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Westacres Care Home, 3 Westacres Road, Newton Mearns, G77 6WW
£10.50 - £11.10 per hour pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
35 hours per week

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Full-time: 35 hours per week (5 days out of 7)

Part-time: 21 or 28 hours per week (3 or 4 days out of 7)

Job role:

Support workers are key members of the team that deliver front-line care and support to the residents in accordance with their assessed needs. This will be a person-centred and an outcome-focussed approach.

Support workers will report to senior staff and management. They may have regular contact with other staff members, and other persons and professionals whilst carrying out their duties. 

Support workers are responsible for ensuring that the agreed standards are always maintained. 


Support workers provide direct personal care, practical support and as well as other health related assistance for the residents in line with their individual care needs, which can encompass a broad range of tasks. Support workers may also be provided with training to deliver specialist support to the residents for mental health, dementia, end of life care etc. This is subject to the completion of appropriate training.

Support workers may be asked to carry out any other duties that may be reasonably required by management.


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work both as part of a team, and independently without direct supervision.

Personal experience of delivering care support services is desirable but not essential.


A minimum of SVQ 2 desirable, but not essential

Ensure that you comply with the laws governing the care sector as well as all the professional and ethical codes of conduct and standards stated by the Care Inspectorate.