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Support Worker

Location: Cowdenbeath
Vacancy Reference Number: 3501
Salary: £17,745 - £17,745 per annum (part time pro rata)
Closing Date: 19 Nov 2018, 23:59
Contract Type: Relief

Are you looking for an exciting flexible job 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 new Local Care and Support Team in Cowdenbeath are on the look out for a caring and honest Relief Support Workers with a can do attitude and great sense of humour. Working on a relief contract really gives you flexibility, you tell us when you're available and we'll look to give you shifts to fit. Relief shifts within our service range from a couple of hours to a 16 hour shift plus a sleepover.

As a member of our Relief team, you'll be providing support to two men within their shared home. Your main aim will be supporting their day to day personal needs, including meal planning, cooking, housework, shopping and medication. As both men enjoy an active social life within the local community, we would be looking for you to be enthusiastic about participating and supporting them with their hobbies and interests including eating out, going to the cinema, stock cars, discos and ceilidhs.

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 both men as individuals, encourage their independence and help them recognise their potential.

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!

Cornerstone has an ambitious aim to revolutionise social care by introducing local are and support 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 working towards a SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare.

Cornerstone Chats for shortlisted candidates will be held on Wednesday 28th November 2018.

In this role you will need to register with the SSSC within six months of taking up employment

If you'd like to find out more, please contact Alan Mcneil or Tasmin Ogg on 01383 325 506.