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Support Worker Immediate Start

Social Care Alba

Edinburgh

Permanent

EH89LD

Posted: 04/08/2022

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Support Worker – Immediate Start
Location: Edinburgh, Mid Lothian, EH8 9LD
Salary: £10.50 - £11 ph, DOE + Welcome Bonus + Enhanced overtime rate of 20%.
Contract: Full time
Benefits:
• £500 Welcome Bonus
• Enhanced overtime of 20%
• Paid Travel expenses
• Guaranteed hours
• Competitive salary
• 28 days paid holidays
• Great employee benefits
• Your own Buddy to support you
• Access to our mentorship program
• Opportunities for career development
• Employers contribution into your pension
• Participation to social occasions and events
• Access to education and learning resources
• On-going support with paid specialist training
Sound Good, then read on?
Support Worker / Personal Assistant - The Role:
Social Care Alba are looking for a Support Worker / Personal Assistant who will be responsible for the day-to-day care, delivering personalised and outcome-based care, allowing customers to live full an active life.
You will provide emotional and physical support to individuals and their families. To facilitate independence by working in a dignified and respectful way.
Supporting service users, including assisting with:
• Advocacy and being a Key Worker.
• Catheter care, moving and assisting.
• Promotion of equality and people’s rights.
• Social visits, meal preparation and shopping.
• Reporting incidents, accidents, or complaints.
• Medication, washing dressing, continence promotion.
Managing personal workload, including:
• Logging into and out of every visit.
• Attending and contributing to meetings.
• Updating electronic records such as daily notes.
• Keeping updated with care legislation and SCA policies.
• Attending all relevant training and development programs.
Support Worker / Personal Assistant – Candidate specification:
• 2 years or more experience in a similar role required
• SVQ 2 or equivalent in Health or Social Care desirable
• Basic - Knowledge of health and safety.
• Basic - Understanding of health & social care best practice.
• Good - Attention to detail.
• Good - Time management, and planning.
• Good - Ability to work independently with initiative.
• Good - Communication across different audiences
• Excellent - Compassionate, trustworthy, and reliability
Experience of the following an advantage: Care Worker, Social worker, Home Carer, Case worker, Care assistant, Social Care
Working with Social Care Alba
Indeed - "There is a great staff team who are keen to help a new member of staff integrate into the service."
Glassdoor - "Flexible hours, amazing colleagues, great investment in training and development, nice clients"
Google - "Excellent service and very friendly staff"
Care Inspectorate - “New care staff undertook comprehensive induction training which covered the key skills and knowledge required to provide care. They were supported well, being assigned a "buddy" and there was very regular contact and support from the team leaders.”
How to apply:
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