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Support Worker

myjobscotland

Lanark, Scotland
2 days ago
Lanark, Scotland
2 days ago

Warm, friendly, and share our values of ensuring the best lives possible for everyone? Raise your hand if that’s you.

Stanmore House Residential is for children and young people. We provide specialist support to children and young people with different health, physical and learning disabilities. We are looking for the right people to make a difference. The children and young people who live within the residential service all require individual support in order to enhance and enjoy their lives, have fun, and to thrive. The residential service supports the educational and health needs of the children and young people.

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic person. We encourage individuals to find a path for their dreams and aspirations, whether you live with us as a customer or work with us as a team member.

As a Support Worker, you will be a key member of the team, providing:

  • High standards of support to the children and young people
  • A creative and caring approach
  • Opportunities to build strong relationships with young people, their families and other supporting professionals
  • Support in the planning of education, health and wellbeing outcomes
  • Encouragement and support to live as independently as possible
  • Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital.

Working with Capability Scotland brings you lots of benefits:

  • £9.66 per hour
  • Fully paid, sector-leading learning and development
  • Fully funded SVQ placement – a qualification which is yours for life
  • Excellent annual leave of 32 days per year, increasing with service
  • Generous and enhanced pension schemes and family benefits
  • As a member of our autoenrollment pension scheme, £10,000 provided in the case of Death in Service
  • Flexible working is available
  • Free 24/7 employee assistance programme
  • Free PVG checks throughout your career.

Applying to Capability Scotland 

Applying to work with us couldn’t be simpler. Please visit our website. On our website we’ve got an application form that starts by pressing “Apply Now”, and it works perfectly on your mobile phone if you prefer that. You can request any alternative formats of our application form by contacting

careers@capability.scot

(such as large print or braille). You’ll then hear from us within three weeks of the noted closing date. We’ll invite successful candidates to an interview so we can learn more about what makes each other tick, in a safe and secure way. You can keep a track of your application in your profile management settings. A full job description of this role is available by clicking here: Support Worker (Res Resp)

These are fixed-term posts until July/August 2021.

A full driving licence is required for this post. This post involves shift work (including nights shifts and weekends).

For more information on this role, you can call Fiona on 01555 665041 using reference CS201209.

General Information

  • Capability Scotland is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We are happy to consider job-share applications.
  • Capability Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people and conducts thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.
  • A copy of Capability Scotland’s Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request from the HR Team.
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Support Worker

Clear Pathway Care Ltd

Poole, SW
6 days ago
Poole, SW
£9 - £11 Per Hour
6 days ago
£9 - £11 Per Hour

Job Description

Due to expansion we are now recruiting again!!!!

What we do

Clear Pathway care provide support for all adults aged 18 years and older of both sexes with the aim of supporting them back into the community. We promote individuals to keep in touch with their families and friends and be encouraged to maintain links with their own community where possible and to support everyone to integrate and become a valued member of their community.

Our services are tailored to each individual and specialise in Autism, Learning Disabilities, Communication problems, Challenging Behaviour and other associated health issues. We pride ourselves on providing a high standard of care and safety within a homely environment where the individual can feel valued, safe and take pride in their surroundings.

How we do it

A strength of Clear Pathway Care services is the training provided. Every member of staff, prior to commencing work completes a two-week induction which includes time set aside for observations of working practice. We support staff with ongoing professional development and QCF level 2,3 and 5 accreditation's. All staff members receive regular updated training on key training programmes e.g Child and Adult safeguarding and Fire training.

When staff members initially start employment, they are on a 6-month probationary period whereby there is a requirement to complete The Care Certificate, Autism Workbook and attend all mandatory training that has been provided. During this period staff will have monthly probation meetings and if successfully passing the probation period staff members will then receive bi-monthly supervision as a minimum and yearly appraisal.

The Role

We have vacancies for full-time Support Workers, experience is preferred but not essential. What we do need is caring, confident, and enthusiastic people who want to work with us to improve the quality of life for our service users.

COVID-19 considerations:

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

As a care provider infection control is incredibly important to us. We follow all current government and NHS guidelines regarding the prevention of transmission of the virus along with measures taken should a case be confirmed

Reference ID: CP0001

Expected start date: 08/03/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.00-£11.00 per hour dependant on experience and qualifications.

