Support Practitioner



Organisation
Cornerstone
Reference
VAC-61243
Sector
Customer Service, Disability, Social Care
Location
Peterhead
Salary Details
£21,294 (Part-time pro rata)
Contract Type
Part time
Hours per Week
16
Closing Date
14/08/2022
Looking for a rewarding new part-time job where you make a difference in the lives of others every day? We're looking for people like you to join us!

Job Description

Our fabulous #TeamHarbour in Peterhead are looking for a dedicated and understanding individual to join them as s Support Practitioner on a part-time (16 hours per week), permanent basis.

The Role

The great thing about this job is no two days are ever the same.  You'll become part of a friendly team who support three individuals to live in their own homes.  Your main aim will be to give one to one support with all aspects of daily living, encouraging independence and help them to reach their goals and potential. Keeping to routines and guidelines is incredibly vital, so we are looking for people who will be bring an understanding of the importance of this. 

We'll need you to be enthusiastic and creative supporting with their hobbies and interests too, these include arts & crafts, walking and going to various social events and activities. 

Shift Patterns

Working on a 16 hour contract, you will usually work your hours over 2 days a week, which involve weekend working on a rotational basis.  As we're dedicated to providing the best support possible shift patterns usually fall into patterns of 0800-1615 hours or 1600-0815 hours (which includes sleepover).  ???????

About You

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All we’ll 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.
Confidence to lone work
Confidence in the use of computers

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

Have any questions?   If you'd like to find out more, please contact Gemma McRae on 07980795552 or Lilian Armstrong on 07790925132

???????We are looking to fill this vacancy as soon as possible, so reserve the right to close this advert early if we find a suitable candidate before the closing date.  Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

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.