Silver Birch (Scotland) Ltd
Silver Birch (Scotland) Ltd

Charity registered in Scotland SC024856

Silver Birch is a charity providing work experience and skills development to adults with learning disabilities, through Social and Therapeutic Horticulture.


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Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £15,925
  • 6A Lochmill Holdings, Milton of Campsie
  • Closing 19th March 2019

As part of a multi-agency team, the post holder will provide support to adults with a learning disability and complex health needs within a supported employment setting.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Escort clients safely to and from the service by driving a Silver Birch minibus
  • Provide individualised support to clients working within the vegetable cultivation team
  • Plan order of daily activities within the vegetable cultivation team
  • Assist in organisation clients’ workload
  • Closely observe and report upon relevant aspects of individual clients mental health, behaviour or other issues
  • Assist clients with aspects of physical care as required in accordance with the work carried out within the service
  • Maintain clients privacy and dignity at all times
  • Understand and abide by a code of confidentiality in accordance with company policy
  • Participate in team meetings sharing information as requested
  • Work within company policies and procedures to ensure maintenance of safe working practices for clients and colleagues; particularly with regard to Health & Safety legislation and Risk Assessment management
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures for the use of supplies and equipment, in order to promote the effective and efficient use of resources
  • Participate in staff appraisal in accordance with company policy to maintain skills and develop personal growth through training and education
  • Contribute to service development
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