Support worker vacancy – Falkirk

Full time or part time work available in Falkirk, providing individual support to empower a young man taking steps towards greater independence.  

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Do you want to make a real difference in the life of someone with support needs?

We need support workers to work in Falkirk, supporting a young man to manage his daily anxieties. He lives in his own home and his support workers will help him to access local amenities and resources within the community, as well as accompanying him in pursuing his hobbies.  He enjoys swimming and being outdoors, as well as going on day trips by car, bus or train. He also loves story books, songs and playing games on his tablet.  Experience is not required as paid training is provided.

  • Full time: 39 hours per week
  • Part time: 16 or 30 hours per week
  • £9.50 – £9.90 per hour depending on qualification
  • Sleepover payment of £76.  Sleepovers are not counted as part of your contracted hours, and are paid in addition to your regular salary

Being able to drive and having a car you can use for work would be an advantage.  You would be able to claim mileage on qualifying journeys.

Candidates must be great communicators and problem solvers, and be fully committed to The Action Group’s values of equality, inclusion and opportunity for all.  Many of our support workers go on to complete formal qualifications in social care as they develop their professional skills, or do support work while they study.

Benefits include

  • Pension
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling
  • Good annual leave entitlements
  • Ongoing support, training and development opportunities
  • TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme
  • Travel time payable where applicable
  • Mileage allowance where applicable

Please note we are only able to get in touch with successful candidates

To apply, please read the job description and complete the application form.

You can also download the application form.  Please send your completed application, self-declaration and equal opportunities form to recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.  If you prefer to complete a paper form, get in touch and we would be happy to send one to you in the post.

The application closing date for this position is Monday, 25 October 2021 at 09:00.

Do you have questions before applying? Send an email to recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.

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You can send your completed application, self-declaration and equal opportunities form to recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Action Group is an Investors in People Platinum 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.  For more information, please contact our Equality Network: equality@actiongroup.org.uk.

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