Support Practitioner



Organisation
Cornerstone
Reference
001155
Sector
Disability, Social Care
Location
Dundee
Salary Details
£21,294 (part time pro rata)
Contract Type
Part time, Permanent
Hours per Week
19, 20 or 27 or Relief
Closing Date
27/06/2022
Our amazing teams in Dundee are now on the lookout for new colleagues to join them on a permanent part-time (up to 27 hours per week) and relief basis.

Job Description

So, if you're caring and patient with a positive attitude and a good sense of humour, you could be just who we're looking for!  

The great thing about this job is no two days are ever the same.   Your main aim will be to provide support with all aspects of the individuals we support's daily lives,  including finances, cooking, shopping, housework & personal care.  You'll also be involved in supporting with hobbies and interests too, some of which include days trips, dominoes, arts & crafts, boccia, going to the cinema and eating out.

 About You

Don't have experience, don't worry, here at Cornerstone we recruit on values and transferrable skills. It's not about what experience and qualifications you have, we're interested in what you as an individual will bring to our team. We'll pay you for your training and give you all the practical skills you'll need.  We'll even fund your SVQ qualification too.  

All we need you to bring is:-

  • A caring and compassionate attitude
  • The ability to work well in a team
  • Great communication and organisational skills
  • A positive attitude with a willingness to learn
  • A creative drive to improve the lives of the individuals you support
  • Confidence in the use of computers

Shift Patterns

As we are dedicated to providing around the clock support that is tailored to the needs of each individual, shift patterns for our services can include early mornings, days, evenings, weekends, sleepovers, waking nights and public holidays.

Our sleepover shifts do not form part of your contracted hours.  You will receive an additional payment of £80 for every sleepover shift that you work!  Waking nights are paid as your normal hourly rate plus an additional £20 for every night worked.

Sound interesting?  What are you waiting for?  Apply today, we can't wait to hear from you!

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

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Company Description

With over 40 years experience delivering great care and support, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life.
We are always flexible and responsive in meeting the ever changing needs of the people we support and work closely with individuals and families to agree what sort of support will work best for them.
This could be providing specialist accommodation on a full time basis for people with more complex needs, to just a few hours befriending a week to help an individual build confidence and make friends. We support individuals of all ages, providing respite days and clubs for children and young people with disabilities, to day care support for older people with dementia.