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Senior Support Worker

  • Beyond Limits
  • Dumfries & Galloway
  • Permanent
  • Up to £26035 per annum + Pro Rata - Sleepovers 120,00£
  • Carer for Stuart
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Job Overview

Stuart needs you to work along with his team leader as a Senior Support Worker to achieve his mission, which is to leave home and become independent. He needs someone energetic and fun loving and enjoy singing and music, jigsaws and aeroplanes. Stuart loves to swim and it would be great if you enjoy it as well. As a Senior you would, step up whenever it is necessary, but don't worry, as the team leader will prepare you for that moment, having always Stuarts interests at heart.

To have a good understanding of the autism spectrum and some experience would be important and Stuart would love to have you onboard his team.

Location: Dumfries

Contract: Full Time

Date Applications Close: 03/08/2024

Essential for this job:

Must hold a full UK driving licence

Good Computer Skills

Ideally you will:

  • Have some similar interests to Stuart
  • Be organised and committed
  • Able to lead and motivate staff
  • Will work along side Team leader.
  • Have a good sense of humour
  • Be reliable and flexible
  • Be physically fit to help Stuart with his wheelchair when necessary
  • Be keen to make a difference to Stuart's life
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have some good core skills, patience and kindness
  • Be committed to the values of inclusion

Benefits:

  • We reward our staff with competitive salaries
  • We offer an Award Winning Pension Scheme
  • We have a company sick pay scheme
  • Excellent annual leave allowance, including top up pay
  • Critical Illness cover, reassurance when you need it the most
  • Life Insurance, reassurance for your family when they need it the most
  • A really good mandatory induction
  • Ongoing high quality training
  • Career development opportunities
  • A real chance to make a difference to someone's life

We are committed to recruiting candidates who share our commitment to safeguarding, and therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job, and that all candidates are appropriately screened prior to appointment, including obtaining references and PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) clearance. A PVG check will be requested in the event of the individual being offered a position with Beyond Limits, the cost of which will be to the employee, however, this will be returned after successful completion of probation period (6 months).

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