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Ref no:
300396
Published:
7/10/2022
Closes:
19/10/2022
Location:
Uphall, West Lothian, EH52 5DD
Salary:
£21,294 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
Hours:
39 week per year

This position has expired.

Looking for a career packed full of job satisfaction that you can't get anywhere else?  If you’re caring, reliable and have a great sense of humour, we've got the perfect opportunity for you!

​​​​​​​Our amazing #TeamForrestWalk in Uphall, West Lothian are on the lookout for new colleagues to join them on a part-time (16 - 39 hours per week) basis! We also have relief opportunities if you are looking for something more flexible.

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The Role 

You’ll become part of a fun, friendly team who provide residential, respite and day care support to individuals with various disabilities and additional support needs.

There's never a dull moment at Forrest Walk, no two days are ever the same! As a Support Practitioner, you'll provide support with all elements of daily living, including cooking and preparing meals, personal care, administering medication and managing finances. You’ll also play a huge part in supporting the individuals with their hobbies and interests too, including cooking, baking, dominoes, basketball, going for walks and trips to the local pub to name a few.

About You

You don't need experience to start your career with us; we recruit on values and transferrable skills. We'll pay you for your training and give you all the practical skills you'll need. We'll even fund your SVQ qualification too!​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​All we’ll need you to bring is:-

  • A caring and compassionate attitude
  • The ability to work well in a team
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • A positive attitude with a willingness to learn
  • Confidence in the use of computers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Shift Patterns

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​As we're dedicated to providing the best support, tailored to the needs of each individual the shifts usually fall between the hours of 0700-2100 and will include sleepovers, waking nights and weekend and public holidays on a rotational basis.  

Sleepovers are not included in your contracted hours and you’ll receive an additional payment of £84 for every sleepover shift you work. Waking night shifts are paid at your normal hourly rate, plus an additional payment of £20 per night.​​​​​​​

Sound interesting? What are you waiting for? Apply today, we can't wait to hear from you! 

Have any questions?   If you'd like to find out more, please contact Aimee Miller or Marrianna Nelson on 01506 857873.

​​​​​​​Successful candidates will be required to join the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme and have a commitment to working towards a SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare with the support from our Training Academy.

Cornerstone welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce.