Support Worker

Job reference: 000053

Closing date: 13/04/2021

Salary: £18,860.00 (pro rata)

Employment type: Full Time

Hours per week: 30, 35 or 39

Town Name: Dunfermline

Start afresh with a career you love and get the job satisfaction you deserve!!

Our new service is now recruiting for active and understanding individuals to join our new team in Dunfermline as Support Workers. We have  30, 35 and 39 hour contracts available.

The Role

You'll be providing support to a young man within his own residential setting assisting with his day to day personal needs, including meal planning, cooking, support with housework, observation with his medication. He will require guidance to establish and adapt routines and prompting for personal care.

The person we support is very active and enjoys being out and about and loves going swimming, so we’ll need you to be confident in the pool. We would be looking for you to be enthusiastic about participating and supporting him with his interests, plan activities whilst nurturing guiding him to be able to do things independently. By taking a person centred and outcomes focused approach, you will get to know him as an individual and help him recognise his potential.

About You

The young man we support has ADHD, Autism and can display behaviours that challenge so we are ideally looking for individuals with experience in a caring and supportive role. Our Training Academy will give you all the training you'll need if you're successful including the opportunity to complete your SVQ qualification too.


​​​​​​​All we’ll need you to bring is: -

  • A caring and compassionate attitude.
  • The ability to work well in a team.
  • Great communication and organisational skills.
  • A positive attitude with a willingness to learn.
  • A creative drive to improve the lives of the individuals you support.
  • Confidence in the use of technology.


​​​​​​​Shift Patterns

08.00-15.00, 15.00-23.00, with one long shift which is 08.00-23.00 (Sleepover) 07.00-08.00. We work to a 6 week rolling rota with 2 weekends off.

Sound interesting?  What are you waiting for?  Apply today, we can't wait to hear from you.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview by video on Tuesday 20th April 2021.

Have any questions?   If you'd like to find out more, please contact Ewan Drummond on 07989200034.

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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