Location: Livingston Job Type: Apprenticeship What you need to know: Driving License required
Redcroft Care Services is a private and developing organisation supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health on a Residential, Housing Support Services and Home Care basis in Edinburgh. We are currently recruiting for Support Workers. Our ethos is to be family orientated, professional, hard working, service user led and fun.
Assisting service users to carry out appropriate activities of their choice and promote independence
To communicate effectively and professionally with everyone in the service users life
To work effectively and professionally within the policies, procedures, aims, objectives and philosophy of the company with your colleagues
Other duties include assisting with household tasks; personal care; preparing meals, outings with service users, day support, supporting the service users with achieving their goals in life, domestic, laundry, short breaks and holidays.
To complete induction and foundation training especially if you have no experience working with people with a learning disability.
To undertake and complete SVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care as a minimum standard requirement.
Commit yourself to developing skills and knowledge as identified by you, your line manager, the service users you support and the organisation.
To be person centred in all aspects of your role.
Competitive rates of pay
Annual clothing allowance
5.6 weeks annual leave.
Previous experience as a Support Worker is desirable but not essential since all training needs will be provided for you.
Appointment to this position will be subject to a successful PVG check.
Job Type: Full-time
Required education: Secondary education
Required licence or certification: Driving License