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Heathhall Industrial Estate Dumfries, DG1
£9.65 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
35 hours per week

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Support Worker – Dumfries , Annan & Lockerbie

Are you looking for a new role where you are able to make positive changes to someone’s daily life? 

Are you passionate and have a genuine desire to help others?

If so, come and join our dedicated team at 1st Homecare and help support individuals in our local community to live safely within their own homes. 

1st Homecare is a specialist provider of personalised homecare support, operating throughout Scotland.

As a support worker you will provide support to enable older people to have greater independence through care at home services. You will assist with daily tasks which may include, emotional support, domestic services, personal care, meal preparation and the administration of medication.

The day in the life of a Support Worker - “We visit individuals homes in the community, lone working or working with a colleague to support the individual with personal care, meal preparation, medication administration, and welfare checks. No one day is the same for a support worker”

1st Homecare are currently going through a period of growth, and we are continuing to search for permanent contracted Care & Support Workers who really want to make an impact on the lives of the people we support in Dumfries and Galloway:

• Dumfries

• Lockerbie

• Annan

Driver with access to a vehicle is a requirement for the role.

We offer Full time, Part time, School hours, Job Shares, Bank/Relief and Social Support hours.

We provide contracted with work schedules planned in advance.

Salary: £9.65

Benefits and Rewards

At Real Life Options we treat our people with the same respect, care and consideration that we show to the people we support.

You will be entitled to:

A minimum of 28-days paid holiday a year, including bank holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)

Accredited training giving you the knowledge and skills to deliver a first rate job

An employer contributory pension scheme

In addition to the above you also have access to the following great benefits:

• Health Cash Plan  

• £10,000 Life cover  

• A free Employee Assistance Programme (including a medical helpline, telephone and face-to-face counselling, debt, financial and legal information)  

• A reward gateway with access to discounted goods and services  

• Cycle to Work Scheme  

• A financial wellbeing scheme  

• Refer a Friend Incentive Bonus (terms and conditions apply)  

• Recognition Initiatives

• Supplied with 2 Tunics, Trousers, Fleece and Waterproof Jacket

• Paid Mileage

• Paid Induction

• Support with PVG and SSSC Registration

• Continual Professional Development

• Rewarding Career

This post is considered to be Regulated Work with Vulnerable Adults as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scotland PVG Act 2007. 

If you have a disability, a learning difficulty, a medical condition or individual need that you believe may affect your performance in selection, we'll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to our processes to enable you to perform at your best so please do let us know.