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Contract

Support Worker

Application Deadline:
3 June 2024 at 08:00:00

Location

West Lothian

Casual Contract

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We are always recruiting people who prefer to work on a casual basis, with no minimum hours per week and shifts offered to you based on your availability

About the Role

Are you committed to breaking down barriers for people with additional support needs in West Lothian?
We are looking for positive, fun, reliable and enthusiastic people to support adults living in the area.

Salary

  • £24,402 - £25,338 per annum, pro rata and based on 39-hour work week

  • Casual hourly rate: £12 per hour

  • Sleepover payment of £96. Sleepovers are not counted as part of your contracted hours, and are paid in addition to your regular salary

Requirements

We are looking for people who are caring, fun, motivated, creative and great at problem solving. The people we support want Support Workers who are friendly, practically minded and are great communicators.


Support Workers help people with a variety of tasks and activities including the following:

  • Maintaining their tenancies

  • Shopping and general household tasks

  • Being part of a community

  • Keeping track of money

  • Managing medication

  • Staying healthy


Support sessions occur in daytime, early mornings, evenings and weekends. Sleepovers shifts are also available, and the role may include work in various parts of West Lothian although we aim to have people work in their local communities where possible. Full-time, part-time and casual positions are available. Having a driving licence is required, and your own transport would be an advantage.


The right candidate will share the our values of inclusion and equality and will have a person-centred approach to providing support. No experience or qualification is necessary as paid training is provided.

Applying Information

Benefits

To apply, please read the job description and complete the application form.

 

Do you have questions before applying? Send us an email to recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.

 

Please send your completed application, self-declaration and equal opportunities forms to recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.

HSF Health Plan to all our Full-time & Part-time employees

Pension

Good annual leave entitlements

TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme

Travel time payable where applicable

Ongoing support, training and development opportunities

Mileage allowance where applicable

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Action Group is an Investors in People Golden Award winning organisation, and we demonstrate our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion by being a Disability Confident Leader and a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion.

Disability Confident Leader

We particularly welcome applications from disabled candidates, who will be invited to interview if they meet the minimum criteria for the job.  If you feel that you fit this criteria, then please make us aware of this in writing when you apply.

Stonewall Silver Employer 2022

To ensure our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities in which we live and work, we encourage and welcome applications from everyone regardless of sex, sexual orientation and gender identity. We are an organization which values people of all faiths, religions, disabilities, ages and ethnicities and believe our differences are our strengths.  For more information, please contact our Equality Network: equality@actiongroup.org.uk.

*Equality

Some posts are covered by exemptions listed in schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

Privacy

We value the privacy of our job applicants.  To find out more, please read our privacy statement.

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