Become a Community Support worker
We are looking for kind and caring people to join our Community Wellbeing Team. We are responsible for providing personal care to people in their own homes to help them to remain as independent as possible.
This may include assisting with personal care, preparing meals and helping with medication.
We also have a number of relief positions available for those who wish to work as and when required.
Why join our team at Neath Port Talbot Council?
If you are looking for a job where you could make a real difference to someone’s life on a daily basis, becoming a Community Support Worker could be the job for you.
The most important thing about working in social care is having the passion to help others.
Previous experience is desirable but we will provide full training. Some of the most common reasons people choose to work for us include:
- various patterns of work available
- full training provided which also leads to Social Care Wales Registration.
- guaranteed working hours, plus overtime opportunities
- national Living Wage rate of pay (£11.18 - £12.02 per hour) plus pay enhancements
- generous annual leave entitlements
- access to Local Government Pension Scheme
- uniform & personal protection equipment (PPE) provided
- career progression opportunities
- paid travel time between calls & mileage allowance
If you need any help or advice on completing the application form please contact our friendly team on 07794878920 or 01639 765301 or 01639 685303. Or email Jo, Recruitment & Training Coordinator on firstname.lastname@example.org, Gemma, Team Manager, on email@example.com or Eirlys, Deputy Team Manager, on firstname.lastname@example.org
If you feel you need help with applying for a job, our employment support team, NPT Employability, is here to help. The team can help with completing application forms, interviewing techniques, confidence building and job searching. You can contact NPT Employability on 01639 860160 or by completing our enquiry form.
If you are a parent of a three or four-year-old child, you may be eligible for up to 30 hours of funded childcare support via the Childcare Offer for Wales.
Other care jobs
We Care Wales is Wales’s dedicated portal for all job vacancies with private social care providers including roles in adult social care, early years and childcare. There are many different roles in social care that may interest you from supporting someone in their own home or working in a residential care home.
To find out more about what these roles are like, the We Care Wales website has lots of case studies and videos of people describing first-hand what it’s like to do the job.