Support Workers

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Care at Home, North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 30th November 2019

  • Advertised from 8th November 2019
  • £9.00 per hour + excellent benefits
  • 80/19


Are you someone…

• Who is interested in pursuing a rewarding career in social care?

• Who can support independent living in your community?

• Who can deliver our vision of helping people live their lives to the full?

If yes, then this is your opportunity to join one of Scotland’s leading and most innovative care providers as a Support Worker, working in across our Care at Home Service in North Lanarkshire.

Blackwood provides high-quality, innovative care for the elderly and people living with physical disabilities and long-term conditions such as dementia and multiple sclerosis. We deliver a wide variety of assistance such as personal hygiene, dressing, medication prompts and light household chores.

We are offering full time contracts and look for enthusiastic, motivated and flexible individuals who can deliver care to customers in line with their personal support plans. You will also have the exciting opportunity to engage with our award-winning digital care system, CleverCogs™.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • A passion for delivering high quality care
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and IT skills
  • An ability to work independently in the community and as part of a team
  • A relevant qualification (SVQ2), this is not essential as training will be given
  • Flexibility to work on a rota basis, including early mornings from 7am, evenings until 10pm, and weekends.

Blackwood offers a range of employee benefits, including:

  • Comprehensive induction and personal development opportunities
  • Fully funded SVQ training on completion of probationary period
  • Travel expenses and paid travel time between customer visits
  • Company sick pay scheme on completion of probationary period
  • 34 days’ holiday per annum, pro rata for part-time hours
  • Company mobile phone
  • Company pension scheme and Death in Service Benefit
  • Payment of PVG and SSSC registration

We ask that all applicants read the Information Pack available on the vacancy page on our website. All successful candidates will be required to become a PVG scheme member as well as register with the SSSC.

Application notes

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Blackwood are committed to diversity and inclusion and as a Disability Confident Employer, we will interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the post.

Closing date for applications is 30 November 2019

Interviews will be held week commencing 9 December 2019