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Contract

Live-in Support Worker

Application Deadline:
15 January 2024 at 09:00:00

Location

Edinburgh

Set pattern

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Seven consecutive days, followed by seven consecutive days when you are not required to work, and this pattern will repeat.

About the Role

Our new live-in support works one week on, one week off living in someone's home to support them with all aspects of their daily living. (Seven consecutive days, followed by seven consecutive days when you are not required to work)

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

Salary

  • £42,155 - £42,666 per annum pro rata. This is an annualised contract for 4014.78 hours per annum


Note: For each working day you will work between the hours of 7am-11pm with a two-hour unpaid break (14 hours total over 7 days). These working hours will be immediately followed by a sleepover between 11pm and 7am (8 hours).

Requirements

Candidates must be great communicators and problem solvers, and be fully committed to The Action Group’s values of equality, inclusion and opportunity for all. No experience or formal qualifications are necessary as paid training is provided. Many of our support workers go on to complete formal qualifications in social care.

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.

Pension

Good annual leave entitlements

24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling

TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme

Travel time payable where applicable

Ongoing support, training and development opportunities

Mileage allowance where applicable

Equality Network, Diversity and Inclusion Events

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Action Group is an Investors in People Platinum 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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