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Ref no:
276837
Published:
20/5/2022
Closes:
15/6/2022
Location:
The Action Group, Unit 8A, Almondside, Livingston, EH54 6QU
Rate:
Full time, Part time or casual work available
Contract Type:
Permanent & Temporary & Casual
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
Hours:
39 hours per week

This position has expired.

Are you committed to breaking down barriers for people with additional support needs in West Lothian?

We are looking for positive, fun, reliable and enthusiastic people to support adults living in the area.

We are looking for people who are caring, fun, motivated, creative and great at problem solving. The people we support want Support Workers who are friendly, practically minded and are great communicators.

  • We have full-time, part-time and casual vacancies available
  • £21,352 – £22,165 per annum, pro rata and based on 39-hour work week
  • Casual hourly rate: £10.50 per hour
  • Sleepover payment of £84. Sleepovers are not counted as part of your contracted hours, and are paid in addition to your regular salary 

Support Workers help people with a variety of tasks and activities including the following:

  • Maintaining their tenancies
  • Shopping and general household tasks
  • Being part of a community
  • Keeping track of money
  • Managing medication
  • Staying healthy

Support sessions occur in daytime, early mornings, evenings and weekends. Sleepovers shifts are also available, and the role may include work in various parts of West Lothian although we aim to have people work in their local communities where possible. Full-time, part-time and casual positions are available. Having a driving licence is required, and your own transport would be an advantage.

The right candidate will share the our values of inclusion and equality and will have a person-centred approach to providing support. No experience or qualification is necessary as paid training is provided.

Benefits include:

  • Travel time payable where applicable
  • Mileage allowance where applicable
  • Pension
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling
  • TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme
  • Good annual leave entitlements
  • Ongoing support, training and development opportunities

To apply, please read the job description and complete the application form.

You can also download the application form in MS Word format if you prefer.

The closing date for this post is Wednesday, 15 June 2022 at 09:00.