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Support Worker - Outreach Service (Glasgow) ATR017

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Job Role: Support Worker
  • Service: Outreach
  • Hours: Part-time/Full-time available
  • Salary Scale: £9.30 per hour
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Criteria: Applicants must hold a full manual UK driving licence and access to their own car. Business use is not essential but preferred.

Core purpose and responsibilities of the role:

  • To undertake a wide variety of tasks including delivering and arranging high quality support, care and daily living and personal development opportunities in both Accommodation & Outreach Services;
  • To flexibly respond to individual needs and aspirations and assist individuals to have the maximum opportunities to direct the support or care provided in order to live as independent as possible; and
  • Providing structured support in response to identified needs as documented in each person’s developmental support plan and in a way that equips people with the confidence and skills to live independent and sustainable lives, either though support in Accommodation Services or whilst living at home.

 

Employee Benefits include:

  • Excellent Learning and Development opportunities and strong Support & Leadership;
  • 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;
  • Opportunity to shadow and observe from experienced Support Workers;
  • Competitive rates of pay and 5.6 weeks paid holiday; and
  • As an Employee Owned organisation eligible employees are owners of Aspire via the Trust

 

Essential experience, knowledge and skills for this role include:

  • Excellent organisational and time management;
  • Strong IT skills;
  • Good numeracy, literacy and verbal communication skills;
  • Clear understanding of Health & Social Care Standards;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and as part of a team in a dynamic and fast-paced homeless accommodation setting; and
  • At least 1 years’ personal or professional experience in a comparable role with transferable skills is preferred for this post.

 

Desirable qualities, qualifications and experience for this role include:

  • Ability to use your personal skills to help individuals develop;
    SVQ 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care or a commitment to undertaking this qualification; and
  • Registration with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or a commitment to become registered within six months of commencing role.

 

If you would like a rewarding career and want to be part of a team creating better futures apply now.
Candidates must have a full UK driving licence.
PVG checks will be required for the successful applicant, as are two references; one being from the most recent employer.

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