Community Recreation Worker

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Community Recreation Worker

Salary: £9.00p/hr + Hourly Sleepover Rate £7.83p/hr
The Job:
Our well established client based in the Airdrie area is looking for Community Recreation Workers to join their organisation on a temporary to permanent basis. The successful candidate will be required to promote an independent lifestyle to individuals with complex needs.

If you are interested in applying you must posses :
•Excellent communication skills, motivation and the ability to work under pressure
•Recent care sector experience
•An interest in working within a caring environment
•A Sensitive approach to the needs of our clients
•Experience of carrying out personal care
•PVG Membership
•SSSC Registration
•Current Moving & Handling and Safe Administration of Medication certificate
•Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
•Contact details for two references within the care sector

30 hrs/per week + The opportunity of overtime

Once the position is permanent with our client the successful candidate will have access to:
• Rewarding career choice
• Competitive Salary of £9.00 per hour + £7.83 hourly sleepover
• Full Training provided
• Enhanced Pension Scheme
• 32 Days Annual Leave (increasing with service)
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Professional Development and support for SVQ

The Duties:
Duties and responsibilities of the successful candidate:
•Checking service users’ needs and progress
•Providing personal care, which could include bathing, toileting, dressing and feeding
•Teaching daily living skills like budgeting, shopping, swimming and claiming benefits
•Providing leisure and creative activities in a safe and supportive setting
•Helping service users to deal with problems and become independent
•Talking with service users families and arranging family and home visits
•You'll also be expected to keep accurate records and write reports. These may be used in case reviews and future care plans.