Support Worker

Posted 18 June by Hansel Alliance
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Support Worker

Location: North Ayrshire Area
Salary: £9.50 per hour + Benefits.
Contract: Full-time and Part-time positions available.

We are actively recruiting for Support Workers to work in our Supported Living Services.

Hansel is a leading Social Care provider working for people with additional needs across Ayrshire. We provide a range of personalised support choices to over 600 people each year and currently we are recruiting for a number of Support Worker posts in a range of our social care services throughout north Ayrshire. This offers a perfect opportunity for an experienced Support Worker looking to take on a new challenge, those who have recently left college with a Social Care related qualification or those who perhaps have no practical or academic experience but can evidence that their values match those of our organisation and that they are motivated to work flexibly, supporting our customers in their lives.

A driving license is essential for our roles along with the flexibility to work a rota which includes evenings, nights, sleepovers and weekends.

The successful candidates will have:

• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Good team working and problem-solving skills
• Respect for diversity and values in line with Hansel
• The ability to support people in a person-centred way to offer choice and promote inclusion
• A commitment to the enhancement of social inclusion opportunities for people with additional needs
• An enthusiastic attitude to developing their skills in Social Care
• The ability to attain registration with regulatory bodies

The following criteria is desirable but not essential:

• 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
• An SVQ 3 in Health and Social Care

If you have experience of working in a Care Home, Home Support, Day Services, Community Supports, Dementia Care, or any kind of Social Care service as a Support Worker, Support Assistant, Practitioner, Care Worker or Care Assistant we are very keen to speak to you about the opportunities we have at Hansel.

Full details of all our vacancies can be found at our company web page.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role then apply today!

Support Worker Benefits -

In return we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes remuneration at Scottish Living Wage (currently £9.50 per hour), Pension, Health Cashback Scheme, Sleepover Allowance (currently the equivalent of £9.50 per hour), 32 Days Annual Leave (pro rata for part time) plus other benefits including the ability to buy or sell up to 5 days annual leave, a 24/7 employee assistance program and comprehensive ongoing training and personal development opportunities.

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.

Required skills

  • Health Care
  • Social Care
  • Support
  • Care

Reference: 43088775

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