We are a values-based company and we know what’s important to our customers. They want care and support from people who know what they are doing and are happy doing it- our front-line staff are the most important part of the picture.
Support Workers – Care at Home Services Location: Aberdeen Reference: 86/23 Hours: 37 Hours per week Rate: £10.90 per hour (£11.30 if SVQ2 Qualified)
Are you someone:
Who is interested in pursuing a rewarding career in social care?
Who can support independent living in your community?
Who can deliver our vision of helping people live their lives to the full?
If yes, then this is your opportunity to join one of Scotland’s leading and most innovative care providers as a Support Worker, working across our Care at Home Service in Aberdeen.
Blackwood provides high-quality, innovative care for the elderly and people living with physical disabilities and long-term conditions such as dementia and multiple sclerosis. Our services encompass a wide variety of assistance, including personal hygiene, dressing, medication prompts, and light household chores.
We are currently seeking full-time Support Workers for our Care at Home Service in Aberdeen. At Blackwood, we value enthusiastic, motivated, and flexible individuals who can deliver care in line with our customers' personal support plans. Additionally, you will have the unique opportunity to work with our award-winning digital care system, CleverCogs™.
The ideal candidate must possess the following:
A passion for delivering high-quality care.
Strong communication, interpersonal, and IT skills.
The ability to work independently in the community and as part of a team.
A relevant qualification (SVQ2). This is not mandatory as training will be provided.
Flexibility to work on a rota, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
Benefits of working with Blackwood include:
Comprehensive induction and personal development opportunities.
Fully funded SVQ training upon completion of probationary period.
Travel expenses and paid time between customer visits.
Company sick pay scheme after probation.
34 days’ holiday annually (pro rata for part-time hours).
Company pension scheme and Death in Service Benefit.
Payment for PVG and SSSC registration.
All successful applicants will need to become members of the PVG scheme and register with the SSSC. We encourage all potential candidates to read the Job Pack available on the careers page of our website.
Blackwood is dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion. As an accredited Disability Confident Employer, we ensure that all disabled candidates meeting the minimum requirements are granted an interview.
Note for applicants: In line with the new immigration rules, employers must have a sponsorship license to hire overseas candidates without UK work rights. As such, we cannot consider applications from candidates needing UK work sponsorship.