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Support Worker – Direct Access and Move on Community (35hours)

Elim Connect Centre

Radstock, SW
26 days ago
Radstock, SW
£20k - £21.5k Per Year
26 days ago
£20k - £21.5k Per Year

The aim of the Dairy House, a project of the Elim Connect Center, is to serve the social, physical, spiritual, mental and emotional needs of the community in an accessible way. In partnership with Mendip District Council and a local farm, we aim to contribute to the eradication of rough sleeping in Mendip. The Direct Access Community is a 7 - bed hostel on a working farm, blending the requirements of emergency accommodation with an innovative community promoting sustainable change. Evergreen is move on accommodation in Wells, currently one house with four residents who are usually moving from the Dairy House as part of a pathway for change.
OBJECTIVES:
• Work as part of a weekly rota, often alone but also as an active participant of the wider Elim team and volunteers
• Maximise the success of the projects by providing high quality and cost-effective housing and support services
• Ensure the hostel and move on spaces provide safe, secure, pleasant, welcoming accommodation to clients and
visitors
• Play a key role in creating and maintaining a positive, healthy, nurturing and supportive atmosphere in which
clients can stabilise, flourish and reach their goals
• Induct, assess and support clients so they gain maximum benefit from living at in a direct access and, where
possible, progress towards more permanent and appropriate accommodation
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Accept and assess referrals including, where appropriate, liaison with referring agencies and other support
agencies. Sign up and induct new clients into the project.
2. Record, store and share relevant information concerning applicants and clients using both manual and electronic
systems and ensuring proper confidentiality is maintained.
3. Ensure client and visitor behaviour is in line with the relevant Occupancy Agreement and house rules, dealing
appropriately but sensitively with any breaches.
4. Ensure rent and service charges are paid promptly including the monitoring and collection of arrears and liaison
as required with benefits agencies.
5. Carry out Keyworker responsibilities so as to maximise support and meet current and future needs including
carrying out risk assessments, assessing support requirements, providing support, identifying/liaising with support agencies, maintaining regular contact with clients, developing and monitoring action plans, assessing appropriateness for move-on accommodation, securing appropriate move-on opportunities etc.
6. Carry out some basic cooking and cleaning, encouraging clients to help where appropriate. Ensure empty rooms
are clean and prepared for new clients. Encourage clients to adopt acceptable standards of personal hygiene/appearance and to keep rooms clean and tidy. Monitor health and safety and maintenance standards, reporting any
areas of concern.
7. Actively participate in client/team meetings, external meetings, supervisions, training sessions and appraisals.
8. Deal appropriately and efficiently with incidents or emergencies, carrying out drills as required.
9. Organise and assist with appropriate recreational and social activities, in particular encouraging clients to get
involved in activities at the Elim Connect Centre and on the farm itself as well as with other partners.
10. Perform all duties in accordance with the Employee Handbook, policies and procedures.
11. Carry out such other tasks as may, from time to time, be necessary when consistent with the nature of the post.
Please see person specifications and application here: https://www.connect-centre.org.uk/job-vacancies-3
Application Closes 1 February 2021

 

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Residential Senior Support Worker

Halliwell Homes

Stoke-on-Trent, MID
4 days ago
Stoke-on-Trent, MID
£23.934k - £26.855k Per Year
4 days ago
£23.934k - £26.855k Per Year

Residential Senior Support Worker (full-time, permanent)

£23,934 - £26,855 (dependent on qualifications)

Would you like to make a real difference and enrich young people’s lives?

Are you resilient, empathetic, attentive, able and willing to invest in the children that you are caring for?

You will join an existing team of reliable and motivated staff dedicated to making a difference to the children they support in our Homes in Manchester. 

About Us

Halliwell Homes are a social enterprise that offers a clinically informed practice encompassing educational, clinical and residential care services.  Our objective is to enhance the psychological wellbeing of children within the care system through our Restorative Parenting recovery programme.

The role

You will commence your journey as a Residential Senior Support Worker on £23,934.  However, you will have a great opportunity to progress quickly and command a salary of £26,855.

Delivering an innovate, bespoke and unique model designed to help children recover from trauma, our Restorative Parenting Recovery Programme will allow you apply your skills, knowledge and experience to focus on addressing the emotional, behavioural, social and development needs of a child. 

You will lead and plan shifts ensuring appropriate staffing levels are maintained at all times, as well as provide a therapeutic, safe, healthy and homely environment that allows the children to thrive and develop.  The post holder will also liaise with both the clinical and education teams to provide tailored psychological recovery programmes for each child.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a dynamic, expanding and vibrant organisation who are committed to delivering a therapeutic programme that transforms children’s lives.

