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 situated in the Dalkeith area of Edinburgh, you will support 5 individuals with learning disabilities and Autism to live their daily lives.

From attending community groups, to going for coffee, to arranging house activities, to supporting people on holiday; you’ll do it all and more!

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

Applicants with a full driving license would be strongly preferred and 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 and waking night shifts.

About You Our ideal Support Worker will be :

  • Reliable, friendly and caring to support the people we support to achieve their everyday goals (including personal care)
  • Able to support in house activities and hobbies

  • Confident and inspire the person we support to achieve more
  • Able to help manage some behaviours that may challenge the norm we provide training and guidance to enable you to do this
  • Comfortable using basic IT systems that are required within the role - training can be offered to support this area
  • Self-motivated with energy and drive
  • It is also important that you share our company values which are at the heart of everything we do and ensure that we deliver high quality, consistent care and support.

    As part of the selection process you will have an opportunity to meet the people you will be supporting in their home environment.

    This will allow you to see first-hand their wonderful personalities and fully understand the level of care and support that is required.

    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 ongoing learning and development opportunities to take SVQ Level 2, classroom based courses and e-learning
  • 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holiday)
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to a free app offering retail discounts, leisure savings and holiday and travel discounts
  • Tools and support to help you lead an easier (financial) life
  • Employee of the month and other recognition schemes
  • Employee Assistant programme - available 24 / 7
  • Wellbeing Fund
  • Employee Voice GameChangers
  • We will also pay for your PVG
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