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Home Care Support Worker in Greenock

£ 8.75 to £ 9


Do you have what it takes to work in the care sector?
Do you have a genuine empathy for others and a commitment to improve lives and raise standards in care?
If the answer is YES to these questions apply to work for Invercare today?
Invercare is a young and ambitious organisation who provides Home Care and Care at Home services within a number or regions in the west of Scotland. Our aim and mission is to promote excellence in the delivery of Social Care and to do that we need the best people to work with us.
At Invercare our staff are our most valuable asset.
We are looking for enthusiastic, committed, motivated and flexible people to join our home care services team. Our services operate 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on a 4 on/4off rota where you will work a mix of early and back shifts. Core business is between 7.00am and 10.00pm.
Duties include assisting service users with all aspects of personal care including help with washing, dressing, toileting, medication, etc; help with preparing breakfast and other meals when necessary and assist service users to maintain and develop their daily living skills and improve independence.
You will be required to undertake all relevant training for the post including attaining a SVQ2 in Social Care. It is preferable that you have experience of working in a care setting and delivering personal care or in an informal/personal capacity; have an awareness of a range of long term conditions and have an understanding of the needs of people who require help from care services; be able to demonstrate within your application form that you are reliable and flexible with the ability to work as part of a team. You will also be required to demonstrate that you can communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing) and this would include monitoring and reporting changes in the identified needs of service users including the handling of sensitive information.
At Invercare we currently have vacancies for sessional, permanent, part time or full time working within the Renfrewshire wide area. You should preferably have 6 months experience within the care sector and preferably hold SVQ 2 and be a driver but this is not essential as full training will be given. Invercare will also support the right candidate with achieving SVQ 2 /3 in health and social care.
More information is available on our website.
Hourly Rate - £8.75 to £9.00
Contracted 16+ hrs per week
5.6 weeks holiday per year
Statutory sick pay
Maternity pay
Paternity pay
Paid induction training
Paid ongoing training
Career progression within the social care sector, progression to nursing or social work
Applicants will be required to complete an enhanced disclosure PVG check and bring evidence of identity or right to work in the UK/EU. If short listed for interview you should bring with you 3 forms of Identification, one which should be photographic and evidence of your name and address. You should also bring your original qualifications and certificates and if you are member of the PVG scheme you should bring your PVG scheme record. (this is not a disclosure update).

Our head office is based in Greenock although our sister office is based in Paisley. Come and join a great team

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