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Support Worker

Location: Dunfermline
Vacancy Reference Number: 3505
Weekly Contracted Hours: 16.00
Salary: £17,745 - £18,110 per annum (part time pro rata)
Closing Date: 19 Nov 2018, 23:59

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

Our team in Dunfermline are on the look out for a caring, motivated, fun and creative Support Worker to join them on a permanent (16 hours) and relief basis. Shift patterns for this team will usually be a 16 hour shift plus a sleepover.

As a member of our team, you'll be providing support to a young man within a residential setting. Your main aim will be supporting his day to day personal needs, including meal planning, cooking, housework, personal care and medication. As this young man enjoys an active social life within the local community, we would be looking for you to be enthusiastic about participating and supporting him with his interests including motorsports, plane spotting, the cinema, walking and day trips.

We are ideally looking for people who have experience in caring or supportive role with the ability to lone work, cope with pressure and manage behaviour that challenges. However, the successful candidates will undergo extensive training on a detailed and specific support plan devised by a multi disciplinary team.

Our team really pride themselves on working together to make a really positive difference. By taking a person centred and outcomes focused approach, you will get to know him as an individual, encourage his independence and help him recognise his potential while also building good trusting relationships with his family and Health & Social Care professionals.

We care about your values and your passion. Be yourself and begin your journey with us. Apply today!

Cornerstone has an ambitious aim to revolutionise social care by introducing local self organising teams. The model is based on empowering colleagues in local communities to work in the best interests of the people we support. We are the first social care organisation in Scotland adopting this way of working and you can be part of this exciting journey.

Successful candidates will be required to join the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme and have a commitment to work towards a SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare with the support from our Training Academy.

If you'd like to find out more, please contact Christopher Pew on 07866 946 732.