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Support Worker - Intensive Support Service - Ref:ATR048

  • Location: East Renfrewshire
  • Job Role: Support Worker
  • Service: Intensive Support Service
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week (inclusive of days/backs/nights)
  • Salary Scale: £10.67 - £11.80 per hour (dependant on service and shift pattern)
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Criteria: Must have a UK driving licence and access to your own car.
Job Description

An Intensive Support Worker works with individuals who require extensive supports around health and or behavioural contexts; this is a highly rewarding role.  Do you have the knowledge, training, and skills to provide a quality intensive home support service; including care to people ventilated in their own homes and those with long term conditions?  

  • Salary Scale: £10.67 - £11.80 per hour (dependant on service and shift pattern)
  • Criteria: Driving is an expectation of the post and staff need to hold a current UK manual Driver’s Licence.

As an Intensive Service Support Worker, you will always focus on the supported people helping them to achieve the things that matter, working effectively with internal teams, partners and families to accomplish this. This means helping the people we support to make choices and decisions through exploring and accessing opportunities that help them develop a lifestyle that is meaningful and rewarding whilst achieving their personal outcomes. 

 

Do you want to work within an expanding service, of an Employee-Owned awards winning organisation, with staff that share our values and are committed to providing personalised services to the people we support?  If you would and you have a caring and thoughtful nature, please get in touch as we have people that you could be supporting now.  We would also prefer our Support Workers to have compassion, enthusiasm, and commitment.

 

Full time vacancies are available within the East Renfrewshire area, particularly Barrhead, Newton Mearns and Clarkston. The salary range is dependent on service and shift pattern that includes day shift, long days and nightshift.

 

Are you someone who can:

  • Assist people with clinical and health care needs, monitoring their mental and physical health as per care plans, ensuring the recording of all necessary charts
  • Assist with personal care
  • Work to deliver and follow outcome-based support plans with the people we support
  • Meet the explicit range of competencies as set out by Health Partners; ECHP and relevant other partners and
  • Undertake specialist training, as agreed, to be suitably skilled.
     
    Additional desirable qualities, qualifications and experience of the post holder include:
  • Hardworking, flexible, motivated and driven to do the right thing by the people we support
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships, with excellent communication skills and active listening skills
  • SVQ 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care or a commitment to undertake a SVQ
  • Registration with the Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC) or a commitment to become registered
  • Proficient computer skills and
  • Previous experience within a similar role is advantageous.
     
    Are you also able to answer Yes, to being a driver?  This is an expectation of the post and staff need to hold a current UK manual Driver’s Licence.

 

We want to reward our staff with employee benefits including:

  • Excellent Learning and Development opportunities and strong Support & Leadership
  • Opportunity to shadow and observe from experienced Support Workers
  • Employee Discount Schemes and Referral Recruitment Bonus
  • Contributory Pension Scheme and 4 x Annual Salary Life Assurance benefit
  • Employee Health Assured assistance programme
  • Eligible in work travel payments
  • Competitive rates of pay and excellent paid holiday and
  • As an Employee-Owned organisation eligible employees are owners of Aspire via the Trust.
     

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role, click on "APPLY" today.

PVG checks will be required for the successful applicant, as are two references; one being from the most recent employer.

Please note - this role will require frequent Covid testing as part of our Covid Health and Safety guidelines.

 

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