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Ref no:
KA1 5PU , KA1 5PU
£11.02 - £0 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time, Part Time

Support Workers

Location: Broadmeadows, Symington and South Ayrshire Areas.

Salary: £11.02 per hour

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 Residential and Small Group Living services below:

• Crail and Wilson Small Group Living Service (Female Only*), Broadmeadows, Symington

• Courtyard Residential Service (Female Only*), Broadmeadows, Symington

• Shawburn Residential Service, Prestwick

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 £10.90 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

· Effective verbal and written communication skills

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 web page.

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.

If you feel you have the passion, skills and experience to be successful in this role then click on 'Apply' today to start the application process! Full details of all our vacancies can be found at our company website.