Support / Care Workers

£9.65 hourly
  • 1st Homecare
  • Remote (Dumfries and Galloway, UK)
  • 15 Jul, 2021

Job Description

Support Workers – Drivers Required

Full-time, Part- time, Job Share and Relief Positions available

4 on 4 off shift pattern / Relief Availability

Salary: £9.65 / hour

As part of the Real Life Options Group, 1st Homecare is a specialist provider of personalised homecare support operating throughout Scotland and we are currently recruiting experienced Support Workers for the following areas of Dumfries and Galloway:

• Dumfries

• Lockerbie

• Annan

Driver with access to a vehicle is a requirement for the role.

We are keen to recruit someone with the right values and behaviours who can help us ensure our workplace values are at the heart of everything we do, these are:

Respect – Honesty – Responsibility – Excellence

• Would you like to develop a career in social care?

• Can you make a difference to someone’s life?

• Do you enjoy helping others?

• Are you reliable and dependable?

If you answer yes to the above, we would like to hear from you.

Benefits Include:

• Paid Mileage

• Paid Training

• Paid Induction

• Paid Holidays

• Employee benefits including high street discounts, Salary Finance service and Digital Finance Adviser (MyEva)

• Support with PVG and SSSC Registration

• Continual Professional Development

• Pension Plan

• Rewarding Career

As a care at home support worker you may be expected to help with personal care, support with medication and meal preparation along with a variety of other tasks. Previous care experience is desirable.

However, if you don’t have experience you will need to demonstrate some customer service skills as a basis to build on. This includes excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a good understanding of English. You should be able to engage fully with the people receiving support, chatting & listening. The desire and commitment to support others and to deliver the highest level of care is vital.

This post is considered to be Regulated Work with Vulnerable Adults as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scotland PVG Act 2007.

If you are interested in applying, please contact on 01387 245400.