Support Worker

Organisation
Social Care People
Reference
5955
Location
Inverness
Salary / Benefits
£12.48 Per Hour
Contract Type
Expiry Date
07/06/2024
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Support Worker

Are you a patient and caring individual looking for a new career in Social Care, with a regular monthly salary?

Job Title: Support Worker

Location: Smithton, Inverness - IV2

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Salary: £12.48 per hour

About the role:

Have you have always wanted to make a difference in people’s lives?

As a support worker you will be part of an inclusive team supporting adults with a learning disability. Using a person-centred approach, you will help create innovative ways to support an individual achieve their own personal goals.

The ways of supporting will change with everyone you work with because everyone has different ambitions.

Supporting people in their daily lives is varied and any day could include helping someone develop new skills, providing personal and emotional support, helping people plan and manage their own home, support with leisure, interests, and travel. You could be supporting people in their own home or out and about in their community.

  • The organisation is unique - led by people with a learning disability.
  • Their vision - to promote that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society.
  • Person-centred approach - empowering people with a learning disability to live the lives they choose.

About you:

  • No previous experience or qualifications required, full training will be provided to the right candidate(s)
  • Compassionate, Caring and Confident
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter, with a high level of motivation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Confident, articulate, and professional
  • Keenness to learn in a fast-paced environment and creatively solve problems
  • Desire to embrace our values and vision and have fun
  • Full UK driving licence is preferred but not essential.

In return:

  • Annualised Hours, guaranteed monthly salary for full and part-time roles regardless of shift patterns, plus overtime opportunities
  • Flexible working hours for work life balance
  • Immediate interview and quick start date (subject to pre-employment checks)
  • 28 days Annual Leave including bank Holidays (pro Rata)
  • Employee support line to support you and your family
  • Free nationally accredited training, and the opportunity to earn a qualification and progress your career
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Free PVG check
  • Refer a friend and earn up to £300
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Well-being initiatives
  • Access to Thousands of Retail Discounts including discounted Health Cash Plan
  • An Employee Council that represents the views of staff about matters relating to work

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer sponsorships for international applicants, or candidates currently working in the UK on a sponsored visa as we are unable to assist with renewal upon expiry.

We reserve the right to close this advert before the closing deadline if we interview and offer the right candidate.

We are an equal opportunities Employer.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders act 1974. For the purpose of this act, you must declare any convictions or cautions that you have received, including these that would otherwise be spent. This role is subject to a relevant PVG check should you be offered the position.

Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided, we very much welcome previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker. #INDSCP