Support WorkerVacancy posted: Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Salary: £8.25 per hour
Job ref. no.: LA002
Living Ambitions - Support Worker
We have a range of opportunities for highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed individuals looking to support and empower people with a learning disability.
You will work as part of a team, providing personalised care and support that will enable people to develop their skills, interests and community connections.
If this sounds like something you want to be a part of we have positions available in Dunbar, East Lothian, Haddington, Midlothian, North Berwick and Tranent.
Support workers are responsible for ensuring that people receive the very best standards of care. Some of your key responsibilities may include assisting/supporting with personal/practical care tasks according to individual needs, which may include assisting with personal hygiene, dressing, cooking, household tasks etc.
Working as part of a team, you will be required to also meet the social and emotional needs of the individuals you support, using person-centred planning approaches to enable each person to enjoy a quality of life and develop skills and independence. You will work in accordance to the National Care Standards.
There are many benefits of working for Living Ambitions including:
Up to 28 days paid holiday (inc bank holidays)
Free specialised training including free SVQ opportunities
Free PVG Membership
Discounted prices in well-known high street stores
You could make a real difference to people’s lives in your local community. This is a great opportunity to develop your career. Successful applicants are required to join the PVG Scheme.
You will also be required to register with the SSSC by 2017 if you are not already registered.
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