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Ref no:
277558
Published:
26/5/2022
Closes:
10/6/2022
Location:
Helensburgh, G84 8LH
Salary:
£20,320 per year part time pro rata
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
25 hours per week

This position has expired.

Play, laugh, learn, repeat! If you're passionate about working with children and looking for a role in and around Helensburgh then we could have just the one for you!

You don't need experience to start your career with us, we recruit on values and transferrable skills. We'll pay you for your training and give you all the practical skills that you'll need. We'll even fund your SVQ qualification too!

Our fabulous #TeamJigsaw is recruiting now for enthusiastic, dependable and caring individuals with great communication and sense of humour to join them as Support Practitioners on a permanent basis. ​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​We have an exciting pay award of £10.50 per hour pending which will be backdated to 1st April 2022.​​​​​​​

The Role

Jigsaw provides support to children and adults who have a range of disabilities or additional support needs giving vital respite to families. As a Support Worker you will play an essential role in making a positive difference to the lives of the children and young people by supporting them to achieve their goals and have fun. You'll support with all aspects of daily living, including personal care and will also assist them to take part in various fun activities such as playing music, doing arts and crafts, cooking, baking and playing games.

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. As well as working in our fun and friendly team there will be aspects of lone working in your role.

About You

​​​​​​​To be a great Support Worker we’ll need you to be;

  • A great listener with excellent communication skills.
  • Have a caring attitude and calm approach.
  • Have a positive approach to learning.
  • Passionate about going above and beyond what's expected.
  • Confidence in the use of technology.

Shift Patterns

Our service runs 9.00am until 8.30pm, Monday to Saturday with shifts that are typically 4-5 hours long. 

Sound interesting? What are you waiting for? Apply today, we can't wait to hear from you!

Shortlisted candidates will be invited along to a socially distanced interview at our Rhu office, week beginning 13th June 2022.

Have any questions?   If you'd like to find out more, please contact Louise Thompson on 01436 821869.

If you’re successful in joining our team, you will be expected to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and must be willing to work towards a SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare as required for SSSC registration. We will need you to register with the SSSC within 6 months of starting your employment with us.

​​​​​​​Apply today and change your tomorrow!

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