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Community Carer

Employer
Welsh Government
Location
Gofal Bro Y Deri, Hen Furiau Pwllheli Road Caernarfon LL55 2YS
Salary
Gofal Bro Cyf Pay £9.50 per hour during the week and £12.00 per hour on weekends.
Closing date
20 Oct 2021

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Job Details

About the apprenticeship

Duties

Physical Tasks - Help with washing, showering, dressing and toileting
Social Care - Help and support with attending appointments or social activities and outings
Dietary care - Help with meal planning, shopping, food preparation and feeding
Enabling service - Help to regain or retain independence
Domestic Duties - Help and support with cleaning, laundry and other house work

Additional information

Gofal Bro is a small local Welsh family run domiciliary care agency, established 16 years ago to offer a support service aimed at maintaining a homely atmosphere within individuals' home, allowing them to achieve the maximum possible independence.

Gofal Bro Cyf works with people to assess their individual needs, find out what is important to them, and identify what care and support they require. We aim to offer people a quality service provided from skilled and professional care staff.

Requirements

Skills

As Gofal Bro Cyf carers are guests at clients' homes, this person specification includes personal qualities and attitudes deemed essential to undertake the work of a community carer.
They include being - Courteous and well mannered
Punctual
Responsive
Mindful of and sensitive of the needs of others
Clean and presentable
Professional in all aspect of work
Patient and reliable
Sympathetic and empathetic
Well spoken
Must be over 18yrs old

Qualifications

It would be useful to have some practical experience of working with older people, people with disabilities or other vulnerable individuals.

A minimum national recognised qualification e.g.GCSE

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: Yes Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Qualification:
Health and Social Care

About the employer

Gofal Bro Y Deri, Hen Furiau
Pwllheli Road
Caernarfon
LL55 2YS

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Interviews will be held at Gofal Bro office

Company

Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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