Part Time Support Worker - Largs

Zoek Pin Largs, North Ayrshire, Scotland

£9.50 per hour

Unspecified (Full time)

Posted 35 days ago

Be the difference, change lives - apply today!

Would you like to support people with learning disabilities and mental health needs in their own homes and in their communities? You can help them to have a more independent and fulfilling life whilst developing a career in social care!

We are looking for part time support workers to join our Outreach service in Largs. This is a part time role working 16 hours a week. We are looking for someone friendly and outgoing as the individual supported has a great sense of humour and is very active. They love to walk for miles, use public transport and are keen to be part of the local community.

You will be supporting them with all areas of daily living activities, cooking, shopping, health appointments, personal care, and social outings. Being a driver would be advantageous but is not essential.

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Your Benefits

28 days paid holiday per year (inc. bank holidays)*
Make a genuine difference to someone's life
Blue Light Card
£200 bonus after 3 months service, £100 after 6 months service and a further £100 bonus after 12 months service
Pension scheme
Sleep in & bank holiday payment enhancements
15% overtime enhancement on hours over per week
Fantastic training and development
Paid for PVG
Refer a friend scheme (earning £100 - £400 per referral)

*pro rata for part time staff

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About The Role

You’ll support people with all aspects of daily living, including cooking, cleaning, shopping, meal prep, personal care etc.
Help the people you’re supporting become more involved in their communities
Support people socially and to enjoy hobbies and activities
Assist with volunteering/employment opportunities
Support with holidays, trips and days out and more
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Shift Patterns

This is a part time position and as part of this role shifts could include:

Earlies
Lates
Weekends
Bank holidays
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What skills and experience do I need?

Essential

Candidates that are adventurous, friendly, encouraging, supportive, respectful, and resourceful
People that share our values
Good level of spoken & written communication

Desirable

Full UK driving license
Previous experience
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About Us

At Affinity Trust, all of the people we support have a learning disability but many have associated health needs, dementia, physical disabilities, profound and multiple learning disability or mental health needs.

All our Support Workers complete shadow shifts before working with the people we support.

This post will be subject to an enhanced PVG check, provided by Affinity Trust.

We promote diversity and inclusion within our workforce.

Affinity Trust is committed to being Disability Confident. As part of our commitment, all candidates who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria for the role are guaranteed an interview.

SSSC registration must be completed within the six month probation period.

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Job Reference: OPS02522

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