Locality: Edinburgh & the Lothians

Type: Full-time and Part-time opportunities available

Salary: £17,598 - £18,576 (pro rata) per annum / £9.00- £9.50 an hour

Be part of something Extraordinary! Develop your career in Social Care as a Support Practitioner with Carr Gomm.

If you’re good at seeing people as unique individuals with their own skills, opinions and dreams for the future; developing professional relationships with a diverse set of people; encouraging people to overcome obstacles and ensuring their voices are heard; if you are an excellent team player, but also value being trusted to work alone then we currently have opportunities for you to join our teams in Edinburgh & the Lothians.

We can offer you the opportunity to work in one of Scotland’s leading social care and support charities. We know our work is challenging and rewarding, and we require people with a flexible and inspirational approach able to find innovative solutions with people, not for them.

Our services in Edinburgh & the Lothians provide person-centred support that enables people to live the life they choose. Our goal is to enable people to live safely and to do the things they want to do. This includes day-to-day living, planning for the future and realising their dreams.We provide specialist support to people with a range of conditions including mental health, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and autism. Shift patterns vary from service to service to meet the needs of the individuals we support. Our services are innovative and continually developing, creating opportunities for you to develop a rewarding career within the organisation.

As a Nightshift Support Practitioner you will be responsible for ensuring the health and wellbeing of the people we support overnight. This may be through providing personal care, monitoring health conditions and providing emotional support. You may also be responsible for ensuring the people we support have a clean and tidy environment to live in as well as carrying out some basic administrative tasks.

We’ll trust you to become an amazing member of our team, to actively listen to people, to develop personalised support plans for people so we all share the same understanding of what is important to the person and identify what they would like support to help them achieve. We’ll support you by providing a comprehensive induction, ongoing learning and development opportunities, regular supervision and team meetings to ensure you maximise your potential.

We will support you to develop your career by helping 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.

You will be rewarded for your commitment, our benefits include salary enhancements based on qualifications and length of service.

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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