Support Worker in Springburn, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, UK at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Johnstone, Renfrewshire

Pay Rate (£): £9.50 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 019240

 

Job Title: Support Worker 

Location: Springburn, Glasgow

Pay: £9.50 per hour

Role Overview:- Voyage Care are recruiting a team of support workers for a brand new supported living provision in Springburn, Glasgow. This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role in the mobilisation of a new provision and develop it from its early stages.

You will be a part of a team supporting individuals with learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour. As a support worker you will assist with all aspects of everyday life with a person centered approach. You will be required to support the individuals to be as independent as possible, enabling them to sustain everyday tasks including; self-care, meal preparation, housekeeping, finances, attending health appointments and supporting with activities. 

Requirements:- We are seeking support workers for a day team and for a waking night team in addition to bank support workers. You must be an experienced female support worker with knowledge and a good understanding of challenging behaviour and/or autism. However, we will still provide a full training programme that is specific to the needs of the individuals we support. Additionally, you will be resilient, understanding and passionate about providing the highest quality of care. 

Benefits:

We offer a great range of benefits which include:-
1. Paid PVG & Holidays
2. Salary scale /programme
3. Progression if you want it
4. Life insurance & Pension Scheme
5. Cycle to work scheme
6. Retail rewards & savings
7. Long service awards
8. Refer a friend £250 - £750 t&c apply
9. SVQ 2 & 3

 

The individuals we support enjoy a lot of community access, so confidence in lone working is essential.  We are therefore looking for Support Workers with previous experience who can hit the ground running. However we will still provide a full training programme that is specific to the needs of the individuals we support.

You’ll join the team working on a rota that includes early, late, weekend, night and Bank Holiday shifts.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a motivated and determined team. So make a great career move.

Click Apply to complete our one page application………All applications & CV’s received are reviewed on a daily basis.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list.

* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 

 

Role Specific Requirements -

 

Driver: Flexible on Driver Requirement

Gender: Female Only