Support Worker (*male)



Organisation
Cornerstone
Reference
000289
Sector
Social Care
Location
Dunfermline
Salary Details
£19,266 (part-time, pro rata) £9.50 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
30 to 39 hours
Closing Date
02/08/2021
Change your 9-5 job to a career packed full of satisfaction where no two days are ever the same!!

Job Description

#TeamCalaiswood are looking for understanding, motivated and enthusiastic *male colleagues to join them and complete their team as Support Workers on a permanent basis. We have 30 - 39 hour contracts available along with relief opportunities if you're looking for a more flexible rota that works around you.

The Role

We have a great opportunity to make a real difference to a young man within his own residential setting who has just recently moved to Cornerstone and is looking to develop his life skills, build strong connections with his community and explore new hobbies. As a Support Worker you will be assisting with his day to day personal needs, including meal planning, cooking, support with housework, observation with his medication. He will require guidance to establish and adapt routines and prompting for personal care.

The person we support is very active and enjoys being out and about and loves going swimming, so we’ll need you to be confident in the pool. We would be looking for you to be enthusiastic about participating and supporting him with his interests, plan activities whilst nurturing guiding him to be able to do things independently. By taking a person centred and outcomes focused approach, you will get to know him as an individual and help him recognise his potential.

About You

The young man we support has ADHD, Autism and can display behaviours that challenge so we are ideally looking for individuals with experience in a caring and supportive role. Our Training Academy will give you all the training you'll need if you're successful including the opportunity to complete your SVQ qualification too.


???????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.
  • A creative drive to improve the lives of the individuals you support.
  • Confidence in the use of technology.


???????Shift Patterns

08.00-15.00, 15.00-23.00, with one long shift which is 08.00-23.00 (Sleepover) 07.00-08.00. We work to a 6 week rolling rota with 2 weekends off.

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

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview by video.

Have any questions?   If you'd like to find out more, please contact Ewan Drummond on 07989200034.

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.

??????????????*For this position male is an Occupational Requirement as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

Company Description

Every day across Scotland, Cornerstone provides care and support for adults, children and young people with disabilities and other support needs.

We operate a person centred approach and identify goals for everyone we support based on four key areas - increased social inclusion, improved health, improved independence and improved wellbeing.

Our purpose, vision and values will continue to guide us as we look towards the future.