Support Workers – Hansel Alliance – Ayr

  • Ayr

Hansel Alliance

Support Workers

Location : North Ayrshire.
Salary: £10.80 per hour + Benefits.
Contract: Full-time and Part-time positions available

Hansel Supported Living Services provides a range of supports for adults with learning disabilities or autism to live in their own homes and access their local community.

We work to ensure that the customers we support are at the centre of all our efforts and their choices and views are respected. The service works in partnership with our customers, parents and families, and health and social care authorities to ensure a secure and nurtured environment for customers which can provide positive outcomes and opportunities for the future. Supports can be from 1 hour per day to 24 hours per day.

We have a number of posts available with different shift patterns, but most roles require some weekend and evening working.

A current driving licence is essential. Experience in social care would be an advantage however applications from those with personal caring experience will also be considered.

Essential criteria for the post include:

Excellent interpersonal skills
Flexibility to work a rota
Good team working, problem solving and delegation skills
The ability to support people in a person-centred way to offer choice and promote inclusion
A commitment to the enhancement of social inclusion opportunities for people with additional needs
An enthusiastic attitude to developing their skills in Social Care
Respect for diversity
The ability to attain registration with regulatory bodies
Basic IT skills

The following criteria are also desirable but not essential:

Experience working with people with additional needs
Experience of supporting people with complex health, mobility and communication support needs
Experience of managing challenging behaviour
Understanding of social care legislation and best practice
Experience of contributing effectively to support plans and risk assessments
A Social Care qualification or equivalent

If you feel you have the passion, skills and values to be successful in this role then apply now!

These posts are considered to be Regulated Work with Adults as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007. Accordingly, the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Record Update if already a Scheme member prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

Hansel is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for the job.

If you feel you have the passion, skills and experience to be successful in this role then click on ‘Apply today to start the application process! Full details of all our vacancies can be found at our company website.

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