Rate of pay - £9.00 per hour

Are you looking for a job that fits around your other commitments?

Perhaps you can only work at weekends or at certain times?

If so, we have opportunities for you!

The role

On any given day you might make a difference by supporting an older woman with dementia to remain independent in her home and maintain contact with her network of friends in her community.  You might help a young man with autism move into his first home away from his family, and support him to understand his excitement and fear at this big life step.  You might support a father of young children with his benefits claims and understanding his responsibilities as a tenant to reduce the risk of eviction.  You might support a woman who has been in hospital for many years to move into her own home again and support her right to make her own decisions in how she chooses to live.  You might support a mother who struggles with her mental health to improve her wellbeing by making healthy food choices on a budget and keeping on top of her medications. 

Our commitment to you

We’ll place you in a welcoming team under the leadership of a knowledgeable manager. We’ll provide a comprehensive induction, regular supervision and team meetings to ensure you maximise your potential. We’ll train you to actively listen to people and have the skills and knowledge to be able to take next steps with them. We’ll help you to develop personalised support plans and guidelines so that we all share the same understanding of what we are doing and why; thereby ensuring we get it right. We’ll trust you to work with families and neighbours, local councils and NHS staff. 

Career Development

We’ll help you register as a professional social care practitioner with the SSSC. We’ll support you in completing your vocational SVQ training and we’ll ensure you benefit from continual professional development. 

To apply for this role please complete an application form and return it to [email protected]

If you experience any difficulty whilst applying please contact 0131 659 4786 

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