Support Practitioner – Easter Ross
Type: Part-time, and Relief positions available
Salary: £18,576 – £19,554 per annum (pro rata)/ £9.50 - £10.00 per hour depending on qualifications and experience
“No matter what my personal situation has been, Carr Gomm has always supported me and worked around it."
"I enjoy my job, as just knowing that you are some ones reason for getting up in the morning, possibly someone’s only contact to the outside world, and seeing the joy in their eyes or their smile on their face when you walk in.”
The Easter Ross Care at Home Service provides support with daily living; be it nutritional support, assistance with medication or any level of personal care. Hours are usually between 07:00 – 22:00, the ability to work weekends/evenings is essential for this role.
The Easter Ross Home-Based Respite Service provides short term relief for primary care givers; this is usually in blocks of 2-4 hours and to provide greater flexibility to work around your other commitments.
Maybe you don’t have any experience and working in Social Care is new to you? Don’t be put off! We’d love to hear from you!
We are interested in what you are like as a person, and what values you can bring. If they match ours, we are convinced that our training and ongoing support will make you into an excellent Support Practitioner. Of course, if you have experience in a similar role, we will value that experience.
We can offer you the opportunity to work in one of Scotland’s leading social care and support charities. We know our work is challenging and rewarding, and we require people with a flexible and inspirational approach able to find innovative solutions with people, not for them. Within a dedicated and supportive staff team.
If you’re good at seeing people as unique individuals with their own skills, opinions and dreams for the future; developing professional relationships with a diverse set of people; encouraging people to overcome obstacles and ensuring their voices are heard; if you are an excellent team player, but also value being trusted to work alone then we have opportunities for you to join our team.
We’ll trust you to become an amazing member of our team, to actively listen to people, to develop personalised support plans for people, and we’ll support you by providing a comprehensive induction, ongoing training and regular supervision to ensure you maximise your potential.
We’ll develop your career by helping you register as a professional social care practitioner with the SSSC. We’ll support you in completing your vocational SVQ 2/3 training and we’ll ensure you benefit from continual professional development - many of our Service Managers began with Carr Gomm as Support Practitioners.
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
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For an informal discussion please contact Christine Mackenzie (Service Manager) on 07966770320 or ChristineMacKenzie@carrgomm.org