Support Worker

247 Professional Health - Edinburgh
From £8 to £11.30 per hour
13 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity is available for Support Workers in the Edinburgh area.

247 Professional Health are currently recruiting for experienced Support Workers throughout Edinburgh.

Working with 247 Professional Health includes:

  • Competitive Pay Rates
  • Weekly Pay
  • You can get paid via PAYE or via your Limited Company
  • Advanced block booked shifts
  • Last minute shifts, when you find yourself available at short notice
  • Flexible hours that you can change to suit your needs week by week
  • Free Training - In-line with Care Certificate
  • On-going Staff Development - Qualification opportunities
  • We will update your Mandatory training for FREE
  • Managing violence and aggression training course for FREE
  • Support from our consultants 24hours a day 7 days a week
  • Working for a reputable agency – Established since 2008
  • Refer a friend scheme – Earn £500 for a nurse or £25 for a HCA/SW *Terms Apply
We Require:

  • 6 months experience in the role of support worker within the last 5 years in the UK
  • Ideally have SSSC registration
  • Experience working within a challenging environment and willingness to learn pro-active approaches
  • Knowledge and understanding of Autism, Learning disabilities and mental health
The role of a Support Worker is to ensure the physical, emotional and social needs of service users are met at all times. Care plans must be accurately followed, accurate observations made and noted to help contribute to care planning, providing person centred approaches, administering medication and encouraging independence as much as possible are all key requirements. You can be working within a variety of different settings including supported living accommodation, low/medium secure units, learning disability services, drugs and alcohol rehabilitation and many more. You will need to be adaptable and able to work well in demanding environment so it is essential you are well organised and able to learn quickly.

247 Professional Health is committed to equal opportunities and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

247 Professional Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff to share this commitment

We will be holding interviews for this post immediately so if you believe you meet the criteria and are suitable for the position please click the ‘Apply’ button below to submit a copy of your CV. 

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