasing after 5 years' service.

Pension Scheme.

Cycle to Work Scheme·

Employee Assistance Programme.

A Wellbeing Hub

Social Wales Registration and DBS paid for by mirus.

Once you join the mirus team there is a £300 referral scheme

Next steps: 

To apply for this fantastic opportunity to join our team and make a difference to people's lives, please click on the APPLY button below.

Note: Due to the requirements of being a Support Worker, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check funded by mirus

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.