Support Practitioner
Carr Gomm
1d ago

Support Practitioner - Oban

Vacancies : Full time (37.5), Part Time, relief and night-shift roles available in our Home Care and Day & Overnight Responder services

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.
  • The Oban Home Care service...

    Provides support to people to lead a good quality of life in their own homes. The service aims to help people sustain, recover or manage their health, skills and abilities to lead independent and fulfilling lives.

    Our role is not to do things for people but to work with them. The service also provides support to those approaching the end of their lives in their own homes, where this is their choice.

    Throughout the day, you will be supporting individuals with their daily life routine, as per their support plan. This will often include meal preparation, medication administration, and personal care as well as other aspects of their daily life.

    The Oban Day & Overnight Responder service...

    Provides an effective and efficient way to respond to known risks that occur on an unplanned basis, for example falls and other accidents.

    As well as this the service also provides planned supports. The responder approach ensures that people remain safe and well in their own home, whilst reducing incidences of ambulance call-outs and hospital admissions.

    The responder approach is also more enabling as it removes for some people the requirement to rely on a sleepover service or 2 : 1 supports, by moving through a planned and risk-managed process towards greater independence and positive outcomes.

    Please note that driving a car is an essential requirement for the day responder service and preferable for the overnight responder service.

    About us

    We are one of Scotland’s leading social care and community development charities striving to help people to achieve their individual hopes and dreams every day.

    We know our work is challenging and very rewarding, and we require people with a flexible and inspirational approach able to find innovative solutions with people, not for them.

    Our organisation provides over 20 years of practical experience, professional policies and procedures, expert colleagues and a passion for continually learning and improving.

    We ensure you come to work every day informed, inspired and determined to make a difference by having a positive impact on people’s lives.

    Be part of something Extraordinary! Develop your career in Social Care as a Support Practitioner with Carr Gomm where

    We’ll trust you to become an amazing member of our team : to actively listen to people, to develop and maintain personalised support plans for people.

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

    We will develop your career by helping you register as a professional social care practitioner with the SSSC.

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