Visualise Scotland
Visualise Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC012418

To assist multi disabled sensory impaired adults to fulfil their maximum physical, intellectual, emotional and social potential.

Current vacancies

Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,544 – £19,857
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th January 2019

Salary: £17,544 FTE (£9/hour) for unqualified staff

£19,317 FTE (£9.91/hour) for SVQ 2 qualified staff

£19,857 FTE (£10.18/hour) for SVQ 3 qualified staff

Are you passionate about helping others? Are you looking for a new role in social care, or a career change? Would you like to work for an organisation committed to providing high-quality care?

If so, Visualise Scotland are currently looking to recruit caring and compassionate individuals for Support Worker positions. With posts available in our Housing Support Services, you would be supporting amazing yet vulnerable adults with profound disabilities to achieve their maximum potential.

In exchange for your motivation, commitment and care, we pay £9.00-£10.18 per hour (dependent on qualification level) and provide excellent training and development opportunities.

Good interpersonal skills and a willingness to learn are essential. Experience of working with people with disabilities is desirable but not essential as full training and support will be provided.

If you would like an informal discussion about these posts, please contact us on 0131 475 2337.

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Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £17,544 – £19,317
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st July 2018

Are you looking for your next role in social care, or perhaps a career change?

If so, Visualise Scotland, an Edinburgh and East Lothian based organisation, is seeking additional Support Workers to provide high quality support to people with profound disabilities.

Due to service expansion, we are recruiting for full time, part time and relief workers for our Housing Support, Care at Home, and Day Services. In exchange for your motivation, commitment and care, we pay £9.00-£10.18 per hour (dependent on qualification level) and provide excellent training and development opportunities.

We are seeking people with inclusive and caring values to support amazing yet vulnerable people. Experience of working with people with disabilities is desirable but not essential as full training and support will be provided.

Skills and Experience:

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about providing care and support to vulnerable people. A team player who is able to use their initiative, you will be aware that being adaptable is essential to providing high quality, personalised support. Excellent communication skills are necessary, as is experience of keeping records. You will be a reliable individual, with excellent interpersonal skills.

Experience of supporting people with profound disabilities; supporting people with mobility issues; and supporting individuals with epilepsy and experience administering medication is desirable.

Whilst SVQ or equivalent qualifications are desirable, they are not essential as Visualise Scotland will support you through this qualification.

If you would like an informal discussion about these posts, please contact us on 0131 475 2337.

Responsibilities and Duties

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To assist service users with various aspects of personal care including support to maintain physical and mental well-being. This includes assistance with mobility, health care, personal hygiene, dressing and meals, whilst ensuring that dignity and respect is maintained at all times.
  • To enable people who use our care and support services to be included and participate in daily activities of their choice, including recreational and leisure activities.
  • To contribute to and ensure that personalised support plans are developed, maintained, implemented and reviewed.
  • Co-operate and collaborate with everyone involved in the care and support of the people we using Visualise services. This includes the service user, carers, colleagues and other professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for people.

Other duties and responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking Key Worker duties where directed. This means taking a lead responsibility for overseeing an individual’s support plan.
  • Helping service users meet their responsibilities with regard to their tenancy/occupancy agreement.
  • Supporting service users to manage their budget and access their finances.
  • Ensuring that you comply with all policies, procedures and standards including health, safety and well-being arrangements in the workplace and associated with individual support plans.
  • Communicating immediately to the Registered Manager any concerns you may have about the mental health or physical well-being of service users.
  • Undertake other house management/maintenance tasks or duties relevant to the post as reasonably requested by your line manager.

Qualifications and Skills

Whilst an SVQ 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent qualifications are desirable, they are not essential as Visualise Scotland will support you through this qualification.

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Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £17,544 – £19,857
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th September 2018

Are you passionate about helping others? Are you looking for a new role in social care, or a career change? Would you like to work for an organisation committed to providing high-quality care?

If so, Visualise Scotland are currently looking to recruit caring and compassionate individuals for Support Worker positions. With posts available in our Housing Support Services, you would be supporting amazing yet vulnerable adults with profound disabilities to achieve their maximum potential.

In exchange for your motivation, commitment and care, we pay £9.00-£10.18 per hour (dependent on qualification level) and provide excellent training and development opportunities.

Good interpersonal skills and a willingness to learn are essential. Experience of working with people with disabilities is desirable but not essential as full training and support will be provided.

If you would like an informal discussion about these posts, please contact us on 0131 475 2337

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