Team Member

Job reference: 000629

Closing date: 15/12/2021

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

Employment type: Part time

Hours per week: 23.5 hours per week

Town Name: Airdrie, North Lanarkshire

Are you looking for a job where you can make a real difference every day? ​​​​​​​We might have just the role for you!!

We're looking for a caring, understanding and motivated individual with great communication skills to join our Supported Living branch in Airdrie as a  Team Member on a part-time, permanent basis.

The Role

Our Supported Living branch in North Lanarkshire provides support to more than 40 adults, of all ages, throughout North Lanarkshire. The people we support have a variety of support needs, including learning disabilities, autism, dementia, personality disorders and brain injury. As a Team Member, you will play a crucial role in supporting these individuals with all aspects of daily living, including personal care, assisting with medication and managing their finances. You will support them to do the things they want to do in the community and support them to build upon their independent living skills at home. Our teams adopt a person-centered approach to provide the highest quality support  and to enable the people we support to achieve their goals and aspirations.

You will be support a young man to maintain his independence at home. He enjoys going out for lunch and being involved within his local community. He also enjoys dancing, drama, art and watching TV, especially his favourite are the soaps! 

About You

We are looking for people with a real passion to build relationships and positively impact the lives of the people we support. So, whilst it would be beneficial if you have experience in a similar role, this is not essential. What’s most important to us is that you can demonstrate the right values and attitude to make a difference. You’ll receive all the training and support you need through our award-winning Training Academy, including the opportunity to complete a fully funded SVQ qualification.

To be a great Team Member, you will be:

  • a naturally empathetic person with a warm, friendly personality
  • able to demonstrate exceptional communication skills and set clear boundaries
  • able to build and maintain positive, respectful relationships different people
  • adaptable and able to think on your feet and use your initiative
  • competent in the use of technology to enhance the support you provide, e.g. Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • reliable, flexible and responsive to meet the changing needs of the people we support

Shift Patterns

Our team provides support between 8.00am to 8.30pm with an occasional shorter shift. This will include working weekends and public holidays as part of your rota.

Do you have any questions? To find out more, please contact Charlene Boyle on 0797 015 6118.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual interview on Tuesday 21st December 2021.

Please note: We are looking to fill this vacancy as soon as possible and may close this advert before the closing date if we find a suitable candidate. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

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 a SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare as required for SSSC registration. 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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