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Support Assistant

Location: - Dundee Services
Vacancy Reference Number: 2888
Weekly Contracted Hours: 30.00
Salary: £17,137 - £17,137 per annum (part time pro rata)
Closing Date: 16 Oct 2017, 09:00

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge where you can make a huge difference to the lives of others and go home every day with a huge amount of job satisfaction? Yes? We're looking for people like you!

Our team in Dundee are on the look out for a caring, motivated, flexible and creative *female Support Assistants to join them on a part-time (20 or 30 hours). If you're successful in joining our team, our services runs 24/7, so we will need you to work early mornings, evenings, weekends, waking nights, sleepovers and public holidays as these are essential to ensure that we provide excellent round the clock support for our services.

By joining our team you’ll provide invaluable support to individuals with different support needs. You'll take a personalised and flexible approach based on the assessed needs of each individual, and will help them grow in confidence and meet their goals.

With a focus on encouraging and maintaining independence, and reducing social isolation, you’ll be supporting the day to day personal needs of individuals, including meal planning, cooking, housework, personal hygiene and medication. You'll also be enthusiastic and creative when supporting individuals with their interests and hobbies. With your help, we will enable the individuals we support to remain in their own homes and tenancies and play an active role within their local communities.

Don't have experience in a care setting? Please don't be put off, we’re looking for the right people who share our passion and values. If you’re successful, we'll invest in you by giving you the skills you need with our excellent training programme.

In return for your hard work, commitment and positive approach, you'll not only receive a huge amount of job satisfaction, we'll invest in you by providing on-going training and development opportunities, a competitive salary and access to Cornerstone Perks (our exclusive employee discount scheme).

At Cornerstone, we're not just passionate about delivering great care and support, we celebrate it, we are dedicated to it and we thrive on it. Our aim is to make a real difference to the people we support by enabling them to enjoy a valued life - the life they choose.

Already imagining yourself as part of our team? Apply now and begin your journey with us. You'll never look back.

*For this position female is an Occupational Requirement as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

Successful candidates will be required to join the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme.

In April 2017, Cornerstone entered a transformational stage as we began our new Strategic Plan, Local Cornerstone. Over 3 years, we look to revolutionise social care delivery by introducing self-organised teams; not only improving the quality of the support we deliver but benefiting colleagues with greater autonomy and more professional development opportunities. We strive to change the way the health and social care sector is viewed in society and want our colleagues to be truly valued for the highly-skilled, life-changing work that they do every day.

If you'd like to find out more, please contact Jennifer Emery on 01382 220 238.