Support Worker Nights (25 Hrs) Female Only, 16,731 Pro Rata

Vacancy posted: Friday, 14 October 2016

Salary: 16,731 per annum, pro rata + various benefits
Location: Bridge of Weir

Closing date: 31 October 2016
Job ref. no.: 12572

We currently have an opportunity available for a support worker (nights) to join our established team in Quarriers Village providing individualised support services to a number of people with complex learning disabilities living in a group home. Merrybrook is situated within the heart of Quarriers Village at Bridge of Weir. These services aim to provide a homely, safe and nurturing environment for people with disabilities to live.

We are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic individual. You will be resilient with strong self-awareness and excellent people skills with a commitment to a person centred approach. Experience of working with adults with learning disabilities and complex support needs is desirable. However, a willingness to learn the necessary skills is essential as specific training will be provided during your planned induction to the service.

We are holding a recruitment event on Wednesday 26th October at 6.30pm to 8.30pm.  Please click the link below for more details.

Duties will include; direct physical assistance, emotional support, advice and encouragement in all areas of peoples' life from housework to medication, responding to their needs for physical health and emotional well-being. This includes the promotion of their relationships with family, friends and external agencies to maximise their potential to lead a full and active life.

Due to the nature of this service, this post is female only, and is exempt under Section 9(2)(b) of the Employment (Sex Discrimination) Act 2000.

At Quarriers our people are our most important asset therefore we offer extensive training and impressive learning and development opportunities. You could be part of an organisation that not only offers excellent careers but makes a real difference to thousands of People’s lives.

Due lack of public transport to the village in the evenings and at weekends, it is essential that candidates have access to their own transport.

Please note that IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

Successful candidates will be required to register with the SSSC. Where you are employed in a service where registration is compulsory, you must ensure that you register in the appropriate category within 6 months of starting in post. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified within 3 years


In addition to a rewarding career, with extensive training and learning and development opportunities, Quarriers offer a range of staff benefits including childcare vouchers, life assurance, physiotherapy & occupational health, employee assistance programme, competitive holiday entitlement, flexible working, family friendly policies and procedures, enhanced maternity/paternity benefit, workplace pension, long service recognition, accredited qualifications, unionised, Christmas savings scheme and cycle to work scheme

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Contact Name Recruitment Team
Telephone 0870 118 7935
Address The Gateway
Quarriers Village
Torr Road
Bridge of Weir
PA11 3SX

About Quarriers

Every day, you can see what a difference you are making.

What does it mean to be working for one of Scotlandâ€â„¢s largest charities? You will be helping children, families and young people to face the biggest challenges of their lives and to live as independently as possible. Weâ€â„¢ll provide you with the support and the training to deliver a service that counts and to develop a career that matters.

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