Support Worker, Supported Living

Location Cardiff
Discipline: Healthcare Assistants
Salary: £10.90 - 10.90 per hour + unsocial enhancements
Contact name: Shannon Lanphier

Contact email:
Job ref: AA/CF/11322/2
Published: about 1 year ago
Startdate: ASAP

Support Worker, Supported Living – 30h (additional hours available)


£10.90 per hour basic + unsocial hour enhancements



A leading Welsh charity is now looking for a dedicated and compassionate Support Worker to join the team at their community supported living service in Cardiff.

The charity itself provides comprehensive aid to vulnerable people with mental health, addiction & related conditions who are facing difficult circumstances, such as with substance misuse, the criminal justice system, or loss of sufficient housing/ employment.

The supported accommodation service provides focused support for people with complex mental health diagnoses to regain their independent living skills, build positive relationships, and feel secure within a home specially dedicated to this purpose.

As a Support Worker, you will provide expert domiciliary care and wellbeing support while the residents work towards self-managing their own mental & physical health and pursuing new goals & aspirations.

This is a permanent position for a Support Worker, working part-time (30h) although additional hours are also available. The service operates around the clock, 7 days per week. Enhanced pay rates will be offered for evenings, sleep-ins, weekends, and bank holidays.


Person specification:

Previous experience in providing care and/or mental health support is preferred but not essential.

An NVQ Level 2 / 3 in Health & Social Care (or equivalent) is preferred but not essential.


Benefits include:

  • Company pension
  • Potential for flexible shifts
  • Full training and development opportunities
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time)
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Life assurance policy
  • Employee assistance services
  • Employee prize draws
  • Retail and leisure discount scheme
  • DBS and SCW registration fees paid for
  • Cycle to Work scheme