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Unit 20, Heathall Business Park, Heathall, Dumfries, KY15 4LF
£10.02 - £10.86 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
40 hours per week

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Senior Support Worker - Dumfries

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?

We are you looking for a Senior Support Worker to be based in our office in Dumfries but covering Annan and Lockerbie as well

Driver Required for the post

£10.02 - £10.86 per hour and 30p paid mileage

The successful candidate must be fully flexible and will work 5 days over 7 with On Call duties included on a rota basis.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Support Worker to join our team in Dumfries. We are looking for an individual who is solutions focused and are capable of balancing a number of conflicting priorities whilst remaining professional and delivering the highest possible levels of service delivery. As a Senior Support worker you will provide hands on support in the community as the link between the People we Support, Customers and Support Workers. You will also attend reviews, complete spot checks, be a integral part of support planning to provide the best outcomes to the individuals we support.

You will be logical, analytical, organised and pay attention to detail. Resilience, confidence and communication skills are key. You will be capable of working within a regulatory framework and seek to ensure the highest standards of care are at the heart of every aspect of our service.

We require someone who has previous homecare experience and due to the nature of our work and location you must be a driver with access to a vehicle. You will be required to participate in the on call rota, which will include evenings, nights and weekends. You may also be required to deliver care services at short notice as part of your “on call” responsibilities.

Benefits and Rewards

  • 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 (for full/part time contracted hours)
  • £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

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.