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Ref no:
277553
Published:
26/5/2022
Closes:
5/6/2022
Location:
Milton, G22 7BE
Salary:
£20,320 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
39 hours per week

This position has expired.

Time to start a job that you'll love and one where you can really make a difference!!

We're looking for proactive, creative and and uplifting *female colleagues who are understanding to join them as a Support Practitioners on a permanent basis. We have 30 to 39 hour contracts available.

​​​​​​​Our current rate of pay is £10.02 per hour, but we have an exciting pay award pending of £10.50 per hour which will be backdated to 1st April 2022.

Who you are is what makes you stand out! We recruit on values and behaviours and we'll give you all the training you need through our award-winning Training Academy, including the opportunity to complete a fully funded SVQ qualification.

The Role

You'll be joining our small dedicated team that provide care and support to 2 ladies and a gent with learning disabilities who share a home. The people we support enjoy a social and active life and like to go out for lunch or dinner, go shopping and to social events such as the Gesh, bowling and the cinema. They do enjoy keeping fit in the swimming pool. As a Support Worker you will take an active interest in their hobbies and help them explore new and fun activities.

​​​​​​​The great thing about this job is no two days are ever the same. Your main aim will be supporting the day to day needs of of the people we support which involve shopping, finances, cooking, housework, medication, prompts for personal care and support with showering. Our team pride themselves on working together to make a positive difference. By taking a person centred and outcomes focused approach, you will get to know the people we support as individuals, encourage their independence and help them recognise their potential. 

About You

​​​​​​​To be a great Support Worker we will need you have the following qualities;

  • Great listener with great communication skills.
  • Caring attitude and approach.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Positive approach to learning.
  • Always seek to go above and beyond what's expected.
  • Confidence in the use of technology.

Shift Patterns

​​​​​​​As we're dedicated to providing around the clock support tailored to the needs of each individual, shift patterns will include day shift which are 8am - 6pm or 10am - 8pm, sleepovers start at 10 am and finish at 10am the following day. Our weekend shifts are 10am - 5.30pm.

Our sleepover shifts do not form part of your contracted hours, so you will receive an additional payment of £90.18 for each sleepover shift you work!

Have any questions?   If you'd like to find out more, please contact Sharon Irvine 07825050050.

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Sound interesting? What are you waiting for? Apply today and change your tomorrow!!

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual interview on Friday 10th June 2022.

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.

​​​​​​​*For this position female is an Occupational Requirement as defined by the Equality Act 2010.​​​​​​​

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.

Cornerstone welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce.