Support Practitioner



Organisation
Cornerstone
Reference
VAC-61239
Sector
Customer Service, Disability, Social Care
Location
Ellon
Salary Details
£21,294 (Part-time pro rata)
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
Up to 30
Closing Date
14/08/2022
Looking for a job where YOU can make the difference in the lives of others?

Job Description

We're looking for people like you to join our amazing #TeamArnha in Ellon on a part-time (up to 30 hours per week basis).  For these vacancies we will need you to hold a full, clean manual driving licence as the people we support love getting out and about in their cars. 

The Role

You'll become part of a friendly, fun team that supports three gentlemen to live in their own home. The great thing about this job is no two days are ever the same. Your main aim will be supporting the  day to day needs of of the people we support which involve personal care, shopping, finances, cooking, housework and medication.

As a Support Worker, we'll expect you to take interest and participate in their hobbies which include, swimming, going for walks and drives in the car, cooking and baking, crafting and watching movies. With your help we will enable the people we support to play an active role within their local communities. 

About You

???????You don't need experience to start your career with us; we recruit on values and transferable skills.  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!


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A full driving licence
A caring and compassionate attitude
The ability to work well in a team
Good communication and organisational skills
A positive attitude with a willingness to learn
Confidence in the use of computers
The ability to cook (baking would be a bonus too!)
Confidence to go in the water as swimming is a regular activity

Shift Patterns

As we're dedicated to providing the best support possible shift patterns will fall between the hours of 0800-1600, 1530-2100 and 0800-0830 (includes a sleepover) hours and will include weekend and public holiday working on a rotational basis. 
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Our sleepover shifts do not form part of your contracted hours, so you will receive an additional payment of £84 for each sleepover shift you work!

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

???????We are looking to fill these vacancies as soon as possible and hold the right to close our advert early if we find suitable candidates before the closing date.  Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Have any questions?   If you'd like to find out more, please contact Matthew Smart on 07504054321.

Successful candidates will be required to join the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme and be committed to working towards an SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare with the support from our Training Academy.

If you’re successful in joining our team, we will need you to register with the SSSC within 6 months of starting your employment with us.

Cornerstone welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce.

Company Description

About Cornerstone

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 offer a truly personalised service. We work closely with the people we support, and their families, to determine priorities and to set goals. We are flexible in our care provision and will discuss what we can do to make the biggest difference to the lives of the people we support.