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: Dundee Reference: 72/23 Contract Type: Part Time Rate: £10.90 per hour (£11.30 if SVQ2 Qualified)
Are you someone:
Who is passionate about pursuing a rewarding career in social care?
Who champions independent living in your community?
Who is dedicated to our vision of enabling people to live their lives fully?
If you answered yes, this is a golden opportunity to become part of one of Scotland’s leading and innovative care providers as a Support Worker. You'll be pivotal in our Care at Home Service throughout Dundee.
Blackwood is renowned for providing top-tier, pioneering care for the elderly and those living with physical disabilities and long-term ailments such as dementia and multiple sclerosis. Our services are vast, including personal hygiene, dressing, medication reminders, and light domestic tasks.
Currently, we are extending part-time contracts for roles within our Care at Home Service in Dundee.
Blackwood Advocates for:
Enthusiastic, driven, and versatile individuals.
Those who can deliver unparalleled care in sync with our clients' individualized support plans.
Engagement with our acclaimed digital care platform, CleverCogs™.
The Ideal Candidate Should Possess:
A profound commitment to delivering top-notch care.
Mastery in communication, interpersonal, and IT.
The capability to work autonomously in the community and harmoniously in a team.
A relevant qualification (SVQ2) is a plus, though not obligatory – we facilitate training.
Flexibility to function on a rota, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
Working with Blackwood Comes with Benefits:
Comprehensive induction and avenues for personal growth.
Fully sponsored SVQ training post-probation.
Reimbursement for travel and paid time between client appointments.
Corporate sick pay upon completing probation.
34 annual leave days, prorated for part-timers.
A company pension scheme and Death in Service Benefit.
Coverage for PVG and SSSC registration.
All successful applicants are mandated to register with both the PVG scheme and the SSSC.
We earnestly request all candidates to familiarize themselves with the Job Pack, available on our website's careers section.
Blackwood holds diversity and inclusion in high esteem. Being a certified Disability Confident Employer, we promise interviews to disabled applicants who meet the basic job criteria.
Application Instructions: Submit your CV and answer the compulsory questionnaire on our online vacancy page. Given the current social distancing norms, interviews are projected to be online. Specific arrangements will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates.
Note for Applicants: Adhering to the new immigration policies, employers must have a sponsorship license to hire overseas candidates without UK work rights. Hence, we cannot advance applications from candidates needing UK work sponsorship.