support worker in newton mearns

08 February 2019
dayna mckenna, randstad care
job type
£ 13 - £ 15 per hour
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newton mearns, scotland
social care
sub specialism
Social housing
job type
working hours
£ 13 - £ 15 per hour
reference number
dayna mckenna, randstad care
0131 2400887
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job description

Are you an experienced Support Worker looking to assist the local authority in providing care to adults and improving individuals' quality of life?

At Randstad Care, we have an incredible opportunity available in East Renfrewshire.

What can Randstad offer?

* The opportunity for immediate start (subject to referencing and checks)
* A dedicated consultant to help provide you with the ideal role
* The flexibility that works for you
* An excellent £300 candidate referral scheme
* SSSC Endorsement
* Free in-house training with access to multiple online modules, to help develop upon current skills and qualities
* Access to an Employee Discount Scheme

The successful Support Worker will be responsible for:

* Assisting in the delivery of personal, physical, social and emotional care
* Taking reasonable of their own health and safety and that of others whilst at work
* Liaising with community and health care services as appropriate
* Monitoring the effects and opportunities of group living on residents, and recognising the personal rights and dignity of each individual
* Encouraging and promoting social interactions within resident groups
* Where appropriate, taking responsibility for the safety and care of the residents' belongings
* Providing and maintaining accurate records such as care plans, reviews and case notes
* Attending full staff and care group meetings, participating in staff support systems and undertaking training where appropriate
* Cooperating with managers and local authority figures to ensure compliance with safety regulations such as the Adult Services Policy and Procedure for Health and Safety

In order to be considered for this post, you must:

* Be educated to SVQ 3 or HNC level or have the ability to establish competency at this level
* Have experience dealing with vulnerable clients in a supportive setting
* Have effective and efficient communication skills to allow for communication with colleagues, adults and families
* Demonstrate respectful interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence and an awareness of self and others
* Have a compassionate attitude and empathetic understanding

As you can imagine, these roles will be very popular- so move quickly to avoid disappointment! If you would like to apply or want more information please submit your CV or call us on 0131240887 for a confidential conversation.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


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