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18C Southhouse Broadway, EH17 8HG
£12 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
40 hours per week

Southhouse HMO Support Workers

Earn up to £23,150.16 per year

2 x 40 hour contract available

Southhouse HMO supports 8 people across 2 Houses of Multiple Occupancy. Both houses are next door to each other meaning there is always other staff nearby to support you. The supported people at Southhouse HMO have high support needs. Most of the supported people are non-verbal and enjoy getting out for day activities, lunch or going to the movies.

All Support Workers are required to carry out personal care.

There are good bus links nearby with Lothian bus numbers 7, 11 & 400 approximately a 4 minute walk from the service and Lothian buses 37 & 47 about an eight minute walk from the service.

Shifts at Southhouse HMO are usually 12 hours allowing you to work your hours over less days and have more days off to support a good work life balance. Weekend working (Saturday & Sunday) is required. The rota is one weekend on, one weekend off.

If you are enthusiastic about supporting people to live their best lives then apply now to join our team!

Your main duties will include but not be limited to:

· Working with colleagues as part of an effective and efficient team to support vulnerable people.

· Communicate and work well with our supported people to provide individual care and maintain appropriate relationships.

· Being responsible in supporting individuals throughout the activities, giving positive feedback and encouragement.

View our job outline, find out what you working week could look like and hear from our current Support Workers on Arks website

Why Ark?

· No Previous Experience Required

Ark provide full training so no previous experience is required making our Support Worker roles the perfect place to start your career in Adult Social Care.

· Get a qualification while you work

Ark fully fund your SVQ2 in Health & Social Care which you complete with the support of our in house SVQ team.

· Employee Discounts

Employee Discounts Portal with 1000s of discounts on your favourite brands including Supermarkets, Cinema Tickets, Gym Membership and Holidays.

· Career Progression

Over 75% of all Managers within Care & Support have been promoted internally.

· Employee Assistance Program

Arks Employee Assistance program (EAP) gives all employees access to counselling sessions. There is also support available through weekly webinars and the EAP Website & App.

· Contracted hours to suit you

We have Full-time, Part-time and Relief Support Worker roles available at our services throughout Scotland.

In return for your valuable contribution, Ark will also offer you:

· Up to 36 days paid holiday per year pro rata

· 4% Contributory pension scheme

· Cycle to Work Scheme

· Fully funded PVG & 1st year SSSC registration paid by Ark

Our employees told us in a recent survey that they stay with Ark because they believe in our values, we have supportive managers who continually appreciate their staff and they love making a positive difference in our supported peoples lives, helping them to achieve their dreams.

Ark would love to hear from you whether you are an experienced Support Worker or new to Social Care.

To apply complete Arks online application form at .

Scottish Charity No. SCO15694

Previous experience of the following is an advantage but not essential as Ark will provide full training: Care Worker, Social worker, Home Carer, Case Worker, Care Assistant, Autism Support Worker, Personal Care Assistant , Social Care Worker.