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Support Worker

Location:
West Lothian
Job Category:
Care and Support
Salary Details:
£9.00 per hour
16 Dec 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
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About The Role
As a Support Worker with Community Integrated Care you will experience an incredibly rewarding and fulfilling role. Our Support Workers empower people with support needs to live the lives they want to lead.
 
We are currently recruiting for a Support Worker to join our team in West Lothian. This role involves working at a 5 bedded service/house supporting gentlemen aged between 29-70 years old who all have learning disabilities & additional needs.

We want to hear from caring, enthusiastic and dedicated team players with a can-do approach who, as a Support Worker, will be committed to support people to have a great life through innovative person centred support.
About You
Previous experience is desirable but not essential as we provide a comprehensive induction , shadowing & training programme.

Our ideal Support Worker will be:
 
  • Self-motivated with energy and drive
  • Reliable, friendly and caring to support the people we support to achieve their everyday goals (including personal care needs)
    Able to support in house activities and hobbies
  • Confident and inspire the person we support to achieve more
  • Able to help manage some behaviours that may challenge the norm – we provide training and guidance to enable you to do this
  • Comfortable using basic IT systems that are required within the role - training can be offered to support this area
  • Driver is preferable (Service has its own vehicle)

It is also important that you share our company values which are at the heart of everything we do and ensure that we deliver high quality, consistent care and support.

As part of the selection process you will have an opportunity to meet the people you will be supporting in their home environment. This will allow you to see first-hand their wonderful personalities and fully understand the level of care and support that is required.

Working for Us
In return, we offer you a rewarding role with the opportunity to develop your skills and future career in a rewarding and enriching environment. We also offer the following;
 
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing learning and development opportunities to take SVQ Level 2, classroom based courses and e-learning
  • 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holiday)
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to a free app offering retail discounts, leisure savings and holiday and travel discounts
  • Tools and support to help you lead an easier (financial) life
  • Employee of the month and other recognition schemes
  • Employee Assistant programme - available 24/7
  • Wellbeing Fund
  • Employee Voice – GameChangers
  • We will also pay for your PVG
 
Community Integrated Care is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.