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Dundee and Angus – Support Workers

Full Time

Support Workers – Dundee and Angus

Full and Part Time Hours Available

£9.00 Per Hour

Vacancy Reference:  6301

We have exciting opportunities in our services in Dundee and Forfar for Support Workers.

The role involves supporting people with personal care; the administration of medication; support planning; assisting people to plan activities and being involved in all aspects of their lives.  It is essential that you have good communication skills and recognise that the rights and interests of the people we support come first.

Previous experience is not essential as you will receive extensive training and coaching for the job.  You will, however, need to have a strong work ethic, be a good team player, and believe passionately in the rights of people with disabilities to live interesting and meaningful lives.  Your values are important to us as is having a proactive approach to making every moment count when you are working alongside the people we support.

If you feel that you are ready to take a first step into support work or you are an experienced worker who is looking for a new opportunity, we would love to hear from you.

Successful applicants must be in a position to gain qualification as determined by the SSSC for registration purposes and be able to gain professional registration with the SSSC within the timescale required, where relevant.

To find out more, download the full Job Description .

Values and Commitment

Our vision is for the people we work with to live meaningful and independent lives in a world which supports them to achieve their own ambitions.

We work to and are committed to our Core Values.  These values are derived from families and enshrine the organisation’s ethos and guide the actions of all staff.  Sense Scotland’s values in practice mean we will:

  • Be open and honest
  • Recognise individual worth
  • Build relationships through trust
  • Act on the basis of individual aspirations and needs
  • Be accountable for our actions

Benefits

Sense Scotland offers an extensive range of employee benefits including:  Ongoing training and development, generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working, family friendly policies, contributory pension scheme, employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme, life insurance and Perkbox membership.

To Apply

Please download the Application Form, save, then upload your completed application by clicking ‘Apply for job’.  Alternatively, your completed application form can be emailed to:  recruitment@sensescotland.org.uk .

Closing Date:  Monday 13 January 2020

Sense Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

  • Date Posted: Posted 5 hours ago
  • Expiration date: January 15, 2020
  • Location: Dundee and Angus
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