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Support Worker

Location: St.Andrews
Vacancy Reference Number: 3526
Weekly Contracted Hours: 25.00
Salary: £17,745 - £18,110 per annum (part time pro rata)
Closing Date: 13 Dec 2018, 23:59

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge where you can make a huge difference to the lives of others and leave work feeling a great amount of job satisfaction? Yes? We're looking for people like you!

Cornerstone is one of Scotland's largest charities with over 35 years' experience providing care and support for adults and children with various support needs all over Scotland. We thrive on teamwork and are passionate about the care and support we provide in your local community. You don't need experience or qualifications to start your career with us. We're proud to recruit on values and transferrable skills. We'll invest in you by giving you the skills you'll need with our excellent training programme.

With exciting times ahead and as our services continue to grow in Fife, we're on the look out for a part-time (25 hours) and relief Support Workers to join our team in St. Andrews. Shift patterns for the 25 hour post would be 1 x 16 hours plus a sleepover per week plus enabling calls. So, if you hold a full UK driving license and are sociable, fun and creative we'd love to hear from you!

As a Support Worker you'll be supporting a lady living in St. Andrews with an interest in music, going for walks, the outdoors and visiting friends. With a focus on encouraging and maintaining independence and reducing social isolation we’re looking for people who will have an enthusiastic and creative approach to accessing community resources and increasing social opportunities for her.

It would be great if you already have an SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF level 7 (SVQ Level 3) or equivalent; however, this isn't essential if you have Values that match ours and are committed to working towards gaining this qualification.

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).

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

Cornerstone Chats for successfully shortlisted candidates will be held on 21st December 2018.

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

Cornerstone has an ambitious aim to revolutionise social care by introducing local care 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.

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