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withYOU

Job title:
Support Worker
Exhibiting at:
Edinburgh Careers Fair
Region:
Scotland
withYOU
will be hiring at the
Edinburgh Careers Fair
, which takes place at
Assembly Rooms
on
Wednesday, October 2, 2024
between the times of
10am - 2pm
.
Company Description

Why work for

withYOU

?

WithYOU We are a charity with decades of experience supporting people across Scotland, providing those who need us with support that ranges from Mental Health, Learning Disability and Neurodiversity, Youth and Adult homelessness and Older People services. Why work with us? We have the following benefits to help attract and retain the best talent, ensuring we provide high quality care to those we support, this includes: 6% employer pension contribution Death in benefit cover (2 times salary) Enhanced Sick Pay Fully funded qualifications Career development and progression opportunities

job description
Job Description

The Role:

Support Worker

Post: Support Worker
Service: Various. More information on our service provisions can be found here: Services - withYOU
Location: Various across Edinburgh and Lothians
Hours: Full Time & Part Time
Shifts: Various – Rota Basis, Day Shift & Night Shift
Salary: £12.50 p/h
Contract: Permanent withYOU

We are a charity with decades of experience supporting people across Scotland, providing those who need us with support that ranges from Mental Health, Learning Disability and Neurodiversity, Youth and Adult homelessness and Older People services.

Why work with us? We have the following benefits to help attract and retain the best talent, ensuring we provide high quality care to those we support, this includes:

  • 6% employer pension contribution
  • Death in benefit cover (2 times salary)
  • Enhanced Sick Pay
  • Fully funded qualifications
  • Career development and progression opportunities

Who we are looking for: We are looking for hard working and enthusiastic support workers to join our expanding team. We have a number of fantastic opportunities across our services for those passionate about a career in social care who want to gain valuable hands-on experience and enhance their skillset. Above all we want people that share in our values. Our mission is to provide expert services that make a positive impact for people who require support with independent living. Our people are passionate, caring professionals, thriving within our progressive learning environment.

As a support worker, you will support people to achieve their ambitions and live as independent a life as possible both at home and in the community.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support that positively impacts the person we support’s health and wellbeing.
  • Contribute and implement support plans.
  • Be responsible for the delivery of all support and its administration, including personal care, tenancy support, health needs (including assistance with medication), personal development, emotional needs and inclusion.

Essential Skills and Attributes

  • Empathetic and Patient
  • Compassionate
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.
  • Ability to engage in continuous development, including formal learning.
  • Qualified to the level required by the SSSC as a support worker in a housing support service and care at home service, or a willingness to work towards and to successfully complete qualification within the SSSC specified timeframe.

Desired Skills and Attributes:

  • If you’re starting a career in social care or are already working in social care but don’t have the qualifications just yet, we will support you to gain the appropriate qualifications needed to register without condition with the SSSC.
  • We want to encourage our staff and their own personal development. Training will be provided to help you excel in your role. We offer funded SCQF levelled qualifications, such as SVQs and HNCs as part of your development plan.

Additional Notes

  • Shift work, weekend work and sleepovers may be a requirement of this role.
  • PVG scheme membership and SSSC registration are requirements of this post.
  • Applications will be reviewed fortnightly on a rolling basis.

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