Casual Opportunity: Support Worker
Casual work is a flexible way of working with people who have additional support needs, helping them break down barriers and pursue their goals. As a casual worker you only work when you are available.
Are you looking for a job where no two days are the same and you can really make a difference?
Do you thrive on working with people? Do you believe that everyone should have the same opportunities and have the drive to support people with additional support needs to break down barriers and achieve their goals?
Do you have the skills and personal values to support people in their everyday lives, while also putting them at the centre of the support you provide?
Then we want to hear from you!
- Edinburgh, East Lothian, Falkirk, Midlothian, West Lothian
- £9.50 per hour or £74.40 for a sleepover shift
We are looking for people who are caring, fun, motivated, creative and great at problem solving. The people we support want Support Workers who are friendly, practically minded and are great communicators.
Support Workers help people with a variety of tasks and activities including the following:
- Maintaining their tenancies
- Shopping and general household tasks
- Being part of a community
- Keeping track of money
- Managing medication
- Staying healthy
The right candidate will share the Action Group’s values of inclusion and equality and will have a person-centred approach to providing support. No experience or qualification is necessary as paid training is provided.
- Travel time payable where applicable
- Mileage allowance where applicable
- 24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling
- TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme
- Good annual leave entitlements
- Ongoing support, training and development opportunities
You can also download the application form in MS Word format if you prefer.
The closing date for this post is Monday, 28 June at 09:00.
If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with the HR department on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note we are only able to get in touch with successful candidates.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
The Action Group is an Investors in People Gold Award winning organisation, and we demonstrate our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion by being a Disability Confident Leader and a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion.
Disability Confident Leader
We particularly welcome applications from disabled candidates, who will be invited to interview if they meet the minimum criteria for the job. If you feel that you fit this criteria, then please make us aware of this in writing when you apply.
Stonewall Diversity Champion
To ensure our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities in which we live and work, we encourage and welcome applications from everyone regardless of sex, sexual orientation and gender identity. We are an organization which values people of all faiths, religions, disabilities, ages and ethnicities and believe our differences are our strengths.
Some posts are covered by exemptions listed in schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.
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