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Support Worker, Beechwood College

  • Location: Barry
  • Salary: £10.50 per hour
  • Hours: 38.5 hours worked flexibly Monday to Sunday
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Are you caring, energetic, enthusiastic who enjoys working as part of a team? Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? A job you can feel proud of? Then a role as a Support Worker could be just right for you.

To be considered for this role, experience of working in a similar role in in the care sector would be desirable but is not essential, as we are also looking for people with varied life experience and an empathy for others.

About Us

Beechwood College is part of the wider Ludlow Street Healthcare Group. Set-up in 2005 and employing c. 1,100 staff, Ludlow Street Healthcare provides innovative, effective, forward-thinking therapeutic care for adults with specialist mental health care needs in its hospitals and homes across South Wales and Bristol.

At Beechwood College, we reflect the Ludlow Street Healthcare belief that everyone entrusted to our care deserves to be treated with dignity, compassion and honesty.  Located close to Sully near Cardiff, our multi award-winning specialist education, residential care and vocation service supports young people (aged 16+) with ASC; providing the encouragement needed to help them achieve their full potential.

The role

As a Support Worker at our Centre of Excellence, you will be required to provide residential, educational and therapeutic support to all students, enabling them to gain greater independence and confidence in preparation for facing the challenges of later life.

Whilst this role predominantly requires you to provide care within a residential setting, you will be actively involved across all areas of the College, including working alongside the lecturers within classrooms, clinical services staff and the wider community.

Offering each young person individually tailored and holistic programmes, you will enthusiastically encourage and promote the development of independence and transferable life skills for our students, and work in proactive partnerships with our multidisciplinary team, care co-ordinators and the students’ families.


Candidate qualities

To succeed in this role you must:

  • demonstrate enthusiasm and an innovative approach to enriching our students’ lives
  • have excellent communication skills
  • have a desire to learn



In addition to the salary, we will also offer you:

  • opportunities to access further overtime bonuses
  • 21 days’ annual leave, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Extensive training, both when you join and as you progress your career
  • Opportunities to develop your career and take on new roles
  • Membership of our Employee Assistance Programme


Interested?  Send us you CV and we will arrange to have a chat.


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