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Dundee Outreach & Carers Respite Service Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £18,525 – £19,987
  • Dundee
  • Closing 30th September 2021


  • Advertised from 20th August 2021
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • N939

Role

An opportunity has arisen for Support worker 2 role in our Dundee service. We expect our support workers to establish positive relationships with service users and offer practical and emotional support. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a mature and caring attitude and possess excellent listening and communication skills. They will also have experience of working in the field of mental health or social care and will be qualified to SVQ Level III in care or equivalent or the willingness to undertake this. Whatever your background, a flexible caring approach combined with good practical skills will be essential. You should be flexible in the hours you are available to work.

The post will involve travel across various locations so a full driving licence and access to your own transport is required.

As this post will involve a variety of shift patterns including evening, weekends and on-calls. You will be flexible in the hours and shifts you are available to work.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form.

Application notes

Closing date for all applications Thursday 30th September 2021 12 noon

Interviews will be held on Monday 18th October 2021

Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website samh.org.uk. Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to jobs@samh.org.uk, no other form of application will be accepted.