Support Worker
Community Integrated Care
Edinburgh, GB
2d ago

About The Role

As a Support Worker with Community Integrated Care, you will have the opportunity to make a huge difference in the lives of the people we support.

In this service, you will support 8 individuals with Autism, Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities and Mental Health concerns to live their daily lives.

From cooking, to supporting people at college, to going shopping, to supporting people on holiday; you’ll do it all and more!

This role involves supporting these individuals with undertaking varying degrees of personal care, so you need to be prepared to help in whatever way is required.

A driving license is not essential, but confidence navigating public transport is a requirement of the role.

This is a 24-hour service and the shift pattern is designed around the people we support and their schedules. Shift patterns can include early, late, long day, sleepovers and waking night shifts.

About You

Enthusiasm is essential, previous experience isn’t, as we provide a comprehensive induction and training programme.

Our ideal Support Worker will be :

  • Self-motivated with energy and drive
  • Reliable, friendly and caring and willing to help the people we support to achieve their goals
  • Able to support in-house activities and hobbies
  • Confident and able to inspire the person we support to achieve more
  • Able to help support in times of behavioural distress we provide training and guidance to enable you to do this
  • Comfortable using basic IT systems that are required within the role
  • A good team player, supporting of colleagues, with excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • If you are successful with your application, you will be expected to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and have, or be willing to work towards, a Social Care qualification.

    It is also important that you share our company values which are at the heart of everything we do :

    INCLUDE the people we support, colleagues, families and communities

    DELIVER the best possible outcomes for the people we support, our colleagues and the people we work with

    ASPIRE to be the best at what we do

    RESPECT individual choice and promote inclusion, rights and independence

    ENABLE others to fulfil their needs and achieve their aspirations

    Working for Us

    In return, we offer you a rewarding role with the opportunity to develop your skills and future career in a rewarding and enriching environment.

  • We also offer the following;
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to on going learning and development
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee of the month and other recognition schemes
  • We will also pay for your PVG
  • Community Integrated Care is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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