Support Workers

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Support Workers

Salary: £16,254 (Pro-rata)
The Job:
£16,254 (Pro-rata)
Our well established client based in the Polloksheilds area is looking for experienced Support Workers to join their organisation on a temporary to permanent basis. The successful candidates 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
•Available to work evenings, weekends and sleepovers
•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

Once the position is permanent with our client the successful candidate will have access to:

•Rewarding career choice
•Full Training provided
•Enhanced Pension Scheme
•Employee Assistance Programme
•Cycle to work scheme
•Contributory pension scheme

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.