Temporary Male Support Worker (rolling 3 month contract)
This position is based in: Broxburn
Salary: £6.66 per hour
Hours: 21 hours;
Working split shifts which can be:
8am – 9am, 1pm-2pm, 4pm-7pm
Some of the shifts are very short and it would be better if locally based in Uphall or Broxburn.
THE COMPANY: A service provider providing support for people with learning disabilities, Autism, challenging behaviour and other support needs including complex health needs. The services support individuals to live in their own homes or within our small specialist homes.
THE ROLE: An opportunity has arisen for a Temporary Support Worker to join the team in supporting two gentlemen with mild Learning Disabilities.
Working as part of a team lead by a Service Manager, you will receive training and on the job coaching, as well as support to carry out a wide range of support tasks and activities to help promote independence and social inclusion.
THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will be able to show an aptitude and enthusiasm for the role. You will be positive, compassionate and empathetic with an encouraging nature.
You will need to have a positive attitude to the rights of people with a learning disability, particularly their right to be treated with the respect and dignity they are entitled to as an equal member of society
Previous experience would be advantageous however; fully funded, accredited training and support will be provided.
Desirable skills and experience:-
Experience of working with people with a learning disability is desirable
All posts are subject to disclosure & PVG registration