Support Practitioner
Carr Gomm
Glasgow, GB
2d ago

Glasgow

At Carr Gomm, we appreciate how difficult the current climateis 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.

  • 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.

    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.

    Carr Gomm’s Services in Glasgow provide specialist support to older people, people with physical disabilities, and mental ill health.

    Available 24 hours a day, shift patterns can vary and you will be trained and well supported to deliver great support to people who rely on our services.

    You could choose to apply as a relief worker, and you could help us meet increased demand for our services and gain experience with flexible working.

    We recognise success in seeing people avoiding unnecessary admissions to hospital, being supported within their own communities, and living well in their own homes.

    We’ll trust you to become an amazing member of our team, to actively listen to people, to develop personalised support plans for people with often quite complex challenges to overcome.

    We’ll support you by providing a comprehensive induction, regular supervision and team meetings to ensure you maximise your potential.

    We’d love to hear from you if you have experience in a similar role we value that experience. But if you haven’t, don’t be put off! 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.

    We’ll support your success by helping you register as a professional social care practitioner with the SSSC. We’ll support you in completing your vocational SVQ training and we’ll ensure you benefit from continual professional development.

    You will be rewarded for your commitment ; our benefits include salary enhancements based on qualifications and length of service.

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