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Ref no:
252367
Published:
24/12/2021
Closes:
28/1/2022
Location:
Broadmeadows, Symington, KA1 5PU
Rate:
£10.02 per hour
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
Hours:
39 hours per week

This position has expired.

Support Worker

Location: Broadmeadows, Symington, South and North Ayrshire Areas

Salary: £10.02 per hour + Benefits

Contract: Full-time and Part-time positions available.

Are you passionate about making a difference in people’s lives? Do you want to support people to thrive in life and achieve their goals? 

As a leading Social Care provider, at Hansel we focus on breaking down barriers faced by people with additional support needs, creating inclusive environments, opportunities, and choices to enable people living in Ayrshire to live independent and fulfilling lives. We provide a range of personalised support choices to over 600 people each year.

We are recruiting Support Workers for our Supported Living services, Residential/Small Group Living services and Respite services.

Benefits include:

  • 32 Days Annual Leave
  • Ability to buy or sell up to 5 days annual leave
  • Pension
  • Health Cashback Scheme
  • Sleepover Allowance (currently the equivalent of £10.02 per hour)
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance program including counselling, GP advice, virtual doctor and legal advice
  • Induction training, comprehensive ongoing training and personal development opportunities
  • Refer a Friend Reward Scheme
  • Access to a Credit Union
  • Access to shopping discounts
  • Personal development opportunities

For some of our vacancies experience and a driving licence are essential along with the flexibility to work a rota which includes evenings, nights, sleepovers and weekends - full details are available on our website.

The successful candidates will also have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good team working, problem-solving and delegation skills
  • Respect for diversity and values in line with Hansel
  • Basic IT skills
  • The ability to support people in a person-centred way to offer choice and promote inclusion
  • A commitment to the enhancement of social inclusion opportunities for people with additional needs
  • An enthusiastic attitude to developing their skills in Social Care
  • The ability to attain registration with regulatory bodies

The following criteria is desirable but not essential:

  • Experience of supporting people with complex health, mobility and communication support needs
  • Experience of managing challenging behaviours
  • The ability to attain registration with regulatory bodies
  • An SVQ 3 in Health and Social Care

Full details of all our vacancies can be found at our company website. To apply please send a completed application form to recruitment@hansel.org.uk 

These posts are considered to be Regulated Work with Adults as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007. Accordingly, the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Record Update if already a Scheme member prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

Hansel is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for the job.

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