Support Worker

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    Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

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  • Contact:

    Leigh Carroll

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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  • Startdate:

    31/01/2019 12:54:04

Role: Support Worker

Salary: £9.00 to £13.00ph

Location: Dumfries and Galloway

Search Consultancy is seeking experienced Support Practitioner's to work on an agency basis to provide the highest quality of care and support to our client based in Dumfries and Galloway. The successful candidates will be required to support a variety of individuals including adults with physical or learning disabilities, mental health issues, addiction issues or other emotional or social needs.

Some of your roles & responsibilities as an agency Support Practitioner will be:

  • Teaching daily living skills like budgeting, shopping and claiming benefits.
  • Providing leisure and creative activities in a safe and supportive setting.
  • Going out in the community with the service user to their local clubs or social activities (cinema, bowling and eating out etc.)
  • Carry out all aspects of personal care, assisting with feeding, bathing, washing & dressing.
  • Record keeping on all charts (feeding, activity etc.)
  • Following care plans and writing reports.
  • Getting to know clients and their interests and needs

Please apply if you have the following;

  • 6 months paid Support and care experience
  • Skills in communicating with tact and sensitivity
  • You have the ability to remain calm under pressure and cope with challenging behaviour.
  • Confident and enthusiastic person who is confident to work alone and in a group.

Why Join Search Healthcare:

  • Excellent free training will also be provided to allow you to be the best
  • Free uniform and PVG
  • Excellent pay rates and holiday pay
  • Flexibility
  • Opportunity to work for different well established clients in the industry.

It takes a very special and dedicated person to be a Support Practitioner. It is physically and emotionally demanding but with the job satisfaction that you will receive it will make the job worth it. Please get in touch today to discuss this opportunity further!

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.