Personal Assistant – Enable Scotland – Pitcorthie

Enable Scotland

East Renfrewshire – Thornliebank20 Hours per week (8am-10pm S/O 6am-8am – 10am-2pm)Female only – Driver RequiredSusan lives in her own flat and receives 24hr care. She is looking for people to join her team who are vigilant, determined, resilient and challenge orientated. Team members must be confident in their abilities and able to articulate instructions well. Susan likes structure and routine, it is important that you are committed to maintaining this, have good attention to detail and can manage any unexpected or unplanned situations in a calm and positive way.She requires support with all aspects of her care, including personal care and ; Susan has strict dietary requirements that calls for a lot of diligent support around the preparation and consumption of food and drink.Susan’s passion is her DVD’s, books and magazines, this is her peaceful place and something that is extremely important to her. She also enjoys, on the odd occasion, to go to the cinema or theatre, however this can be a time of heightened anxiety for Susan and must me managed well with reassurance and encouragement.Are you interested in working for an award winning social care charity?Personal Assistants (Support Workers) have the most important role within ENABLE Scotland by making a positive difference every day to the lives of the people we support. No two days are the same for our Personal Assistants but what we can guarantee is that you will be supporting someone with a learning disability to achieve their goals and outcomes – whatever they may be!Each person we support has different support needs, so your support worker role may include assisting them with various aspects of personal care, moving and handling or positive behavioural support whilst expanding their social networks and connections.ENABLE Scotland creates a bespoke team around every individual we support, and our team of Personal Assistants work collaboratively to ensure the safety, wellbeing and aspirations of the people we support are met.The Best in You Brings Out the Best in MeThe people we support have many varied interests and hobbies and have many of the same dreams and aspirations as we do; they just too often do not get the opportunity to experience these same opportunities. So whatever your interests are; be it sewing, baking, having a cup of tea and chat to horse riding, swimming or hill-walking, we want to hear from you!A career with ENABLE Scotland is as rewarding as it is diverse, Personal Assistants at theirbesthave the potential to truly bring out thebestin the people we support.If you think you share the same interests and have the commitment, dedication, and above all, desire to support individuals to get the most out of life and become an inclusive member of society; then please apply now!ENABLE Scotland needs youand yourvalues to help us create an equal society for every person who has a learning disability. You don’t need experience in care to start your social care career with ENABLE Scotland. We recruit people based on their values and transferrable skills. Wherever your journey has taken you up until now, join us, and together we will forge a new path in what could potentially be the most rewarding role you have ever had!Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • The ability to adapt your communication style in order to develop successful and enjoyable relationships with the people we support.The commitment to work with individuals through their personal support plans to ensure people achieve their goals and outcomes and celebrate their successes.A positive and flexible outlook to your work, and be able to work on your own and as part of a team.

If this is, you, then please click the link to apply now. Every person we support has their own hobbies and interests, likes and dislikes, which is reflected in our person-centred recruitment processes. So, please give us as much detail about you to allow us to carry out our bespoke matching service.

We believe in developing all our staff and we provide an extensive learning programme together with in-house career development opportunities. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Person Centred approaches, planning and thinking
  • Introduction to autism
  • Epilepsy awareness
  • Moving and Handling
  • Adult support and protection
  • Child support and protection
  • First Aid
  • Positive Behaviour Support

We also have an excellent range of staff benefits on offer including but not limited to:

  • Health cash plans providing a wide range of health benefits to help people cover the cost of their everyday health care.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme*
  • Season Ticket Loans*
  • Generous Refer a Friend scheme
  • £1000 Qualification Payment for successful applicants who hold a SVQ Level 2 Health & Social Care or equivalent*

Starting a career with ENABLE Scotland is the first step towards making a real difference in our award-winning charity’s mission to help create an equal society for every person who has a learning disability.ENABLE Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and our recruitment, selection and assessment process is based entirely on values, skills and competencies required of the specific roles. Note:The successful applicant will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of their start date.*terms & conditions apply

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