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Ref no:
249017
Published:
2/12/2021
Closes:
13/12/2021
Location:
Kilbirnie, KA25 6EY
Salary:
£19,266 per year part-time, pro rata
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
30 hours per week

This position has expired.

Start afresh with a career you love and get the job satisfaction you deserve!!

Our fabulous #TeamNewHouse in Kilbirnie is now recruiting for two calm and understanding individuals who loves getting out in the community to join them as a Support Workers on a part-time, permanent basis. We have a 16 and 30 hour contract available. The current salary is £9.50 per hour, with a pay award pending of £10.02 per hour.

The Role

You'll be providing support to a young man within his own residential setting who has Autism. As a Support Worker you will be supporting his day to day personal needs, including meal planning, cooking, support with housework, observation with his medication. He will require guidance to establish and adapt routines and prompting for personal care. This is a lone working role.

The person we support enjoys being active which includes going out for walks in the local community and drives in his car for a bite to eat. He loves dancing to music and is looking forward to going to the local discos again. For a bit of relaxing time he enjoys chilling out and spending time on his tablet.

We would be looking for you to be enthusiastic about participating and supporting him with his interests, plan activities whilst nurturing guiding him to be able to do things independently. By taking a person centred and outcomes focused approach, you will get to know him as an individual and help him recognise his potential.

About You

​​​​​​​You don't need experience to start your career with us; we recruit on values and we'll give you all the training you'll need if you're successful. We'll even put you through your SVQ Level 3 qualification, fully funded!

All we’ll need you to bring is;

  • A caring and compassionate attitude.
  • Great communication and organisational skills.
  • A positive attitude with a willingness to learn.
  • A creative drive to improve the lives of the individuals you support.
  • Confidence in the use of technology.
  • Full, manual UK driving licence (min 1 year driving experience).

Shift Patterns

Our service provides 24/7 care and our dedicated team work sleepover shifts which are 10am-11pm (sleepover hours 11pm-7am) to the following day 7am-10am. Sleepovers are not included in your contracted hours and you'll receive an additional sleepover payment of £76.00 per night.

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

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview by video.

Have any questions?   If you'd like to find out more, please contact Tracey Wilson on 07791138747.

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.

​​​​​​​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.

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