We are looking for a community support worker to join our small team supporting people living in Newton Mearns, Clarkston and Paisley areas. As this position involves supporting different people, all with their own personality as well as support needs you would need to be adaptable and flexible to the particular support required at any time. This is an opportunity to develop yourself as well as others and be a part of making a difference to someone’s life and helping them to achieve their goals.
Due to the requirements for this role you will need to be confident in providing personal care, supporting people with their emotions, education, employment, household tasks, and social events as well as getting out and about in their community.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person and if that is you then we would really like to hear from you.
- Ref: ZM/LL/ER
- Hours: 30 hours per week
- Rate of Pay: £10.00 per hour
- Area: East Renfrewshire/Renfrewshire
- Employer: Linking Lives
- Closing Date: 31 May 2019
- Westfield Health Cash Plan Scheme (both employee and Organisation contribute)
- Credit Union
- Death in Service
- Nightingales Counselling Service
- Excellent Training
- Be part of a committed team
Ideally you will have/be:
• Knowledgeable and experienced in learning disabilities/autism/mental health needs
• Organised and self-motivated
• Planned in your approach
• Basic IT skills
• Good communicator
• Good listener
• Able to stick to boundaries
• A willingness to learn
Requirements for this vacancy
For this position you must hold a clean current UK drivers licence and be able and confident to drive a Motability vehicle. You must be energetic and able to push a wheelchair and you need to be able to provide personal care.
If you would like an informal chat or more information regarding this position, then contact Zoe MacDonald on 01563 825555 , during office hours.
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