Sessional Support Worker
Expiry date: Friday 24 November 2023 at 12:00
Salary: £10.90 per hour (£11.02 per hour from 1st Dec)
Service: Courtyard (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 Courtyard, Residential Service.
This is a great opportunity for experienced Support Workers looking to take on a new challenge. 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.
A current driving licence is essential for this post along with experience in social care and flexibility to work a rota which includes 12 hour shifts, evenings, nights, sleepovers (£10.90 per hour) and weekends.
Other essential criteria for the all posts include:
- Candidates must be 18 years old or over for insurance purposes
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Effective verbal and written communication 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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