Support Worker

Location
Outside Slamannan, Falkirk, Free transport from and to Falkirk Bus station!
Salary
£10.13 per hour and enhanced overtime rates, you could earn up to £25,700 per annum
Posted
04 Oct 2021
Closes
01 Nov 2021
Ref
2713
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Support Worker

Are you looking for a rewarding role? We are looking for Support Workers who care about making every moment matter, regardless of their qualifications or experience.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in the beautiful surroundings of three separate residential homes. No experience is necessary and you could even get a FREE transport to work!

Position: Support Worker

Location: outside Slamannan, Falkirk, Free transport from and to Falkirk Bus station!

Hours: Full time, part time or bank. There are a range of different shift patterns available to fit in with other commitments you may already have

Job type: Permanent, 48 hour contracts available

Salary: £10.13 per hour and enhanced overtime rates, you could earn up to £25,700 per annum

About the service

Set in beautiful surroundings, the service is made up of three separate residential homes on site. All the adults you will support have a primary diagnosis of a learning disability and may also have mental health or autism support needs and behaviours that challenge.

The team work closely with the individual, their families, local community, and professionals to ensure that an individual’s care and support is developed with a structured, meaningful and person-centred approach. In line with our Swanton Ethos.

The service is expanding in Scotland, this is a great opportunity for you to join a growing and dynamic team!

About you

Are you enthusiastic, compassionate and committed to supporting people in a way which respects their dignity?

We are looking for people who share these core values and are able to apply these to the work that you do. At the heart of the ethos are five key words, these underpin the PRIDE taken in the services.

‘Potential, Responsibility, Integrity, Diversity, Empathy’

You will need to be adaptable and flexible with excellent communication skills and able to work as part of the team.

Although an understanding of the role is desirable, it is not essential as training will be provided.

The role

You will provide practical assistance and emotional support to empower the people supported to achieve their goals and aspirations, respecting everyone’s individuality and enabling them to make appropriate choices to live the life they wish, in line with their individual support plans.

Promote the health, well-being, physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual beliefs of the people supported and ensure they are met in an inclusive way.

Facilitating social, educational or work activities such as visiting family and friends, walks, shopping and other recreational activities of their choice.

General housekeeping duties that can include shopping, domestic duties as well as elements of personal care. As part of the role, you will need to be able to complete a range of records and documents.

In return you will be offered:

 

  • Free transport from and to Falkirk Bus station
  • Reward schemes such as long service awards, refer a friend scheme (£400 per referral), Above & Beyond Awards, retail discount scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • The training and development you’ll need to thrive and a chance to build on the skills you have
  • The opportunity to develop your career within the organisation
  • Free DBS checks
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme

 

The organisation invests in its people and offers apprenticeships in Health and Social Care (level 3). Earn whilst you learn has never been easier! If you are interested in this great opportunity and are successfully shortlisted for interview, please advise the hiring manager.

To protect you, your colleagues and the people supported you will be expected to take up the coronavirus vaccination, unless you have a valid medical reason for not doing so.

You will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided we very much welcome previous experience working as Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.