Hillcrest Homes

HH20/RSW - Perth, Relief Support Worker

Job ref: HH20/RSW - Perth
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HH20/RSW - Perth
Post:
Relief Support Worker
Hours per week:
0 hours
Rate of pay:
£9.00 per hour
Contract terms:
Relief
Closing Date:
31 Dec 2020 23:59

The Services

 

Our services are are based at Glasgow Road and Perth Outreach Service.

Perth Outreach operates 7 days a week between the hours of 8am to 6pm. The service, on a predominantly lone working basis, supports a broad range of difficulties: including learning disabilities, autism, mental health, physical disabilities, drug and alcohol and complex emotional support.

Glasgow Road operates 7days a week between 7am and 11pm with a sleepover. The service is closed for 5 weeks per year, normally 1 week in Easter, 2 weeks in summer and 2 weeks over Christmas and New Year. The service supports young adults 18years to 30 years with a broad range of learning difficulties in shared accommodation, but also in accessing the community.

The Role

  • Your primary role is to be person centred, maximise people’s involvement in the support they receive and to help people achieve positive outcomes in life.
  • You will assist with personal care,  taking medication and maintaining and developing independence skills such as encouragement of hobbies and interests.

The Candidate

  • You should have a positive approach and be highly motivated and enthusiastic in your role as a support worker. You should possess the ability to lone work and be able to work as part of a team.
  • Possess an SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care or have the willingness to work towards this qualification
  • Be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post

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