Support Worker/Relief Support Workers – Female Only*

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow Ibrox/Govan and Alexandria
  • Closing 29th January 2021


  • Advertised from 14th January 2021
  • £9.30 rising to £9.91. £9.30 per hour standard for sleepovers – where required.

Role

Share Scotland is the Care Sector’s best kept secret. This is your opportunity to join an innovative, family-led organisation. Working as part of a dynamic and supportive team, you will be an enthusiastic person who can bring their own unique skills, interests and ideas to the role.

For almost 30 years, Share Scotland has worked with adults with complex disabilities to provide individually tailored care, supporting our service users to actively pursue their chosen lifestyle within their own home and local community.

If you have the right personality and attitude, we can provide you with expert training to do the job. If you have experience or a relevant qualification, even better!

We are looking for Support Workers in the Glasgow, Govan/Ibrox area and Relief Support Workers in Alexandria, supporting our service users in their own homes.

Support Worker Benefits -

  • Scottish Living Wage Employer, starting salary £9.30 rising to £9.91** with length of service and qualifications
  • £9.30 per hour standard for sleepovers – where required
  • Access to fully funded SVQ training after initial assessment period
  • Generous 32 days annual leave, rising incrementally after 5 years to a limit of 42 days
  • 4% employer contributory pension (above minimum legally required)
  • No experience needed as full training provided
  • Parent led organisation
  • Supportive and Friendly Teams
  • Investors in people (Silver) employer
  • Regularly awarded 6 stars from the Care Inspectorate
  • Up to 35 hours per week
  • Death in service insurance (2 x annual salary)
  • Critical illness insurance (lump sum payment if diagnosed with certain critical illnesses)
  • Opportunities for progression with our active succession policy

Key Responsibilities may involve -

As a Support Worker you will be supporting a person with such things as looking after their home, preparing and perhaps eating a meal, budgeting and shopping, as well as exposing them to new experiences and opportunities and assisting them to pursue the social life of their choosing.

  • Supporting a person with the day to day management of the house, household tasks such as washing and ironing and domestic health, safety and security measures.
  • Finding out what is available in the community, and supporting a person to make full use of local mainstream facilities, amenities and services.
  • Communicating with a person in their preferred manner and helping others to do so.
  • Supporting a person to maintain the relationships they have with those who are important to them and helping them to develop new friendships.
  • Occasionally accompanying a person on a short break or holiday if necessary.

*This post is exempt from the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, Part 1) which provides for the application of a genuine occupational requirement.

**Progression to final salary scale is dependent on successfully gaining SVQ3

The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check and registration with SSSC must be made within 6 months of employment commencing.

Share is actively working to promote equal opportunities for all

Share Scotland is a Recognised Charity SC 008220

Application notes

To find out more and to apply, please follow the relevant link below:

Support Worker – Female Only (Ibrox/Govan): sharescotland.org.uk/join-us/supportworkerglasgow

Relief Support Workers - Female only (Alexandria): sharescotland.org.uk/join-us/relief-opportunities