The Benefits of joining a great company

- Continuous learning and an opportunity to progress further within the company.

- Free access to the staff counselling service.

- Workplace pension.

- Perkbox Employee Benefits Scheme.

Requirements of the Role

- Ideally, a graduate with a relevant degree (e.g. Psychology/Educational Psychology)

- Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or equivalent.

- Previous experience in shift leading in children’s residential care settings.

- Possess the knowledge and skills in previous role or work to support young people with challenging behaviour, psychological trauma and health needs.

- A willingness to undertake studying to a minimum of a level 5 qualification (Halliwell would support study up to post graduate level).

- Possess GCSE Maths and English C or above or equivalent.

- Full UK driving license.

- Willing to work varying shifts patterns based on a rolling rota.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to join our team as a Residential Senior Support Worker please click ‘Apply’ now.

Halliwell is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure Barring Services (DBS) Disclosure.

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Residential Senior Support Worker

Halliwell Homes

Manchester, NW
4 days ago
Manchester, NW
£23.934k - £26.855k Per Year
4 days ago
£23.934k - £26.855k Per Year

Residential Senior Support Worker​​​​​​​ (full-time, permanent)

£23,934 - £26,855 (dependent on qualifications)

Would you like to make a real difference and enrich young people’s lives?

Are you resilient, empathetic, attentive, able and willing to invest in the children that you are caring for?

You will join an existing team of reliable and motivated staff dedicated to making a difference to the children they support in our Homes in Manchester. 

About Us

Halliwell Homes are a social enterprise that offers a clinically informed practice encompassing educational, clinical and residential care services.  Our objective is to enhance the psychological wellbeing of children within the care system through our Restorative Parenting recovery programme.

The role

You will commence your journey as a Residential Senior Support Worker on £23,934.  However, you will have a great opportunity to progress quickly and command a salary of £26,855.

Delivering an innovate, bespoke and unique model designed to help children recover from trauma, our Restorative Parenting Recovery Programme will allow you apply your skills, knowledge and experience to focus on addressing the emotional, behavioural, social and development needs of a child. 

You will lead and plan shifts ensuring appropriate staffing levels are maintained at all times, as well as provide a therapeutic, safe, healthy and homely environment that allows the children to thrive and develop.  The post holder will also liaise with both the clinical and education teams to provide tailored psychological recovery programmes for each child.                           

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a dynamic, expanding and vibrant organisation who are committed to delivering a therapeutic programme that transforms children’s lives.

The Benefits of joining a great company

- Continuous learning and an opportunity to progress further within the company.

- Free access to the staff counselling service.

- Workplace pension.

- Perkbox Employee Benefits Scheme.

Requirements of the Role

- Ideally, a graduate with a relevant degree (e.g. Psychology/Educational Psychology)

- Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or equivalent.

- Previous experience in shift leading in children’s residential care settings.

- Possess the knowledge and skills in previous role or work to support young people with challenging behaviour, psychological trauma and health needs.

- A willingness to undertake studying to a minimum of a level 5 qualification (Halliwell would support study up to post graduate level).

- Possess GCSE Maths and English C or above or equivalent.

- Full UK driving license.

- Willing to work varying shifts patterns based on a rolling rota.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to join our team as a Residential Senior Support Worker​​​​​​​ please click ‘Apply’ now.

Halliwell is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure Barring Services (DBS) Disclosure.

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Senior Support Worker / Sarisbury Green / Learning Disabilities

National Health Service

Sarisbury Green, Southern
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Sarisbury Green, Southern
£17.112k - £17.112k Per Year
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£17.112k - £17.112k Per Year

Job Reference: J192-A-21-10485

Employer:
Turning Point
Location:
Sarisbury Green
Salary:
£10.18 per hour

Senior Support Worker I Fareham/ Sarisbury Green (SO31)

Contract type:full-time

Salary:£19,586 per annum / £10.18 per hour

Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no two days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours?Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support?

Are you currently a support worker looking to move up in to management?

If you have answered a big YES to these questions we would love to hear from you.

Job description

At Turning Point, we support people with Learning Disabilities across England.

As a Support Worker, you will make a real difference to residents' lives as you improve their daily living skills. Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.

Shifts:

We provide 24-hour support to the individuals each and every day so you'll work on a rota basis.

