Support Worker

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12316
  • Date Posted: 13 June 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
  • Salary: £12.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Social Care Jobs. Support Worker Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, Scotland Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Support Worker with a passion for making a real and lasting difference to the residents with learning disabilities who either has previous industry experience or is looking to enter the care industry for the first time is required for a well-established charity based in Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, Scotland.

No experience required – Full training provided

 

SALARY: £12.00 per hour + Benefits

LOCATION: Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, Scotland (PH8)

JOB TYPE: Part-Time & Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 7.5 hours per day - Day shifts

 

Key Requirement: Candidates must hold a Full UK driving license and have access to own vehicle.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

This is not just an ordinary care home!

Are you looking for somewhere where you will get to experience a wealth of opportunities providing group and individual care to residents with learning disabilities?

Want to work in a beautiful location?

Are you excited about the opportunity to join a charity where you become a valued member of the community?

Are you looking for a role that makes a real difference?

You don't need any experience to join the team - you just need the right values!

 

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Support Worker with a passion for making a real and lasting difference to the residents with learning disabilities who either has previous industry experience or is looking to enter the care industry for the first time.

Working as the Support Worker you will be working in a team including senior staff and volunteers, managed by a House Co-ordinator and Assistant House Coordinator focusing on aspects of care within one of their houses.

As the Support Worker you may be involved in one to one care or helping with groups. You will also get the opportunity to attend their resident workshops, such as craft or woodwork, and experience group or one to one outings with their residents.

 

What makes this Charity different?

  • The charity is a unique and friendly community, set amidst beautiful Perthshire countryside with their own Farm, Poetry Path plus Shop/Cafe in Dunkeld with artisan and handcrafted produce
  • Staff have the opportunity to take part in cultural events and festivals celebrated throughout the year!
  • Access to free homecooked meals, delicious treats from the bakery and good quality coffee in the houses
  • They offer their residents with a range of learning disabilities an exciting and varied range of workshop opportunities including day service, bakery, craft, pottery, estate, gardens, woodwork, horses & farm
  • International volunteers who come each year for 12 months to live, work and share their lives with the Residents, bringing with them an energetic & multicultural vibe
  • A strong focus on the therapeutic impulse of the charity, they offer therapies such as art, massage, eurythmy, therapeutic riding & horse care and hill walking

 

APPLY TODAY

If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Well organised
  • Full UK Driving licence and access to own vehicle is essential
  • Enthusiastic
  • Empathetic and caring nature
  • Disability / care experience preferred but not essential

 

BENEFITS

  • 7% Company pension (3% employee contribution)
  • 10% shop and cafe discount
  • Free On-site parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Free flu and covid jabs
  • Enhanced Sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Relaxed dress
  • Free bakery food, tea, coffee
  • Company events
  • Annual pay review
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Free meals when on shift
  • Free tea and coffee on or off shift in the charity’s Shop and Cafe
  • Full Training
  • No late night work

 

All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

No sponsorship is offered with this role.

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P12316

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