Sessional Support Worker
Expiry date: Thursday 30 June 2022 at 12:00
Salary: £10.80 per hour
Service: Red Rose House
Location: Stevenston, North Ayrshire
Red Rose House is our 8 bedded respite service offering short breaks for our visitors within the North Ayrshire area. The atmosphere at Red Rose House is vibrant, friendly and welcoming. Our visitors usually enjoy outings such as adapted go-karting, cycling, cinema, nature walks as well as more relaxing activities such as game nights.
We are currently looking for a Sessional Support Worker to join our team.
The successful applicant will join our dedicated and friendly staff team, who support the health care needs of our customers as well as supporting them to enjoy their break in a way which reflects their individual choices, interests, wishes and aspirations. We ensure our visitors are given an opportunity to achieve all they can and make full use of resources within the community while staying at Red Rose House.
Flexibility to work a rota that includes days, evenings, nights, and weekends is essential for this post.
Other essential criteria for the post include:
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Good team working, problem solving and delegation skills
- The ability to support people in a person-centred way to offer choice and promote inclusion
- A commitment to the enhancement of social inclusion opportunities for people with additional needs
- An enthusiastic attitude to developing their skills in Social Care
- Respect for diversity
- The ability to attain registration with regulatory bodies
- Basic IT skills
The following criteria are also desirable but not essential:
- Experience working with people with additional needs
- Experience of supporting people with complex health, mobility and communication support needs
- Understanding of social care legislation and best practice
- Experience of contributing effectively to support plans and risk assessments
- A Social Care qualification or equivalent
These posts are considered to be Regulated Work with Adults as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007. Accordingly, the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Record Update if already a Scheme member prior to any formal offer of employment being made.
Hansel is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for the job.