Support Practitioner

Job reference: 001185

Closing date: 05/07/2022

Salary: £21, 294 (par time, pro rata)

Employment type: Part time

Hours per week: 29

Town Name: Airdrie

Time to start a career you love that's packed full of the job satisfaction you deserve!! If you share our values then we have just the role for you!

Based in Airdrie, our fabulous #TeamCairnhill have an exciting opportunity for a calm and reliable colleague with a positive nature to join them on a fixed term, maternity cover as a ​​​​​​​Support Practitioner.  

The Role

You'll become part of a friendly and dedicated team who provides support to a gentleman in his own home.  The great thing about this job is no two days are ever the same.  

As a Support Practitioner your responsibilities will include administering medication, preparing and supporting with mealtimes and support personal care. You will follow support plans in place to manage anxieties and maintain positive mental health. The gentleman we support enjoys listening to music and getting our for drives in his mobility car and getting out in his local community.

For this role it is essential that you hold a full, UK driving licence and a minimum of 1 year experience on the roads.

About You

You don't need experience to start your career with us; we recruit on values and we'll give you all the training you'll need if you're successful.  We'll pay you for your training and we'll even fund your SVQ qualification too!

All we’ll need you to bring is;

  • Full UK driving licence
  • A caring and compassionate attitude
  • The ability to work well in a team
  • Great communication and organisational skills
  • A positive approach to learning
  • A drive to improve the lives of the individuals you support
  • Confidence in the use of computers

Shift Pattern

As we're dedicated to providing around the clock support tailored to the needs of each individual, shift are 24 hour starting at 10am until 10pm, sleepover and then 8am until 10am the following day. 

Sleepovers are not included in your contracted hours and you’ll receive an additional sleepover payment of between £80 per night, depending on the needs of the service.

Interested in hearing more? Than give our Lead Practitioner Robyn Broadly a call on 07867313350.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited along to an interview on  ​​​​​​​Monday 11th or Thursday 14th of July.

Sound interesting? What are you waiting for?  Apply today, we're waiting to hear from you!

​​​​​​​Successful candidates will be required to join the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme and have a commitment to working towards a SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare with the support from our Training Academy.


The closing date for this job has now passed.