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Support Worker

Location: Peterhead
Vacancy Reference Number: 3543
Weekly Contracted Hours: 20.00
Salary: £17,745 - £18,110 per annum (part time pro rata)
Closing Date: 20 Jan 2019, 23:59

We are now looking for active and motivated individual who enjoys the outdoors to join our Craigewan service in Peterhead as a Support Worker on a part time, permanent basis.

Don't have experience? Don't worry, we recruit on values and behaviours and will invest in you by giving you all the skills you'll need including SVQ qualifications and pay for your time during training.

The successful candidate will be supporting two gentlemen who enjoy groups such as writing group, social evenings, walking group and bowling. One likes to play pool the other goes to a farm fortnightly for a day and likes water aerobics. Both need prompting with personal care, support for all aspects of meals (planning, shopping and cooking) As a Support Worker you will also help with their finances, keeping flat tidy and other daily activities.

To ensure the smooth running of the service we will need the successful candidates to be able to lone work on a mixture of sleepovers and day shifts and work every second weekend on a rolling rota basis.

Successful candidates will be required to join the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme work towards a SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare.

It’s a fantastic time to join our team as we lead the way in transforming the future of health & social care. Our colleagues are the heart and soul of our organisation and through teamwork, trust and empowerment everyone plays a vital part in helping us to achieve our purpose - To deliver high quality care and support that enables everyone to live a valued life – the life they choose.

Sound interesting? Then we are looking for you!

If you'd like to find out more, please contact Lily McMillan on 07807 003 224.