Support Worker

Job reference: 000729

Closing date: 02/02/2022

Salary: £20,320

Employment type: Part time

Hours per week: Up to 20 hours and Relief

Town Name: Peterhead

Ready to start 2022 the right way with a job that is more than just your typical 9-5? If you are looking for a role that makes a real difference and is packed full of job satisfaction then we might have just the thing!

We’re looking for caring, reliable and dedicated people to join our amazing #TeamCraigewan in Peterhead on a permanent part-time basis, we have up to 20 hour contracts available along with Relief opportunities.
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​​​​​​​At Cornerstone we don’t recruit on experience and qualifications…. we’re more interested in  what you as a person will bring to our team!  We’ll pay you for your training and give you all the practical skills you’ll need to build an amazing career within the Health & Social Care sector.  We’ll even fund your SVQ qualification too! 


The Service

Craigewan is a purpose-built facility which is home to 11 individuals with learning disabilities, all living in their own self-contained flats.  The great thing about this job is that two days are never the same.  As a Support Worker you'll provide invaluable support with all aspects of their daily living, including cooking, cleaning, finances and medication.  

We'll also need you to be enthusiastic and creative supporting with their hobbies and interests too, these include baking, arts & crafts, hair & beauty treatments, pool, model trains & boats, walking and swimming & attending social events.

​​​​​​​Some of the people we support have their own cars so would be great if you had a full UK driving licence but this isn't a deal breaker.

All we'll need you to bring is;

  • Great listening and communication skills
  • A caring attitude and approach
  • A positive approach to learning
  • Always seek to go above and beyond what's expected
  • An understanding of the importance of routines and guidelines
  • The ability to cook

Shift Pattern

Your hours will usually be spread over 5 days during the hours of 0730-2200 hours and will include early mornings, days, evenings and weekends.

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

We are looking to fill these vacancies as soon as possible so reserve the right to withdraw our advert if we find suitable candidates before our closing date.  Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

​​​​​​​Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview by video on Monday 7th February 2022.

Have any questions?   If you'd like to find out more, please contact Louise Donald on 07770348740.

​​​​​​​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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