Support Worker Nights (35 hours)

Advertiser
Quarriers
Date Posted
24th April 2015
Reference
35179159
Sector
Learning Disabilities
Location
Bishopbriggs
Benefits
Excellent Salary +Benefits
Salary
Negotiable
Contract Type
Permanent

Quarriers are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic individual for a Temporary Support Worker Night Shift role. Social care is not a 9-5 job, some people require support at varying times, therefore candidates must have a flexible working approach. You will be resilient with strong self-awareness and excellent people skills. Experience of working in the field of learning disabilities is not essential however a willingness to learn the necessary skills is essential.

At Quarriers we support individuals with various support needs to meet the outcomes they wish to achieve in life. This support includes working with people who present challenging behaviour and people who are on the Autistic spectrum. We will offer development and learning opportunities to enhance the support you deliver in this area, alongside various other training to enable you be the best practitioner you possibly can be.

You could be part of an organisation that not only offers excellent careers but makes a real difference to thousands of people's lives.

Due to the location of our posts candidates with access to their own vehicle would be preferred. Our East Dunbartonshire Services include: Kirkintilloch, Lenzie, Milton of Campsie, Bearsden, Milngavie, Bishopbriggs and the Royston area in Glasgow.

We are holding recruitment open evenings on the 23rd April as well as the 7th & 21st May. For the opportunity to come along and find out about working for Quarriers please contact Jill on .

Successful candidates will be required to register with the SSSC. Where you are employed in a service where registration is compulsory, you must ensure that you register in the appropriate category within 6 months of starting in post. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified within 3 years.

Please note IT skills are essential for all Quarriers vacancies.


In addition to a rewarding career, with extensive training and learning and development opportunities, Quarriers offer a range of staff benefits including childcare vouchers, life assurance, physiotherapy & occupational health, employee assistance programme, competitive holiday entitlement, flexible working, family friendly policies and procedures, enhanced maternity/paternity benefit, workplace pension, externally recognised HNC & SVQ Qualifications, SVQ accredited centre, unionised, generous sick pay scheme, Christmas savings scheme and cycle to work scheme.

As part of the recruitment and selection process Quarriers undertakes the relevant Police Checks (PVG, Scotland: DBS England) and references for all those who come into contact with the people we support. Quarriers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the people we support and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment


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