West Lothian Support Worker Vacancy

 

 Are you committed to breaking down barriers for people with additional support needs in West Lothian? We are looking for positive, fun, reliable and enthusiastic support workers who can drive to support adults living in the area.

 

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for adults with support needs

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.

  • Location: West Lothian
  • Salary: £9.50 – £9.90 per hour
  • Hours: Full time,  Part time or Casual – please specify your ideal number of hours in your application.
  • Sleepover payment of £76.  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. 

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

Support sessions occur in daytime, early mornings, evenings and weekends.  Sleepovers shifts are also available, and the role may include work in various parts of West Lothian although we aim to have people work in their local communities where possible.  Full-time, part-time and casual positions are available. Having a driving licence is required, and your own transport would be an advantage.

The right candidate will share the our 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.

Benefits include:

  • Travel time payable where applicable
  • Mileage allowance where applicable
  • Pension
  • 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

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.

The closing date for this post is Monday, 8 November 2021 at 09:00.

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 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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