Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00002651-1
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Castell Ventures
  • Location: Newtown, Powys
  • Salary: £19,500
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Support Workers
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Support Worker - Newtown
Recruiter: Castell Ventures
Location: Newtown
Salary: £10 per hour  |  £19,500 per annum pro rata  |  £11.20 Overtime rate
Sector: Healthcare and medical, Support workers
Job type: Permanent

Help make a difference in the lives of others as a support worker with Castell Ventures

£10 per hour

£19,500 per annum pro rata

£11.20 Overtime rate


We are looking for highly motivated and compassionate Support Workers for our scheme in Newtown.

Our established scheme of 48 apartments in Newtown opened in 2016, and provides a wide variety of care and support to individuals of all ages over 18, living in their own apartments. We currently support people who have a care and support need such as:

  • learning difficulties
  • ·older people

In this job you will be supporting people with:

  • independent living skills
  • support with medication
  • making meals
  • personal care
  • attending appointments

The shift patterns we have for jobs in Newtown are:

  • 7am- 2.30pm
  • 7.30am - 12.30pm
  • 7.30am - 5pm
  • 2.30pm - 10pm
  • 8pm - 7am

What you’ll need to succeed

To get the best from the individuals we support, we need care & support workers who are:

  • approachable and caring
  • positive, pleasant and respectful
  • encouraging, engaging and motivational
  • committed to providing outstanding care and support to help people achieve their ambitions


You will be provided with an in-depth induction, with a mixture of face to face and online learning, to make sure you are fully prepared before joining the team.

For more information on the role, please contact Martina Melbourne on 07970675480.


What you’ll get in return

  • Pay rate of £10.00 per hour
  • Overtime opportunities, pick your own hours
  • Overtime pay rate of £11.20 per hour
  • Enhanced Sick pay *
  • Annual leave of 29 days (pro rata including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy more annual leave
  • Bank Holiday overtime pay rate of time and a half
  • Permanent or casual contracts with guaranteed hours 16 – 37.5 hours per week
  • Pension scheme
  • Financial support towards dental, optical & medical treatments
  • 24/7 Counselling support
  • Full training before you start your job
  • Support to gain your QCF Level 2 in Health & Social Care
  • Flexible working, full time and part time contracts available
  • Critical illness insurance*
  • Mobile phone for work
  • Chance to take part in company events

*after a qualifying period of employment, and successfully passing probation

Open days

Find out more about the roles at one of our open days this November

In person: Thursday 4 November 2021, 10am-4pm at The Royal Oak, Welshpool, SY21 7DG

In person: Thursday 11 November 2021, 4.30pm-6pm via Zoom


Call 0300 123 2998

Email for all enquiries