Adult Support Worker

Enable Glasgow Branch

Adult Support Worker


Enable Glasgow Branch, Glasgow

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working
  • Immediate start

Posted 5 days ago, 11 Jun | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: ES/SW/07/23

Full Job Description

Adult Support Worker

ENABLE Glasgow is a community based charity working with adults with learning disabilities and their carers and families in Glasgow. We are currently recruiting support workers to join our skilled staff team at our Esmond Street Advanced Support Service in the Yorkhill area of the city. Esmond Street is currently the only service of its kind in the city, providing a high quality 24/7 supported living service to 22 adults with learning disabilities who are older and/or have advanced needs. Please note we currently also have Support Worker positions available at our Balshagray House Service in the Broomhill area of the city. Terms and conditions are the same in both units

We are looking for staff members who share ENABLE Glasgow’s values in promoting the rights of individuals with learning disabilities to live fulfilling and meaningful lives. Our frontline support workers are incredible, caring and talented individuals whose skills are invaluable to supporting the well-being of some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

You will share our passion and commitment to our service users and demonstrate empathy and a strong desire to assist individuals to reach their own potential through a person-centred approach.

In return you will have the reward and satisfaction of

-making a real difference to individual lives

-benefiting from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees.

-receiving regular and comprehensive training to give you the tools to do your job -

-being supported by a committed management team who strive to promote and support professional development.

Your role will be in supporting individuals with all aspects of everyday life including maintaining health and wellbeing, and assisting individuals with running and maintaining their home. Experience in residential support work is useful but not essential. The successful applicant should also be willing to work towards an SVQ Level 3 Qualification. Must be available to work on a shift rota basis.

We have various different weekly hours available (full time is 35 hours p/w), and we also have dedicated night shift positions available.

ENABLE Glasgow strives to apply equal opportunities and diversities principles to all aspects of its work.

All successful candidates are required to join the PVG Scheme (or to have their membership updated).