Team Member (Care)

Job reference: 000625

Closing date: 15/12/2021

Salary: £20,320 per annum (part time pro rata) £10.02 per hour

Employment type: Part time

Hours per week: 20, 25 or 30 hours

Town Name: Garelochhead

Passionate about making a real difference and ready for a career packed full of job satisfaction? Then we have just the thing!!

Our amazing #TeamWaterfront in #Garelochhead are on the lookout for friendly, caring and hardworking individuals with initiative to join them on a permanent basis as Team Members. We have 20, 25 and 30 hour contracts available.

The Role

Our picturesque Waterfront service is a specialist housing complex for individuals with autism and other complex support needs. The service is comprised of five self-contained flats and other shared accommodation, which will be home for up to 11 individuals. As a team, we focus on promoting and encouraging independence, enabling the people we support to live as independently as possible and to play an active role within their local community.

There’s never a dull moment here at Waterfront as the people we support enjoy getting out and about including attending college and other activities in the community along with swimming, boccia, going for walks and playing football. Some of the people we support like some 1:1 time and going out for lunch, accessing the sensory room, listening and singing along to music and going to discos and parties.

As a Team Member, you will be positive and proactive in identifying new opportunities for participation and inclusion, provide quality personal care and participate in household tasks as required. The duties are varied, and no two days are the same.

About You

​​​​​​​You don't need experience or qualifications to start your career with us; we recruit on values and transferrable skills.  We have our own Training Academy that'll give you all the skills you'll need, we'll even put you through your SVQ qualification too! 

To be a great Team Member we will need you have the following qualities;

  • Great listener with great communication skills.
  • Caring attitude and approach.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Positive approach to learning.
  • Always seek to go above and beyond what's expected.
  • Confidence in the use of technology.

It would be great if you have a full UK manual driver's license as a few of the people we support have their own cars and love getting out and about in them however this is not a deal breaker!

Shift Patterns

Our team are dedicated to providing around the clock support that is tailored to the needs of each individual, shift patterns for this service usually fall between the hours of 08:00 – 22:00 and vary between 4 and 9 hours. If you join our team, you should be flexible to work early mornings, evenings, weekends and public holidays.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited along to an interview at our service in Garelochhead on Tuesday 21st December 2021.

Have any questions?   If you'd like to find out more, please contact Carly Smith on 01389750403.

This is a new post in our pioneering model and is still subject to consultation.

If you’re successful in joining our team, you will be expected to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and must be willing to work towards an SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare as required for SSSC registration.

​​​​​​​Sound interesting?  What are you waiting for?  Apply today; we'd love to hear from you!


 

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