Senior Care Worker/Creative Arts Tutor

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 13 October 2016

Salary: 19,837 - 21,112 pro rata
Location: Glasgow

Closing date: 30 October 2016

Much more than just a job.  It’s the way that you do it that matters.

Part time, 20 hours per week  £19,837 - £21,112 pro rata

  • Use your love of visual arts in your job 
  • Opportunity to bring in new ideas
  • Rewarding work with real job satisfaction

At Heart for Art based in Glasgow we help service users with dementia to connect with society and express themselves, whilst breaking down the barriers of preconception, stigma and discrimination. For us, providing the best quality of care is hugely rewarding and our goal is to ensure that every one of our residents enjoys the best possible quality of life.

An understanding of dementia care and how creative arts and promote self-worth and achievement is just the start.  With a genuine passion for the creative arts, and drawing and painting in particular, you’ll being enthusiasm and energy to work with the rest of the team. Your friendly, encouraging approach to exploring ideas for arts projects will involve everyone in the process, and you must show care, patience and sensitivity in working with vulnerable people.  We’re also looking artistic skills in drawing, and a background, skills and qualifications related to creative/visual arts. You must be flexible to cover a number of locations across Glasgow if required.

In return we offer support for your professional development and to gain further qualifications. You can also look forward to an excellent benefits package that includes an employer contributory pension and generous holiday allowance.

What’s more, you will be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we offer quality care and counselling to a wide range of people in need. But the real story of CrossReach is the work that our staff do: reaching out and making a real difference to the lives of others. If you’d like to join them, we look forward to hearing from you.

You are required to have a Christian faith and be able to work within and uphold our Christian Ethos. This post is subject to PVG Scheme Membership.

Closing date: 30th October 2016.

CrossReach is the operating name for The Church of Scotland Social Care Council.

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