Bank Day Service Support Worker

Posted 13 June 2024
Salary £11.44 - 12.30 per hour
Job type Standard Application
Discipline Operations

Job description

You are a supportive person. And we would not be the first to say it either. Your new role as a Support Worker is calling you!

You make people feel good. You are there for them when they need you, and you do it with a smile on your face. If that’s you, then we’re already big fans.

We’d like to invite you to join our amazing team of professionals. It is secure work. You will get full training. And unlike many careers, you can progress whether you’re part-time or full-time or with even more flexible options.


**This service does not provide support for Sponsorship at this time**

**Location: **St Gwynllyw -  Ringwood House, Newport, NP19 9ED

For our Support Worker roles, we offer £11.44 - 12.30 per hour.

We are looking for Bank workers between the days of Monday to Friday.

Care experience is Essential NVQ/QCF Level 2 or 3 is essential, we can work with colleagues over the age of 18’s.

Why choose Fieldbay

We are here to support people who live with us, people choose us because of the experiences we create. We build and nourish relationships with the people we care for and support, their families and friends and health and social care professionals. We take pride and pleasure in helping others, provide high-quality services.

What is involved?

You’ll support people with lots of different needs such as learning disabilities, autism, ABI and mental health. You’ll support people to flourish in a place they call home. We support people to be ambitious and live a filled life. This is an exciting time to  join our fantastic team due to the on-going expansion, so if you have the desire to succeed and you are patient, kind and compassionate- what are you waiting for?

We have an exciting opportunity for Learning Support Workers to join our teams at St Gwynllyw and Phoenix Day Centres. The centres are Specialist Education and Care Day Services for individuals with a Learning Disability and other complex needs, whilst a related qualification is desirable, it is not essential. Support will be given once in the role to gain all relevant qualifications.

The role includes: -

  • Providing education and organisational support to the Head of Education and Social Development in planning, monitoring, assessing and managing learning activities

  • Guiding service users during structured and non-structured sessions and assist each service user to achieve their full potential

  • Working alongside staff from the Fieldbay Clinical teams, where appropriate, to support the inclusion of all service users, encouraging them to become more independent and to provide support for their welfare.

  • The successful applicant will have energy and enthusiasm with the ability to use their initiative to support learning and behaviour in fun and creative ways. Candidates should have a real passion and commitment to join an expanding, successful education and healthcare service.

  • You will complete shift records and paperwork, to ensure a robust handover.

  • You will be asked to attend team meetings, supervisions and appraisals actively taking a role in your own continuous professional development

  • Licence/Certification: All Staff must complete the SCW Induction and register with Social Care Wales within six months.

  • A full driving license with no more than 3 endorsement points, held for more than 2 years is desirable for this role, along with experience of driving safely and competently.

  • Health & Social Care level 2 qualification is desirable, however not essential as the opportunity to gain this qualification whilst in employment is available.

  • An enhanced DBS will be required for all successful candidates.

**Shift times** - 08.00am - 17.00pm

Getting creative

Our approach is all about activities and co-production with the people we support. It might be cooking one day and gardening the next. Or creating some art or listening to music. We like to get out and about too– with movie nights at the cinema, food outings, or shopping and a coffee. There are sports fans who you’d take to bowling or to watch a team.

There is of course practical support too and helping people to reach their goals in smaller ways. You’d manage medication, shopping, health needs and hygiene as well as keep things tidy and safe.

Very few jobs have such an impact on people’s lives. And being the supportive human being you are, you’re ideally cut out to join us.

How we support you

We go beyond expectations for our colleagues as well as the people we support. Our reward package includes much more than pay, 5.6 weeks annual leave, flexible working hours and pension.

You can work part-time, full-time or with even more flexible options.

Training and development to reach your potential

  • A learning journey that grows with you to reach Care worker standards.
  • Specialist skills training including Autism, Dementia and Mental Health.
  • Career pathways that include flexible apprenticeships and nationally recognised qualifications.
  • Cover the cost of relevant professional memberships.

Industry-leading recognition

  • Colleague Lotto – Giving everyone the opportunity to win great cash prizes.
  • Additional Day’s Leave for your Birthday
  • Prize winning scratch cards - aligned with values in action!
  • We recognise our colleagues who go above and beyond – our ‘Heroes’ are nominated by colleagues for quarterly and annual awards.
  • Loyalty Scheme recognising colleagues at work anniversaries.

Financial wellbeing

  • Discounts include high street, supermarkets, flash sales, gym memberships and more.
  • Blue Light discount programme – funded by us.
  • Salary Finance scheme for lower cost loans and to save for special occasions or rainy days.
  • Government mileage rates if you need to travel

Emotional wellbeing

  • Free confidential Employee Assistance programme with qualified counsellors
  • Free wellbeing App
  • Practical advice covering things like consumer rights, anxiety, childcare and more

Social wellbeing

  • Award-winning App for news and info
  • Internal social media & Team Communities

What is next?

Want to find out how your life and the lives of others can be enriched? Click apply submit a CV and we’ll be in touch to arrange an interview.