We need you to be flexible to meet the needs of the people we support.

What will I be doing?

This is the chance to join an established team within a Learning Disability Service in Sarisbury Green. We support the individuals to live meaningful independent lives, empowering choice and control on how they want to live while adhering to dignity and respect.

The role of the Senior Support Worker, as part of the management team, will be the supervision and induction to the staff team ensuring good standards of support are delivered. You will in the absence of the Supported Living Manager and Team Leader lead the shift.

It's a hands-on job so you will also be supporting the individualswith daily skills, personal care and social inclusion along with their well-being,

Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.

What skills and qualities do I need to have?

You will have to have Support Work experience, ideally within Learning Disability setting. You will require I.T. and Literacy skills. NVQ 2 & 3 would be desirable or willing to work towards.

You will also be:

  • Passionate, caring and enthusiastic
  • Flexible, patient and non-judgemental
  • A great team player with lots of energy
  • Able to demonstrate good communication skills
  • Able to complete the physical aspects of the role such as manual handling where needed

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive Learning and Development opportunities - we are Investors in People Silver accredited
  • 28 days holiday, increasing with each year of service until 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays
  • Flexible benefit options including, bike to work schemes and season ticket loans
  • Competitive Pension and Life Assurance scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme and access to online Health and Wellbeing support
  • Flexible working patterns to support work/life balance
  • Access to a wide range of discounts including Cinema, Groceries and Gym.

Why Turning Point?

We take pride in the services that we provide. There is one vision that everyone at Turning Point shares, which is held together by our values. These include believing in potential, communicating in a confident way, embracing change and treating each other as individuals.

Running services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our services - and, our people. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support people with Learning Disabilities to live fulfilling lives - here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job: we offer you a career.


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Senior Support Worker / Stoke-On-Trent / Learning Disabailities

National Health Service

Stoke-On-Trent, MID
1 day ago
Stoke-On-Trent, MID
£15.969k - £15.969k Per Year
1 day ago
£15.969k - £15.969k Per Year

Job Reference: J192-A-21-10498

Employer:
Turning Point
Location:
Stoke-On-Trent
Salary:
£18,278 per annum / £9.50 per hour

Support Worker I Stoke on Trent I ST3 I Adults ILearning Disabilities

Contract type:full-time

Salary:£18,278 per annum / £9.50 per hour

Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no two days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours?Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support?

Are you currently a support worker looking to move up in to management?

If you have answered a big YES to these questions we would love to hear from you.

Job description

At Turning Point, we support people with Learning Disabilities across England.

As a Support Worker, you will make a real difference to residents' lives as you improve their daily living skills. Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.

Shifts:

We provide 24-hour support to the individuals each and every day so you'll work on a rota basis.

We need you to be flexible to meet the needs of the people we support.

What will I be doing?

This is the chance to join an established team within a Learning Disability Service in Meir Heath, Stoke-on-Trent. We support the individuals to live meaningful independent lives, empowering choice and control on how they want to live while adhering to dignity and respect.

The role of the Senior Support Worker, as part of the management team, will be the supervision and induction to the staff team ensuring good standards of support are delivered. You will in the absence of the Supported Living Manager and Team Leader lead the shift.

It's a hands-on job so you will also be supporting the individualswith daily skills, personal care and social inclusion along with their well-being,

Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.

What skills and qualities do I need to have?

You will have to have Support Work experience, ideally within Learning Disability setting. You will require I.T. and Literacy skills. NVQ 2 & 3 would be desirable or willing to work towards.

You will also be:

  • Passionate, caring and enthusiastic
  • Flexible, patient and non-judgemental
  • A great team player with lots of energy
  • Able to demonstrate good communication skills
  • Able to complete the physical aspects of the role such as manual handling where needed

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive Learning and Development opportunities - we are Investors in People Silver accredited
  • 28 days holiday, increasing with each year of service until 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays
  • Flexible benefit options including, bike to work schemes and season ticket loans
  • Competitive Pension and Life Assurance scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme and access to online Health and Wellbeing support
  • Flexible working patterns to support work/life balance
  • Access to a wide range of discounts including Cinema, Groceries and Gym.

Why Turning Point?

We take pride in the services that we provide. There is one vision that everyone at Turning Point shares, which is held together by our values. These include believing in potential, communicating in a confident way, embracing change and treating each other as individuals.

Running services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our services - and, our people. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support people with Learning Disabilities to live fulfilling lives - here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job: we offer you a career.


