Support Worker

Job reference: 000604

Closing date: 26/11/2021

Salary: £19,266

Employment type: Full Time

Hours per week: 30 and relief opportunities

Town Name: Dunfermline

Caring, motivated, patient and creative. Does this sound like you? If yes, we might just have the perfect role for you!

Our amazing #TeamDrum in Dunfermline are looking for a reliable and caring individual who is great at planning activities with great time-keeping skills to join them on a permanent basis. We also have relief opportunities available. Working on one of our relief contracts really gives you flexibility, you tell us when you're available and we'll look to give you shifts to fit.

The Role

The great thing about this job is that no two days are ever the same. As a Support Worker you'll provide invaluable support to four ladies in their own shared home who are non-verbal and have different complex support needs. We are looking for someone out going and fun who will be fully involved in all activities the people we support enjoy.
Full personal care is required as well as paperwork required for the service.

The ladies, have a variety of interests, including watching football, car racing, going to the cinema and the zoo along with other outdoor activities. On the days with not such great weather, the ladies enjoy taking part in arts and crafts, baking and our house discos. As a Support Worker you will take an active interested in their hobbies and assist them to take part in activities both within the home and out in their local community.

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! 

​​​​​​​It would be great if you have a full UK, manual driving licence as the people we support have their own mobility cars, however this isn’t a deal breaker.

​​​​​​​All we'll need you to bring is;

  • A great listener with great communication skills.
  • A caring attitude and approach.
  • A positive approach to learning.
  • Always seek to go above and beyond what's expected.
  • Confidence in the use of technology.

Shift Patterns

Our dedicated team provide tailored care 24/7, our shift patterns include mornings, afternoons, evening, 2pm - 10pm Sleepover 7am - 2pm and 10pm - 7am Waking Nights.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited along to virtual interview on Friday 3rd November. The successful candidate will then be invited along to a meet and greet with the ladies we support.

Have any questions?   If you'd like to find out more, please contact Claire Agnew on 07866946732.

Sound interesting?  What are you waiting for?  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.

 

The closing date for this job has now passed.

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