Hansel Supported Living Services - Support Worker



Closing Date

HSLS/SW/1918 £9.00 per hour

31 March 2020

Hansel is a leading Social Care provider working for people with additional support needs across Ayrshire, offering a range of personalised support choices to over 600 people each year. We are now recruiting for a number of Support Worker posts in our Hansel Supported Living Service Team. This is a great opportunity for professional Support Workers with proven experience in social care that are looking to take on a new challenge.

Located within Hansel's site at Broadmeadows, Symington directly next to the south bound A77 with excellent transport links to Kilmarnock, Ayr and Glasgow, our Hansel Supported Living Team work in partnership with our customers, their families and external agencies, ensuring a safe, secure and nurtured environment which provides positive outcomes and opportunities for the future.

We are currently creating bespoke care which is designed to support our new customers to live within their own home on the Broadmeadows estate. Our customers have complex health and communication needs requiring support 24 hours per day, which will involve either sleepover or waking nights.

 We are very keen to hear from people who have solid experience within care and have worked supporting people with complex needs.

 Ideal candidates will be able to evidence: 

  • Experience of supporting people with additional support needs
  • Experience of supporting people with complex health, mobility and communication support needs
  • Experience of managing challenging behaviours
  • The ability to attain registration with regulatory bodies
  • A full UK Driving license
  • A fully flexible approach
  • Shared values with Hansel
  • An SVQ 3 in Health and Social Care is desirable but not essential

In return we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes remuneration at Scottish Living Wage, Pension, Health Cashback Scheme, Sleepover Allowance, 32 Days Annual Leave (pro rata for part time) plus other benefits including the ability to buy or sell annual leave, an employee assistance programme and comprehensive training and personal development opportunities.

Applications are now being invited for Support Workers. We will guarantee an interview to applicants who submit a fully completed application and can evidence a minimum of 1 years experience in social care and experience of supporting people with additional needs.

 For our current vacancies in Hansel Supported Living Services, a full current driving licence is essential.  Some roles may also require access to a vehicle for work purposes.