Sessional Support Workers

Expiry date: Friday 28 January 2022 at 17:00

Salary: £10.02 per hour
Service: Crail & Wilson Small Group Living (Residential Service)
Hours: Sessional (*Female Only)
Location: Broadmeadows, Symington

Our sessional Support Workers provide flexible cover to support our customers and residents at our services across Hansel with all aspects of daily living, including personal care, and social, leisure and recreational activities, as well as enabling them to develop meaningful relationships and establish links in the local community.

We are now recruiting for sessional Support Workers to join the sessional list in our Crail and Wilson Small Group Living Service.

This is a great opportunity for experienced Support Workers looking to take on a new challenge, those who have recently left college with a Social Care related qualification or those who perhaps have no practical or academic experience but can evidence that their values match those of the organisation and that they are motivated to work flexibly, supporting our customers in their lives.  If you believe every person has something unique to offer and you have a genuine passion for making a difference in people's lives we want to hear from you.

The flexibility to work a rota that includes days, evenings, nights, sleepovers and weekends is essential in all the roles.

Other essential criteria for the all posts 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 skills in Social Care
  • Respect for diversity
  • The ability to attain registration with regulatory bodies
  • Basic IT skills

In return we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes sleepover allowance (currently the equivalent of £10.02 per hour), 32 days annual leave (pro rata based on hours worked) plus other benefits including a 24/7 employee assistance program, full induction and comprehensive ongoing training and personal development opportunities.

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.

*Qualifies under the Equality Act 2010

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