Health Care Support Worker x5 (Nightshifts)

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Health Care Support Worker x5 (Nightshifts)

Salary: £8.45 p/hr
The Job:
Our well established client are currently looking for experienced Nightshift Support Workers to join their organisations on a permanent basis for 30 hrs per week in Dumbarton. The successful candidates will be required to support a variety of individuals including in young people and adults with complex disabilities.

The Duties:
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.

Qualifications and Skills
•A fun personality
•Able to service users out walking or in a wheelchair
•An ability to support service users with swimming
•Experience of working with individuals with complex disabilities / Autism
•Driving licence (desirable)
•An understanding of complex communication
•A willingness to work with individuals with high health needs including epilepsy
•Able to support service users with personal care

Our client pays the Scottish Living Wage, £8.45 per hour, as their starting rate and on the occasions that sleepovers are required, an additional payment is made. Additional benefits include contributory pension scheme, life cover, SVQ training and a generous holiday allowance.