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Bank Support Residential Worker

Welsh Government
Calon Care Services 4 Upper High Street Bargoed CF81 8QY
£11 per hour
Closing date
15 Dec 2021

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Health & Social Care
Public Sector / Government
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
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About the apprenticeship


A positive role model for our young individuals with the right values and attitudes towards people , Autism, Mental Health needs and behaviours described as challenging
To assist our young people to develop appropriate behaviour using encouragement, praise, rewards and role modelling.
Ability to adapt when faced with difficult situations.
To follow personal plans and individual assessments of each young person.
To support our young people in daily tasks such as daily cooking of meals, cleaning, monitering hygiene, leisure activities and basic life skills.
Liaise with families, friends, advocates, external agencies and the management team to provide a consistent approach that meets the individual needs of each service user.
Complete the relevant records and documentation required, Individual Progess reports, incidents and activities.
To uphold the privacy, rights, dignity, health and well-being of the individuals.
Ensuring our Young Person's health, cultural and religious needs are being met.
General housekeeping duties that can include some domestic cleaning of our home, shopping, cooking etc.
We aim to provide the best possible care for our young people, we provide bespoke care packages which include education and therapy for each of our young individuals.

Additional information

Full driving license is required.
Enhanced disclosures (DBS Check) will be met by the employer.



Good Communication skills are essential within our staff teams.
Very caring and committed to making a difference to our young people within our care, in a positive and patient manner.
Ability to adapt your approach to the individual's needs and a willingness to learn
Good communication skills
Be able to work flexible hours
Experience in Health and Social Care or previous employment within a residential care home would be an advantage.


Social Care wales registration and QCF level 3 is desirable but as a company we are willing to assist your completion of these courses within the first 6 months of undertaking the role.


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Health & Social Care Level 3

About the employer

Calon Care Services 4 Upper High Street

CF81 8QY

Disability confident

Yes, we are 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

The successful candidate will be notified of interview as appropriate.


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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