Female only Support Worker, Cumbernauld Area

Aspire Housing & Personal Development
£8.45 per hour
15 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Varied shift patterns, inclusive of sleepovers.  Closing Date: 05 May 2018

This post is open to female applicants only as being female is a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

Aspire is an award winning organisation that has a committed staff team who use their talents to help create better futures for the individuals we support.

Are you committed, compassionate and caring, with a desire to make a difference in people’s lives?

Individuals interested in this post will be working in the Cumbernauld area supporting a lady with autism and other additional needs inclusive of full personal care.

We are looking to recruit Support Workers who share our values in respect of the rights of vulnerable people to live ordinary lives and to be treated with dignity and respect. Our roles are suitable for hardworking, flexible and motivated individuals who are driven to do the right thing by the people we support.

Our Support Workers, who we call Personalisation Developers, work with and focus on individuals we support, to assist them in achieving the things that matter to them, working effectively with teams and people such as families and social work.

This means helping people to make choices and decisions through exploring and accessing opportunities that help them develop a lifestyle that is meaningful and rewarding whilst meeting their needs and reaching their aspirations and their outcomes.

If you have the necessary values, commitment and skills as well as the right attitude and a balanced common-sense approach to life, we can offer you a rewarding career with Learning & Development Opportunities, Support & Leadership, Employee Benefits, Contributory Pension Scheme and the job satisfaction of a rewarding role within the community.

Desirable qualities, qualifications and experience of the post holder include:

  • Ability to use your personal skills to help individuals develop, including encouragement with social inclusion as well as promoting new activities;
  • Experience of or a willingness to carry out personal care;
  • Experience of alternative communication would be advantageous;
  • SVQ 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care or a commitment to undertake a SVQ; and
  • Registration with the Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC) or a commitment to become registered.

A full UK driving licence and access to a car is essential for this post.

Please submit your CV to register your interest in this post. An application pack will be returned to you with full details of the job description and person specification. Or give our recruitment team a call to discuss the role or other Support Worker vacancies we have available.

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