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Children's Senior Support Worker

Randstad Care

Kenilworth, MID
3 days ago
Kenilworth, MID
£10 - £11 Per Hour
3 days ago
£10 - £11 Per Hour

Are you a qualified children's support worker who is looking for a career change or a step up to a senior role ? We are looking for an inspirational, passionate and energetic person to join a team in Kenilworth
The organisation offers specialist support to children and young people who have a range of complex needs and have experienced trauma or neglect. They have a huge commitment to ensure that they make significant differences to the young people they support, helping and assisting in shaping their futures. The staff teams seek to foster positive and nurturing relationships with the young people alongside thoughtful and consistent boundaries.


The home is in the Kenilworth area and is 3 bedded for children and young people aged up to 17 years. It provides a safe and homely environment where you will be able to build great relationships with the young people, promoting the values of healthy family living and providing structure, personal space and also a relaxing environment when needed. A salary of £10 - £11per hour is being offered plus a sleep in allowance of £35.00
As a senior support worker you will be responsible for
Supporting the manager in the successful running of the home and the staff team
Assisting manager with staff supervisions
Delivering the highest standard of care to the young people in relation to emotional, behavioural and physical needs
Assisting senior staff with writing and maintaining care plans
Acting as a key worker and encouraging young people to strive to ensure goals and aspirations are achieved. Attending review meetings and liaising with external agencies
Taking part in daily activities which may include family contact , activities in the community or at local clubs.
Encouraging and supporting educational engagement
For this role it is imperative that you have
NVQ3 in Caring for Children and Young People, Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young Peoples Workforce or equivalent
Experience of supporting children and young people in a residential setting.
The ability to work well as part of a team and is committed to providing care and support to young people.
Experience of working with challenging behaviour and complex needs
Knowledge and a clear understanding of the National Care Standards, Safeguarding and other relevant legislation
The ability to be able to work shifts which will include weekends and bank holidays
A full UK driving licence


If you feel you are the ideal person for this role and are committed to making a difference to the lives of children and young people, please forward your CV to myself

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

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Female Support Worker - Full Time

Real Life Options

Heathhall
3 days ago
Heathhall
3 days ago

Female Support Worker - Drivers Only

 Full-time, Part- time, weekends, 4 on 4 off shift pattern, 7am – 1.30pm and 3.30pm – 9.30pm

 Salary: £9.40 / hour

 As part of the Real Life Options Group, 1st Homecare is a specialist provider of personalised homecare support operating throughout Scotland and we are currently recruiting experienced Support Workers for the following areas of Dumfries and Galloway:

• Dumfries

 Driver with access to a vehicle is a requirement for the role.

 We are keen to recruit someone with the right values and behaviours who can help us ensure our workplace values are at the heart of everything we do, these are:

Respect – Honesty – Responsibility – Excellence

• Would you like to develop a career in social care?

• Can you make a difference to someone’s life?

• Do you enjoy helping others?

• Are you reliable and dependable?

If you answer yes to the above, we would like to hear from you.

Benefits Include:

• Paid Mileage

• Paid Training

• Paid Induction

• Paid Holidays

• Employee benefits including high street discounts, Salary Finance service and Digital Finance Adviser (MyEva)

• Support with PVG and SSSC Registration

• Continual Professional Development

• Pension Plan

• Rewarding Career

 

As a care at home support worker you may be expected to help with personal care, support with medication and meal preparation along with a variety of other tasks. Previous care experience is desirable.

However, if you don’t have experience you will need to demonstrate some customer service skills as a basis to build on. This includes excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a good understanding of English. You should be able to engage fully with the people receiving support, chatting & listening. The desire and commitment to support others and to deliver the highest level of care is vital.

This post is considered to be Regulated Work with Vulnerable Adults as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scotland PVG Act 2007.

Real Life Options are an equal opportunities employer. We seek to recruit, train and promote the best person for the job, to make full use of the talents and resources of all our people and to craft a working environment free from unlawful discrimination, victimisation and harassment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect.

If you have a disability, a learning difficulty, a medical condition or individual need that you believe may affect your performance in selection, we'll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to our processes to enable you to perform at your best so please do let us know.

If you are interested in applying, please contact us through messenger or call our office on 01387 245400.

