Support worker in Falkirk

 

 

We are looking for enthusiastic and engaging part-time Support Workers to help grow our Award Winning organisation!

 

Find out more about our services
for adults with support needs

  • Location: Falkirk
  • Hours: part-time (16 hours)
  • Salary: £18,912.27 – £19,725.70 per annum, pro rata (based on 39 hour work week).
  • Sleepover payment of £74.40. Sleepovers are not counted as part of your contracted hours, and are paid in addition to your regular salary.
  • Essential: due to the geographical area, drivers are required.

We are happy to talk about flexibility – support comes in all shapes and sizes, depending on the needs of the Service Users. At the Falkirk Team, we support a variety of people with different interests, from photography to poetry to people that are passionate about travel and history.

You will be part of a fantastic team supporting our Service Users to live independently, both in their family homes and out and about. You will have the desire and ability to build and maintain good relationships; and have an organised, collaborative and flexible approach to providing the best support possible. A positive, can-do attitude is essential!

A knowledge or awareness of the emotional and practical difficulties faced by our service users would be advantageous, but most important is your willingness to learn and to be creative in your approach to problem solving.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain or develop your existing skills in an award winning, community focussed organization. If you can communicate clearly and sensitively with our service users and their families, and demonstrate an empathy for The Action Group’s values, we would love to hear from you.

Why work with us?

  • 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

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

You can also download the application form in MS Word format if you prefer. Please send your completed application form to recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.

The closing date for this post is 9:00am on Monday 7 December 2020.

If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with the HR department on recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.

 

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

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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 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.

*Equality
Some posts are covered by exemptions listed in schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

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