NFP People
Scotland
£9.93 Per Hour
Full-time
Job description

Support Worker

Are you passionate about providing exceptional care and emotional support to help others achieve their goals and aspirations? Do you want to develop your career with a forward thinking organisation who offer flexible working and career development?

Our client provides support to individuals with learning difficulties, mental health issues, autism and acquired brain injuries and some of the people display behaviours that challenge.

Position: Support Worker 
Location: Residential setting - outside Slamannan, Falkirk – FREE transport available to and from Falkirk
Hours: Full Time, Part Time and Bank hours available
Salary: £9.93 per hour
Benefits: A clear personal development plan, which includes a Free detailed training plan for all elements of the role, full induction process, ongoing supervisions and appraisals, development and career progression opportunities, opportunities to gain Free recognised qualifications, free DBS screening, Refer a friend scheme of £400, Cycle2work Scheme, access to GP online, Employee Assistance Helpline, discounts at many retailers and life insurance.

The role also offers fantastic flexibility and rewards, as well as innovative ways of working to fit your lifestyle! 

About the Role of Support Worker:

As a Support Worker the role is one of empowerment, you have the ability to make the people you support feel safe, confident, competent and more importantly able and independent. By believing in someone you can help people reach their own potential as well as supporting with the everyday tasks such as finances, housekeeping, attending appointments, shopping, and participating in various activities of choice and a dedication to further people’s skills and abilities.

About You:

As a Support Worker you will be a dedicated and empathic person who is able to not only provide physical care, but also offer emotional support to help people to reach their maximum independence in a safe and positive living environment. You should have a caring, personable nature, be confident yet able to offer a calming influence, demonstrate initiative under pressure, show drive and a self-awareness of your own development needs. You will have excellent written and communication skills and be able to work effectively as part of a team and be able to learn and undertake the essential training that is required for the role.

Although an understanding of the role is desirable, it is not essential as training will be provided. We are more interested in ‘who you are’ as a person. As a values based organisation, the Ethos is to ensure that every moment matters through enabling the people supported to feel empowered, safe and a valued member of their community. We believe we can help anyone and go above and beyond in the process.

Whilst experience is not essential we very much welcome previous experience working as Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.

Candidates should apply by forwarding their CV.

To protect you, your colleagues, and the people that we support you will have had or will be having the coronavirus vaccination.

Posted on: 13 October 2021
Closing date: 12 November 2021
Job ref: 2404
Tags: Social Care/Development
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