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Female Support Worker - Part Time

Real Life Options

Heathhall
3 days ago
Heathhall
3 days ago

Female Support Worker - Drivers Only

 Full-time, Part- time, weekends, 4 on 4 off shift pattern, 7am – 1.30pm and 3.30pm – 9.30pm

 Salary: £9.40 / hour

 As part of the Real Life Options Group, 1st Homecare is a specialist provider of personalised homecare support operating throughout Scotland and we are currently recruiting experienced Support Workers for the following areas of Dumfries and Galloway:

• Dumfries

 Driver with access to a vehicle is a requirement for the role.

 We are keen to recruit someone with the right values and behaviours who can help us ensure our workplace values are at the heart of everything we do, these are:

Respect – Honesty – Responsibility – Excellence

• Would you like to develop a career in social care?

• Can you make a difference to someone’s life?

• Do you enjoy helping others?

• Are you reliable and dependable?

If you answer yes to the above, we would like to hear from you.

Benefits Include:

• Paid Mileage

• Paid Training

• Paid Induction

• Paid Holidays

• Employee benefits including high street discounts, Salary Finance service and Digital Finance Adviser (MyEva)

• Support with PVG and SSSC Registration

• Continual Professional Development

• Pension Plan

• Rewarding Career

 

As a care at home support worker you may be expected to help with personal care, support with medication and meal preparation along with a variety of other tasks. Previous care experience is desirable.

However, if you don’t have experience you will need to demonstrate some customer service skills as a basis to build on. This includes excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a good understanding of English. You should be able to engage fully with the people receiving support, chatting & listening. The desire and commitment to support others and to deliver the highest level of care is vital.

This post is considered to be Regulated Work with Vulnerable Adults as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scotland PVG Act 2007.

Real Life Options are an equal opportunities employer. We seek to recruit, train and promote the best person for the job, to make full use of the talents and resources of all our people and to craft a working environment free from unlawful discrimination, victimisation and harassment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect.

If you have a disability, a learning difficulty, a medical condition or individual need that you believe may affect your performance in selection, we'll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to our processes to enable you to perform at your best so please do let us know.

If you are interested in applying, please contact us through messenger or call our office on 01387 245400.

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2 days ago

Description

Warm, friendly, and share our values of ensuring the best lives possible for everyone? Raise your hand if that’s you.

Stanmore House Residential is for children and young people. We provide specialist support to children and young people with different health, physical and learning disabilities. We are looking for the right people to make a difference. The children and young people who live within the residential service all require individual support in order to enhance and enjoy their lives, have fun, and to thrive. The residential service supports the educational and health needs of the children and young people.

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic person. We encourage individuals to find a path for their dreams and aspirations, whether you live with us as a customer or work with us as a team member.

As a Support Worker, you will be a key member of the team, providing:

  • High standards of support to the children and young people
  • A creative and caring approach
  • Opportunities to build strong relationships with young people, their families and other supporting professionals
  • Support in the planning of education, health and wellbeing outcomes
  • Encouragement and support to live as independently as possible
  • Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital.

Working with Capability Scotland brings you lots of benefits:

  • £9.66 per hour
  • Fully paid, sector-leading learning and development
  • Fully funded SVQ placement – a qualification which is yours for life
  • Excellent annual leave of 32 days per year, increasing with service
  • Generous and enhanced pension schemes and family benefits
  • As a member of our autoenrollment pension scheme, £10,000 provided in the case of Death in Service
  • Flexible working is available
  • Free 24/7 employee assistance programme
  • Free PVG checks throughout your career.

Applying to Capability Scotland 

Applying to work with us couldn’t be simpler. Please visit our website. On our website we’ve got an application form that starts by pressing “Apply Now”, and it works perfectly on your mobile phone if you prefer that. You can request any alternative formats of our application form by contacting

careers@capability.scot

(such as large print or braille). You’ll then hear from us within three weeks of the noted closing date. We’ll invite successful candidates to an interview so we can learn more about what makes each other tick, in a safe and secure way. You can keep a track of your application in your profile management settings. A full job description of this role is available by clicking here: Support Worker (Res Resp)

These are fixed-term posts until July/August 2021.

A full driving licence is required for this post. This post involves shift work (including nights shifts and weekends).

For more information on this role, you can call Fiona on 01555 665041 using reference CS201209.

General Information

  • Capability Scotland is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We are happy to consider job-share applications.
  • Capability Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people and conducts thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.
  • A copy of Capability Scotland’s Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request from the HR Team.
Source: myjobscotland