If you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives why not join Loretto Care? We offer excellent benefits including 7.6 weeks’ annual leave, a staff discount scheme an occupational pension, health plan and family friendly policies.
We are looking for:
· Enthusiastic and caring individuals to join our team and become part of a leading care and support provider across central Scotland
· You’ll need no previous experience, but a positive outlook, patience and willingness to go the extra mile for the people we work for are essential.
· Someone to have effective communication skills and demonstrate initiative.
· You to work various shift patterns including sleepover, nightshifts and weekends.
· You to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and register with the Scottish Social Care Council (SSSC), but we can help you with these applications
· You to have basic IT skills
· A relevant SVQ qualification is desirable.
In this flexible role you will work directly with the people we work for, supporting them to make positive changes in their life and be part of their community.
Do you have time to care?
Do you share our values of Respect, Compassion, Integrity and Inclusion?
Would you like the opportunity to experience working for Turning Point Scotland and the social care sector in a way you may never have envisioned before? Are you looking for a change in career path or to transfer from one sector to another? Are you interested in finding out what roles are available in the care sector? – If yes then we could have a role for you!
This is an excellent opportunity to play your part in supporting Turning Point Scotland’s response to the Covid-19 crisis by delivering support and care to a range of service users and develop valuable experience and skills.
Care Support Workers will provide support across Turning Point Scotland and will undertake a range of duties in services; in line with the needs of the service and our service users to ensure the safe and effective running of care critical services at this unprecedented time.
Experience of working in the care sector is not essential what is more important is that you have an interest in social care and can embrace the values of Turning Point Scotland. If you can respect our service users as individuals, treat them with compassion, dignity, respect and understand their needs, believe that everyone should be included and have a voice and have the integrity to recognise injustice and build trust then we would like to hear from you.
If you are unable to attend your usual employment, we can offer a range of flexible roles and short term contracts available across all of our services and geographical location. Where practical, we can offer almost immediate starts.
As part of our commitment to you we will provide a comprehensive induction programme to support you in your role. Which will be supported by SSSC electronic Open Badges to demonstrate and evidence your CPD. We are an accredited Scottish Living Wage Employer and will pay you £9.30 for the work that you do.
Social Care isn’t your 9 to 5 role, so why not click on the links below for further information and see how you can play your part.
PVG checks will be required of all successful applicants; having a conviction will not necessarily debar you from working in this sector.
When applying to the role please keep in mind the current NHS guidelines in social distancing and self-isolation. Please read the information in the attached link below and only apply if you do not fall into any of the categories in relation to your own health and wellbeing.