Support Practitioner



Organisation
Cornerstone
Reference
001177
Sector
Disability, Social Care
Location
Glasgow
Salary Details
£20,320 (part time pro rata)
Contract Type
Part time, Permanent
Hours per Week
20 to 39
Closing Date
03/07/2022
Our fabulous #TeamHerries and #TeamRonaldsay are now recruiting for outgoing, creative and compassionate individuals who love getting out and about to join them as a Support Practitioners in Glasgow.

Job Description

Time to start a career you love that's packed full of the job satisfaction you deserve!! If you share our values then we have just the role for you!

Our fabulous #TeamHerries and #TeamRonaldsay are now recruiting for outgoing, creative and compassionate individuals who love getting out and about to join them as a Support Practitioners in Glasgow. 

We recruit on values and transferrable skills, so you don't need experience or qualifications to start your career with us.  We have our own Training Academy that'll give you all the skills you'll need, including the opportunity to complete a fully funded SVQ Level 3.

With a focus on maintaining and promoting independence, you will work in a person-centred way to provide support in all aspects of daily living, including cooking and preparing meals, personal care, administering medication and managing personal finances. You’ll be enthusiastic and take an active interest in their hobbies which includes getting out for walks, arts and crafts, reading, going shopping, watching movies at the cinema and going to the disco  for a dance. 

To be a great Support Practitioner, we'll need you have;

  • Great communication skills.
  • Able to think outside the box.
  • Caring attitude and approach.
  • Positive approach to learning.
  • Able to follow guidelines.
  • Confidence in the use of technology.

Shift Patterns

We provide tailored support 24 hours, 7 days a week and can include early mornings, afternoons, evenings and sleepovers.

Our sleepover shifts do not form part of your contracted hours, so you will receive an additional payment of £80.16 for an 8 hour sleepover or £90.18 for a 9 hour sleepover. 

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

To apply: Click the apply link to be transferred to our recruitment site where you can download the full job description and apply online. To help us to manage our advertising resources, please mention Ethical Jobseeker in your application.

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.