Support Worker

Job reference: 000515

Closing date: 31/10/2021

Salary: £19,266

Employment type: Full Time

Hours per week: 12 to 39 hours and Relief

Town Name: North Ayrshire

Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can make a real difference and get the job satisfaction you deserve? If that’s a yes, then read on, as we are looking for you!

We have exciting opportunities for enthusiastic, positive and caring individuals to join our teams across Ayrshire as Support Workers. We have various full-time and part-time contracts along with relief opportunities. Current salary is £9.50 per hour with £10.02 pay award pending!

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Here at Cornerstone we thrive on teamwork and are passionate about the care and support we provide in your local community.  Who you are is what makes you stand out!  You don't need experience or qualifications to start your career with us.  We recruit on values and transferable skills, we’ll invest in you by giving you all the skills you’ll need along with the opportunity to complete your SVQ Level 3 through our Training Academy. 

The Role

​​​​​​​As a Support Worker you will deliver high quality person-centred support, empowering the people we support to make choices, live independently and achieve their goals. You will liaise and work in close partnership with families and the multi-disciplinary team. You will also be responsible for reviewing and maintaining Personal Support Plans, including undertaking risk assessments as appropriate. 

To be a great Support Worker we will need you have the following qualities;

  • Great communication skills.
  • Can think outside the box.
  • Caring attitude and approach.
  • Positive approach to learning.
  • Confidence in the use of technology.

Shift Patterns

Our teams are dedicated to providing quality care around the clock. Typical shift patterns within our services include early mornings, days, evenings, weekends, sleepovers, waking nights, weekends and public holidays.

By joining us, you will have a rewarding career in social care, gaining a wealth of experience and access to a vast range of learning and development opportunities. You will be challenged, engaged and supported to reach your maximum potential.

Sound interesting? Then apply today! We’d love to hear from you!

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

​​​​​​​If you’re successful in joining our team, we will need you to register with the SSSC within 6 months of starting your employment with us.

 

The closing date for this job has now passed.

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