Support Worker

Location: Glasgow Southside

Contract type: Permanent

Hours per week: Various hours ranging from 20 – 37 per week

Salary: GBP 9 per hour

Job Reference: 6779


Are you caring, reliable and friendly? Are you looking for a new and rewarding opportunity within the social care sector? Then this could be the perfect role for you!

You might already have experience working within the health and social care sector and are looking for a better work life balance or looking to change career and your first role within social care, then we have the role for you.

We are looking to recruit support workers on a part- or full-time basis to our service. Current vacancies range from 20 – 37 hours per week working on a rota basis.

You will work a mixture of shifts from an early shift and late shift across your working week. We also have night shifts vacancies available to cover our 24-hour support. Shifts are worked on a rota basis within the service. We are looking for staff who can work on a rota basis to meet the needs of the service and allow us to deliver continuous support daily. All staff work flexibility within the service to allow us to deliver 24 hours support on a rota basis 365 days of the year.

At Sense Scotland, what’s important is that all our staff have a genuine passion to make a difference in the life of someone with additional support needs. We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, reliable, adaptable, have a strong work ethic and have a genuine passion for the work we deliver.

We need dedicated Support Workers for our supported living services in the Strathbungo, Mosspark and Pollok areas to continue to deliver the great work that we do. Our Support Workers are integral to helping the people we support to achieve their goals and ambitions every day. We support people with a diverse range of support.

We need you to have a genuine passion to make a difference and realise the importance of a smile, and the impact you could have of enabling the individuals we support to take part in something they love.

Say hello to the team

At our Glasgow’s Southside services we offer 24hr care and support to adults with a range of communication and support needs, who live in their own homes.

Our service is individually tailored, and communication is at the heart of everything we do. We place importance on values, and on developing warm, positive relationships with those we support, and we are dedicated to striving for excellence.

This role could be for you if

  • You have a great work ethic and can work using your own initiative
  • You are enthusiastic about helping people we support achieve their goals in life
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You are professional and can deal with queries in a diplomatic and confidential manner
  • You are patient and understanding
  • You are eager to learn and develop your skills in any training provided
  • You have a good knowledge of services Sense Scotland provide
  • Driver (Desirable)


Closing date for application is Sunday 5th April 2020.

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 13th April 2020.

Please click here to view the full job description and person specification for this position. Support Worker

To Apply for this role

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Application form can be downloaded here: Application Form


We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • Flexible working arrangements and family-friendly policies
  • Generous annual leave entitlement – 36 days annual leave, including public holidays (pro-rata for part time hours)
  • Pension scheme
  • Training and Development
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Annual Employee Awards Event
  • Health and wellbeing support


At Sense Scotland we recognise how hard our staff work, and help us to deliver vital support, that makes a real positive impact to the. We value the work each staff member does within the organisation, in addition to local recognition of staff’s achievements, we encourage nominations for our staff awards.

Each year, nominees and winners are invited to the annual Employee Awards event where staff are recognised for their excellent commitment and achievements.

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

Sense Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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