Support Practitioner - Badenoch & Strathspey

Location
Badenoch & Strathspey, Highland
Start Date
ASAP
Posted On
1 Jan 2021

Locality: Badenoch & Strathspey

Type: Full time, Part-time and Relief opportunities available

Salary: £18,576 - £19,554 pro rata per annum / £9.50 - £10.00 an hour

At Carr Gomm, we appreciate how difficult the current climate is for everyone. Please be assured that the health and safety of people supported and our staff is a priority for us. As a member of our team, you can expect:

  • Access to full PPE and hand sanitiser (gloves, aprons, masks, visors, and goggles) when appropriate.
  • Full training in the effective use of PPE, following agreed guidance issued by Health Protection Scotland.

As one of Scotland’s leading social care and community development charities, we are fully up-to-date with industry accepted guidance on infection control procedures, vaccination roll-out, and visiting friends and family advice.

The Badenoch & Strathspey Home Care service...

Provides support to people to lead a good quality of life in their own homes. The service aims to help people sustain, recover or manage their health, skills and abilities to lead independent and fulfilling lives. Our role is not to do things for people but to work with them. The service also provides support to those approaching the end of their lives in their own homes, where this is their choice.

Throughout the day, you will be supporting individuals with their daily life routine, as per their support plan. This will often include meal preparation, medication administration, and personal care as well as other aspects of their daily life.

About us

We are one of Scotland’s leading social care and support charities striving to help people to achieve their individual hopes and dreams every day. We know our work is challenging and very rewarding, and we require people with a flexible and inspirational approach able to find innovative solutions with people, not for them. Our organisation provides many years of practical experience, professional policies and procedures, expert colleagues and a passion for continually learning and improving. We ensure you come to work every day informed, inspired and determined to make a difference by having a positive impact on people’s lives.

The role

Badenoch and Strathspey Care at Home services provides support to people to lead a good quality of life in their own homes. The service aims to help people sustain, recover or manage their health, skills and abilities to lead independent and fulfilling lives. Our role is not to do things for people but to work with them. The service also provides support to those approaching the end of their lives in their own homes, where this is their choice.

Throughout the day, you will be supporting individuals with their daily life routine, as per their support plan. This will often include meal preparation, medication administration, and personal care as well as other aspects of their daily life.

Our commitment to you

We’ll place you in a welcoming team under the leadership of a knowledgeable manager. We’ll provide a comprehensive induction, regular supervision and team meetings to ensure you maximise your potential. We’ll train you to actively listen to people and have the skills and knowledge to be able to take next steps with them. We’ll help you to develop personalised support plans and guidelines so that we all share the same understanding of what we are doing and why; thereby ensuring we get it right. We’ll trust you to work with families and neighbours, local councils and NHS staff.

Career Development

We’ll help you register as a professional social care practitioner with the SSSC. We’ll support you in completing your vocational SVQ training and we’ll ensure you benefit from continual professional development.

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