Care & Support Workers (HCW)- Older People

November 17, 2023
£11 - £12
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Job Description

Salary: £11.15 – £11.56 per hour

Location: Galashiels, TD1 3JY

Job type: Permanent /Part Time, 20 – 21.25hrs

Job Ref: ID334-1574

Closing Date: Tuesday 7th November 2023

Trust has a fantastic opportunity for two Care and Support Workers (HCW -Older People) to join our team based at Galashiels on permanent part-time contracts.

In return for your enthusiasm and commitment we will offer you: –

· Competitive hourly rate of £11.15—£11.56 per hour

· 2 posts available 20.5 or 11.5 hours per week on a rolling rota with alternate weekends

· Shifts are between 7.30am-1.30pm & 4pm-10pm

· Access to paid Training and vocational qualification

· Generous holiday entitlement

· Paid PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) check

· Paid Professional Membership

· Choice to work more hours with our staff agency

What we’re looking for in our Care & Support Workers:

Our housing care service at Galashiels provides housing support, personal care and a meals service. You’ll be working with our tenants to ensure that they receive the support and personal care found in individual care plans, making it possible for our tenants to continue enjoying as much independent living as they’re able. It’ll be rewarding looking after those who rely on the support and dedication you’ll bring to this important role.

Care & Support Skills and Experience:

Ideally, you will have a qualification in Health & Social Care and previous experience of working with older people or other vulnerable members of a community, so you will understand their needs and know how to meet these. If you are successful in joining our team, we can provide you with fantastic opportunities to develop your experience or enhance your career in social care and assist with your ongoing continued personal development.

About Trust Housing:

Trust Housing Association is a national housing, support and care provider, offering a range of accommodation and support services. Primarily serving older people in our communities we also provide housing for families and individuals. We have over 3,600 households across the length and breadth of Scotland, from the Highlands and Islands all the way down to the Borders.

Trust is an Investor in People Platinum accredited employer, a Leader in Diversity and a great place to work.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Trust Housing Association is a Registered Scottish Charity- SC009086