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.
£22,165 – £22,999 per annum, pro rata and based on 39-hour work week
Casual hourly rate: £10.90 per hour
Sleepover payment of £87.20. Sleepovers are not counted as part of your contracted hours, and are paid in addition to your regular salary
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
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.
To apply, please read the job description and complete the application form.
Do you have questions before applying? Send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please send your completed application, self-declaration and equal opportunities forms to email@example.com.
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
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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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some posts are covered by exemptions listed in schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.