Support Workers
Courtyard

Expiry date: Friday 14 June 2024 at 12:00

Salary: £12 per hour
Requirements: Driving License required
Hours: 39 hours per week
Location: Broadmeadows, Symington, KA1 5PU

The Courtyard is based within the Broadmeadows Estate, Symington and is home to 11 residents with learning disabilities and a variety of health care needs.  Our committed team works closely with our residents to support their health care needs as well as supporting them to live their lives in a way which reflects their individual choices, interests, wishes and aspirations. 

Experience in residential care or personal caring experience is essential. Shift patterns are day shift - 8am to 8pm, 10am to 10pm and night shift 8pm to 8am.

Other essential criteria for the post include:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Excellent people skills, good team worker and problem solver
  • An enthusiastic attitude to developing skills in Social Care
  • The ability to accept peoples’ differences and treat everyone as equals
  • The ability to support people in a person-centred way to offer choice and promote inclusion.
  • An enthusiastic attitude to developing skills in Social Care
  • Work in line with Hansel’s values with the ability to accept peoples’ differences and treat everyone as equals
  • The ability to support people in a person-centred way to offer choice and promote inclusion.
  • An enthusiastic attitude to developing skills in Social Care
  • The ability to attain registration with regulatory bodies
  • Candidates must be 18 years old or over for insurance purposes

The following criteria are also desirable but not essential:

  • 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.

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Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006
The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 makes it an offence to employ anyone who is not entitled to live or work in the UK. All applicants selected for interview will be required to provide evidence that they are entitled to live and work in the UK. Appropriate documentation may include the original of your current passport, visa, birth certificate or any other document [or combination of documents] indicated by the Act.

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