Support Practitioner (*female / driver) - Kilwinning
- Kilwinning , KA13 6JY
- £21,294 per year pro rata
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 30 hours per week
This position has expired.
Ready for a career that's packed full of job satisfaction? If you share our values, then we can give you the training you need to become a first-class Support Practitioner.
We’re looking to build a team of motivated, bubbly and enthusiastic *female colleagues for a fabulous new service in Kilwinning supporting a lady in her own home.
As a Support Practitioner, you’ll play a crucial role in supporting with all aspects of daily living including support with housework, administration of medication, assistance with personal care and the management of personal finances. Due to a strict dietary regime for her health needs you will ideally have an interest in cooking and ability to follow healthy recipes.
The lady we support enjoys socialising and being proactive in her local community, listening to music, pamper days and getting her hair and nails done. We'll be looking to you to help identify new opportunities for participation and inclusion where she can achieve her own personal goals and aspirations.
As the person we support has her own her mobility car which she loves using for drives to the beach and going for coffees it is essential you hold a full UK driving licence.
We recruit on values and transferrable skills, so you don't need experience or qualifications to start your career with us. We have our own Training Academy that'll give you all the skills you'll need, including the opportunity to complete your SVQ.
To be a great Support Practitioner, you'll be:
- naturally empathetic person with a warm, friendly personality
- able to demonstrate exceptional communication skills and set clear boundaries
- able to build and maintain positive, respectful relationships different people
- adaptable, confident when lone working and able to use your initiative
- competent in the use of technology to enhance the support you provide, e.g. Microsoft Office and Outlook
- reliable, flexible and responsive to meet the changing needs of the people we support
We provide tailored support 24/7 on a 1:1 basis. Shift patterns include full days with a sleepover.
Sleepovers are not included in your contracted hours and you’ll receive an additional sleepover payment at your hourly rate.
Do you have any questions? To find out more, please call Tracey Wilson on 07791138747.
We are looking to fill these vacancies as soon as possible, so reserve the right to close our advert early if we find suitable candidates before the closing date. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.
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.
*For this position female is an Occupational Requirement as defined by the Equality Act 2010.
Cornerstone welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce.