Permanent Support Worker - Edinburgh

  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £15056 per annum + pension, SVQ level 3 & 4 funding

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Elsdon

  • Contact email:

    Rebecca.elsdon@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    555

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-12-05

  • Startdate:

    00:00:00

Search Healthcare are recruiting for experienced Support Workers to work 22 or 33 hours per week on a permanent basis. The role will predominantly involve supporting adults with learning disabilities and physical disabilities, however the client does also support adults with epilepsy.

Tasks will include personal care, accompanying service users to appointments and activities, medication administration, light cleaning/housework and meal preparation.

Successful candidates will have:

  • At least 3 months experience in a support worker role
  • Have a current PVG or be willing to join the scheme
  • A can do, positive attitude
  • Be kind, caring and strive to provide the highest level of care and support possible to vulnerable service users
  • The ability to lone work and as part of a wider team
  • Be available for a full time permanent role
  • Be able to work using your own initiative
  • Car driver - preferrable but not essential

Benefits include:

  • Funding and support with SVQ Level 3 & 4 in Health and Social Care qualifications
  • Full and extensive training
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Support from well established management

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