Salary – £18,648.63 to £20,804.42 based on 40.25 hours per week (days, nights and weekends)
Nights only and part time opportunities (23 hrs +) available
It takes a special type of person to dedicate their career to supporting others. Your patience, empathy and caring nature make you the ideal person to support the individuals who live at our home in Pontarddulais.
Much of your role will be spent supporting autistic adults with day-to-day tasks, enabling them the opportunity to live as independent and fulfilling life as possible. On good days, you’ll take them on day trips, help them prepare meals and make sure they’re getting out and about enjoying some of Wales beautiful countryside.
Other days, you’ll need to take on a more “Carer” focused role, helping vulnerable adults with personal hygiene and care.
Sometimes, if the person you’re supporting is having a hard day, you’ll need to support and keep them safe whilst they calm down. it’s ok though, you’ll be given all the training you need. There will be hard days, but the good days make it all worthwhile.
A day in the life of a Care Assistant with Orbis Education and Care Involves:
Providing tailored support to the autistic adults using our services.
Assisting our Supported Individuals with day to day tasks and decision making.
Promoting independence by supporting with a range of educational, social and work-based activities.
Undertaking general housekeeping duties, plus elements of personal care.
Maintaining accurate record keeping of all activities, progress, and incidents should they arise.
To be a successful Care Assistant with Orbis Education and Care, you’ll need:
A can-do attitude, resilient and reliable nature.
Compassion and empathy.
Enthusiasm to promote independence & choice.
The ability to work flexibly.
Previous care experience preferred but not essential.
In return for your Skills and Expertise, you’ll receive:
A salary of £18,648.63 to £20,804.42 based on 40.25 hours per week (days, nights and weekends)
Paid comprehensive induction programme, free uniform, DBS and Social Care Wales registration.
225 hours pa paid annual leave and bank holiday allowance.
Up to £600 refer-a-friend scheme.
Paid training for nationally recognised qualifications.
Access to our Salary Financing Service.
Company pension scheme.
Career progression opportunities.
About Orbis Education And Care:
Orbis Education & Care is a sector-leading provider of specialist services for children and adults with complex needs associated with autism. We specialise in providing individualised placements for unique individuals.
At Orbis Education and Care we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff. We remain committed to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination.
How this job measures up
Care workers and assistants at Orbis Education And Care are typically paid £9.03–9.23 an hour.
This job pays £18.6k–£20.8k per year.
Do people think Orbis Education And Care head office understands what's happening where they work?
Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work
How we know this
60% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work
Based on information from 10 job reviews
Why this matters
At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.
To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.
Are people given support to progress at Orbis Education And Care?
Only some people are given support to progress here
How we know this
In the last year, 55% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role
Based on information from 11 job reviews
Why this matters
A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.
This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.