SUPPORT WORKERS – Together Plus /Together Borders
POST 1 – up to £11.49 per hour (includes payments for shift patterns and relevant qualifications) for Together Plus
Together Plus is a small intensive service offering mainly 24 hour support to individuals whose needs are complex, and behaviours perceived as challenging, based mainly in Gattonside and Central Borders. We are now expanding this service and are looking for experienced and flexible team players who are fully committed to delivering support to people living in their own homes, to join the service and can offer full time, part time day and/or waking night positions.
You will preferably have experience supporting vulnerable people; ideally have a qualification in health or social care (HNC and/or SVQ level 3 or equivalent) and an awareness of positive behaviour support or have previously supported individuals perceived as challenging.
POST 2 -up to £10.10 per hour (includes payments for shift patterns and relevant qualifications) for Together Borders
Together Borders is our supported living service offering varied support to individuals with a range of needs from visiting support to 24 hour support. Due to expansion of our services across the Scottish Borders we are currently looking for committed Support Workers who can deliver support to individuals with wide rage of health needs such as PEG feeding, Catheter care and Epilepsy in their own homes. We can offer full time, part time and/or waking night positions.
We are looking for people who are respectful, compassionate will have a strong commitment to supporting individuals to safely experience a fulfilling lifestyle and active citizenship. A full driving licence is preferred.
You will be joining a welcoming, supportive organisation which has commitment to provide training and development, achieving high grades from Care Inspectorate reports and positive feedback from staff and families.
The Organisation has a commitment, to provide ongoing support, supervision and training to develop and maintain skills as well as the following benefits:
- Full/extensive specialist training
- Opportunity to undertake SVQ 3
- Career progression
- 6 weeks holidays increasing to 7 over time with the company
- Bike 2 Work scheme
- Occupational Health
- Healthy Working Lives programme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Occupational sick pay scheme.
We also hold the following awards and accreditation
- ISO 9001
- Investors in People – Silver
- Healthy Working Lives – Gold
- EFQM – Committed to Excellence
Application packs can be downloaded from the link below or can be obtained by calling 01896 661200,
Completed application forms must state the post being applied for and should be returned to: Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland), Triest House, Bridge Street, Galashiels, TD1 1SW no later than 5 pm on Tuesday 30 July 2019. Interviews will be held on Thursday 1 August and Wednesday 14 August.