Night Shift Care Support Worker

G52, Govan, Glasgow City

Night Shift Care Support Worker

Location: Paisley Road West, G52 3QN
Salary: £12.10 per hour will be backdated to 1/4/24 upon receipt of funding from the local authorities. Salary payable until then is £11.10 per hour.
Contract: Full time, Permanent, Night Shift
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Benefits: Excellent learning and development opportunities and strong support & leadership, Eligible in work travel payments, Opportunity to shadow and observe from experienced Support Workers and Competitive rates of pay!

Aspire is an employee owned, awards winning social care provider, winning prestigious awards recurrently at the annual Scottish Care National Awards.

All our efforts are focused on helping the people we support have to the most fulfilling and self-directed lives possible. We help people develop their confidence and skills and to realise their potential.

To be an organisation that can consistently evidence that it keeps its promise: in doing everything possible to put the interests of the individuals with whom we work first in all that we do; an organisation that can be trusted to continually deliver flexible and effective support that makes a positive difference to those persons’ lives, benefitting their families and local communities.

As our Night Shift Care Support Worker you may be responsible for:

  • Supporting and enabling individuals to maintain their accommodation; develop budgeting skills, cook nutritional meals and managing their home.
  • Signposting and sourcing appropriate services such as Health Care, Housing Associations, Case Workers, Addiction/Recovery Services.
  • Carrying out assessments and reviews of support needs as and when necessary due to the changing needs and aspirations of individuals.
  • Carrying out Risk Enablement Plans as and when necessary due to the changing needs and aspirations of individuals.
  • Working with individuals to achieve their desired Support & Development Goals through use of an Outcome Measurement Framework called Better Futures.
  • Supporting individuals to improve their quality of life.

Essential experience, knowledge and skills for this role include:

  • Excellent organisational and time management.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Good numeracy, literacy and verbal communication skills.
  • Clear understanding of Health & Social Care Standards.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and as part of a team in a dynamic and fast-paced homeless accommodation setting.
  • At least 1 years’ personal or professional experience in a comparable role with transferable skills is preferred for this post.

Desirable qualities, qualifications and experience for this role include:

  • Ability to use your personal skills to help individuals develop.
  • SVQ 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care or a commitment to undertaking this qualification.
  • Registration with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or a commitment to become registered within six months of commencing role.

Employee Benefits include:

  • Excellent Learning and Development opportunities and strong Support & Leadership;
  • Employee Discount Schemes and Referral Recruitment Bonus;
  • Contributory Pension Scheme and 4 x Annual Salary Life Assurance benefit; and
  • Employee Health Assured assistance programme.

If you would like a rewarding career with a living wage employer and want to be part of a team creating better futures apply now to complete application part 1 today. Training is provided.

PVG checks will be required for the successful applicant, as are two references; one being from the most recent employer.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on “APPLY” today!

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