Waking Night Support Practitioner- Dundee

Salary: £21,509 - £22,800 (pro rata) Per Annum
Locality: Dundee

Category: Support Practitioner

Job Type: Nightshift, Part Time

Job Description

Salary: £21,509 – £22,800 (pro rata) per annum based on qualifications, skills and experience.

Locality: Dundee

Job type: Waking Night Shift.

Hours: Part time: 28.75 hours per week (averaged across 2 weeks)

Job Description:

Get Ready to Love your Job in 2023!

We are recruiting now for a Waking Night Support Practitioner to join our established team in Dundee.

If you’re good at seeing people as unique individuals with their own skills, opinions, and dreams then we currently have a vacancy for a Waking Night Support Practitioner. You will be expected to work 2 nights one week and 3 the next on a 2-weekly pattern. The shift times are 8pm-8am.Flexibility on working nights and availability to work weekends required. You will be providing overnight support to one individual in their own home, within a large supported living service in the Whitfield area.

As a Support Practitioner you will support people with all aspects of daily living at home and in their communities. You will assist people with planning for their future and to prevent the effects of social isolation and loneliness in their lives. We adopt a person centred approach to working with individuals who require support for a variety of reasons including Mental Health, Autism, Physical & Learning Disabilities.

You don’t need to have experience, as full training is provided, but the right values and motivation are essential; honesty, respect, empathy and compassion are key skills that are required in people who join our teams.

As a way of demonstrating how much we value you and your commitment we offer a range of great benefits.

Please note, due to the nature of this specific position, we are looking for a female candidate. Schedule 9 part 1 (1) (1) (a) of the equality act applies for this post.


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    Personal Details

    Do you hold a full UK driving licence? Are you related to a board member or another Carr Gomm colleague? Have you worked for Carr Gomm through an agency? Do you have the Right to Work in the UK? Hours preferred?


    Are you registered with any of the following regulatory bodies? Have you ever had a sanction or ban from any regulatory body? Have you ever been considered for listing, or barred from working with, either the Vulnerable Adults AND/OR Children’s workforce(s) with Disclosure Scotland? Are you, or have you ever been, a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme?

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    Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2003. Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation Act 1974 by virtue of Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions and Exclusions)(Scotland) Order 2003. You are therefore not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act and in the event of employment failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action. All successful applicants are subject to an appropriate Disclosure Scotland check. Do you have any criminal convictions? I declare that the answers to all questions, and information I have supplied, is correct and to the best of my knowledge