Support Worker in Kilmarnock

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Support Worker in Kilmarnock

Salary: £8.25 per hour +£34 sleepover rate
The Job:
We are currently recruiting on behalf of our well known client in the Kilmarnock area for x3 immediately available Support Workers. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake 2 sleepover shifts per week supporting individuals in their own home.

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 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.

Skills and experience required:

- Experience of working with individuals with complex disabilities
- Able to support service users with personal care
- Moving and Handling training
- Safe Administration of Medication
- A full clean drivers licences and access to a car

This is a temporary opportunity with an immediate start available for the right candidate. Pay rate £8.25 per hour plus £34 sleep over rate. The contract is expected to last for around 4 weeks, working 30 hours per week which includes 2 x sleep over shifts.

If you would like to be considered, please apply online today or call Amy on 0141 248 4711.