Inverness, Highland
Up to £9.5 per hour
Part-time
Job description
Community Support Worker - Casual (10 positions)
Location: Inverness (requires travel within the area)
Contract type: Casual
Hours: Flexible - as and when required
Salary: £9.50 per hour


The position supports people working from their own homes or out in the community. The service delivery hours for this vacancy are hours between: 7.30am to 10.30pm over 7 days per week, 365 days per year.

The working hours are flexible to fit round you and your commitments and can incorporate days, mornings or evenings. If you have other commitments in life (e.g. college, family, hobbies) then we'll work with you to be as flexible as possible around your other commitments.


We've got an opportunity...


Do you love helping people in need? Are you looking for a rewarding role that could kick start your career in the health and social sector? We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic person with great people skills to join our Independent Living team.
Covering the Inverness and Mid-Ross area, the successful candidate will be supporting adults in their own home and enabling them to engage in activities within the local community. Support includes housing support, and daily living tasks for example providing meals, administering medication, giving emotional support, providing personal care and helping provide support to people to live independently in their own home. As well as this you could be supporting people to access education day centres, excursions and to work towards their goals.

Full training for this vacancy is provided and staff staff are given the opportunity to complete SVQ 2-4 in health and social care (depending on job level and completion of probation) .

The post holder will need to be willing and able to register with the SSSC and a car user/driver is essential for this role.

At the British Red Cross, we put the people that need us at the heart of what we do. As a Service Support Worker for this regulated service, you will provide the support and care which can make a vital difference to the quality of people's lives, allowing them to continue living at home in comfort.

Say hello to the team...

The Independent Living & Crisis Response service (IL/CR) supports people in the space between hospital and home and responds to the needs of people in crisis following an emergency; maintaining an extensive network of external relationships across health, social care, and emergency services.

This role could be for you if…
  • You're looking for a career in a caring profession and want to join our world renowned organisation as a springboard to a new career in social care.
  • You're caring and understanding of vulnerable people and their needs.
  • You're professional. You can deal with queries in a diplomatic and confidential manner.
  • You love being flexible. Working hours out with the norm suits you.
Also, you should be the following:
  • Educated to Standard Grade/GCSE level (or equivalent by experience)
  • IT literate
  • Full driving licence holder and access to own vehicle
  • Have a good knowledge of services provided by the NHS and Social Care


Closing date for application is 23.59 on Monday 20th September 2021 with interviews to follow soon after.

If you have any questions please email us: , quoting the job reference number #3077

This role includes working face to face with service users and social distancing will not be able to be maintained at all times therefore, it may not be suitable for people that may be at higher risk of harm from Covid-19.




The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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Posted on: 07 September 2021
Closed date: 21 September 2021
Job ref: 3077
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work