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Support Worker

Location: Dundee Children & Young People's service
Vacancy Reference Number: 3489
Salary: £17,745 - £18,110 per annum (part time pro rata)
Closing Date: 12 Nov 2018, 23:59

Are you looking for a rewarding career? Do you want to make a difference? Yes, then we have a great opportunity for you!

At Cornerstone we're not just satisfied with settling, we search for improvements in everything we do. We're caring, hardworking and not afraid to push the boundaries to go the extra mile for our colleagues, the individuals we support and their families. We recruit on values and behaviours - we'll invest in you by giving you all the skills you'll need through our award winning Training Academy.

As our services continue to grow and evolve, we're on the lookout for caring and creative part-time (up to 20 hours) and relief Support Workers to join our Dundee Children & Young People's service.

Joining our team means that you'll provide invaluable support to children and young people who have various disabilities and additional support needs. The great thing about this job is that no two days are ever the same. The support you'll give can range from assisting with morning and night-time routines to encouraging and supporting with hobbies, interests and aspirations. With your help we will enable the children and young people that we support to gain more independence and play an active role within their local communities.

As we are dedicated to providing around the clock support that is tailored to the needs of each individual, shift patterns for this service include split shifts, early mornings, evenings, weekends, sleepovers, waking nights and public holidays.

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.

We care about your values and your passion. Be yourself and begin your journey with us. Apply today! Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a Cornerstone Chat on 21st & 22nd November 2018.

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 gaining an SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare with the support from our Training Academy.

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