Support Worker (Days/Nights) - Stirling, Care at Home
Stirling Care at Home Service
Dayshift - Various contracts available 60/22a
Nightshift – 1 x 15.5 hours 60/22b
£10.50 - £10.90 per hour
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 our Care at Home Service across Stirling.
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.
Blackwood look for enthusiastic, motivated and flexible individuals who can deliver care to our 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, evenings 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 pension scheme and Death in Service Benefit
Payment of PVG and SSSC registration
We ask that all applicants read the Information Pack 6022 I Support Workers, Stirling Care at Home I Job Pack.pdf [pdf] 876KB . All successful candidates will be required to become a PVG scheme member as well as register with the SSSC.
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.
The wellbeing of our teams is paramount to us and we continue to support our teams by following all government guidelines and advice from health and regulatory bodies. We have designed specialised training to ensure our teams feel safe and confident which includes Covid-19 e-Learning module for all employees, PPE & Infection Control resources and Infection Control eLearning for all our people who work within our care services.
Note to interested applicants
In accordance with the new immigration rules, employers must hold a licence of sponsorship to recruit all overseas candidates who do not have the right to work in the UK. It is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.
Interviews will take place from: Tuesday 14th June 2022