Home Support Worker – Forres

  • Full time or Part time
  • £18,701 – £19,686
  • Forres
  • Closing 4th November 2021


  • Advertised from 12th October 2021
  • 35 per week
  • R086

Role

Hanover has been successfully housing and supporting people in Scotland for more than 40 years. Our core purpose is to help people feel safe and secure at home so they can live full and independent lives. We proudly provide and manage a wide range of housing throughout Scotland that enhances our residents’ quality of life.

Hanover continues to innovate and adapt to the challenges of tomorrow with personal protective equipment available, sustainable ICT systems, and control measures in place for the managed delivery of our services including strong adherence to social distancing practices throughout.

Hanover staff team is expanding due to increased care and we are looking for motivated, experienced staff to support our Varis Court Team. Varis provides care to tenants living within the development and support Health and Social Care Moray with the Unscheduled short stay properties. This is a new and exciting opportunity to become part of the team.

About the Role

21 to 35 hours per week are available. Our caring team of Home Support Workers are a vital part in delivering our exceptional service. You will be assisting in the provision of care, support and housing management services at our development in Varis Court, Forres.

You will be helping us provide a service that promotes independence, maintains dignity and encourages inclusion towards ensuring the general health and wellbeing of our cherished customers. You will be trusted with providing individual advice, practical assistance, direct personal care and emotional support to service users living in their own homes.

Main Responsibilities

This important Home Support Worker Forres role involves shift work, including weekends, early and back shifts. You will be working as part of a team to ensure that services are delivered flexibly, innovatively and in a dignified, safe and stimulating way. Promoting independence and encouraging customers to exercise choice and independence.

  • Partner with the customer to ensure practical care and domiciliary needs are met and positive outcomes are achieved.
  • Contribute to the care planning process and implementation and liaison with external agencies, family members and carers.
  • Assistance with personal cleanliness, mobility support, support with daily personal tasks and general housekeeping.
  • Providing all aspects of personal care in line with care plans
  • Medication administration from level 1-4
  • Wear fluid resistant face masks, and to use other Personal Protective Equipment as required, in accordance with our Coronavirus Risk Assessments.
  • Key working

About You

  • To join us, you need to have a genuine passion for helping people.
  • Ideally, possess 1 year experience in a care setting.
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to undertake care practice in accordance with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) code of practice, National Care Standards, Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care and the Associations policies and procedures.
  • Ability to relate sympathetically to people and recognise their right to choice and independence.
  • Ability to work flexibly and as a lone worker, covering a 24 hour shift pattern.
  • Able to use Microsoft or equivalent applications competently.
  • Ideally, hold an SVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care or willing to achieve through training.

What We Are Offering

Hanover is accredited with The Silver Investors in People Award. Aside from offering a supportive and friendly environment where our people are valued and appreciated, we’ll see that your hard work and drive to succeed are rewarded:

  • Competitive Salary and Remuneration
  • Ongoing Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Pension Options
  • Employee Protection Protocols
  • Cycle to Work Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, and Employee Assistance Program

Application notes

To apply please visit our website

Closing Date: 4th November 2021 noon