Support Worker

£12 per hour
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Full or Part time hours, permanent contracts

East Kilbride

We're recruiting dedicated and compassionate Support Workers to assist our clients with daily living skills and supporting them to live independently in their community in and around Glasgow.

Working hours are 9am - 5pm, 5 days a week including alternative weekends. Able to negotiate guaranteed hours.

A knowledge of mental health would be desirable but not essential.

About the Service

The overall aim of our service is to promote greater independence, by enhancing life skills in areas such as problem solving, budgeting and home management.

Our clients have a range of complex Mental Health and/or substance misuse needs. You'll be making a real difference by empowering clients to review choices and behaviours and make positive changes to their lifestyle and to integrate with the local community and wider support services.

Why Cera?

You are valued - Carers are the backbone of our vision to empower people to live longer, healthier, better lives at home. Our core values – Commit, Connect, and Create – guide everything we do and we have a monthly Cera Stars awards programme to celebrate our employees' amazing work.

We invest in your development - We support your growth through recognised qualifications and apprenticeships. There is also opportunity for progression - 45% of our salaried vacancies were filled through the promotion of existing care workers and branch staff in 2023 through our carer career pathway.

Your well-being is a priority for us - You'll enjoy access to WeCare, our employee benefits platform offering discounts and cashback from over 800 retailers. Additionally, we provide enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay, an employee assistance program, healthcare cash plan, eyecare plan, and mental health telephone support service.

We believe in making your job easier - We've brought care into the 21st century by developing technology that streamlines administrative tasks, enhances outcomes, and allows you to focus on the most important aspect of care – caring for our clients.

Requirements

  • A driving licence with access to your own vehicle for work is essential
  • The ability to be resilient, to communicate effectively and to utilise a variety of communication tools is essential.
  • You will be required to administer medication, complete cleaning and household tasks and provide support to clients through the day or night when required.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring all paperwork is completed in line with CQC and company guidelines. This role includes observing, monitoring and recording client information, providing support.
  • Experience with Mental Health , Autism and substance misuse is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided and we will support you through your Health and Social Care qualifications.

So, if you are looking for a new challenge supporting members of your local community to live better lives everyday, apply now!

We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. This role is with Cera.

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