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About The Role

Dunoon Town View 

35 HOURS PER WEEK 

Shift pattern includes long days and Overnight Support shifts may also be included. Smaller shifts are also available. 

Are you interested in working for an award winning social care charity?

Personal Assistants (Support Workers) have the most important role within Enable 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 role as Support Worker 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 Me

The 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. A career with Enable is as rewarding as it is diverse, Personal Assistants at their best have the potential to truly bring out the best in the people we support. 

Personal Assistant Town View Dunoon.

Town View, is a house of multiple occupancy that is home to 5 people. The house is an open, bright and homely environment designed to accommodate people with varying support needs. The team consists of approximately 15 personal assistants that work together as a team to deliver professional, compassionate and person centred care to each person. 

A typical day consists of supporting people to get ready, this will involve full personal care and supporting them to carry out their every day activities. Your day would be varied: attending health appointments, going shopping or out for a local walk. No day is the same and this role requires someone who is flexible and dynamic in their approach to working as part of the team.
 
What Daniel, Craig, Grace, Jason & Cameron are looking for:
We are looking for an enthusiastic, fun and sociable person who can help support us with a wide range of individual activities to access and achieve. This includes swimming, walking, going out and about in our local area and further afield for days out and short break holidays. We also require support with all household chores, cooking, cleaning and paying bills.
 
We are looking for someone who can work as part of the team and on their own initiative. To understand and be able to promote individuals choice and support our complex health needs with confidence and professionalism. A willingness to undertake required training to ensure you have the knowledge and skills required for the role. 

That is why we need you! Will you bring your best so that we can live our best life?

About You

If you think you share the same interests and have the commitment, dedication, and above all, desire to support Daniel, Craig, Grace. Jason and Cameron to get the most out of life; then please apply now!

Enable needs you and your values 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. 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!

About Us

Enable is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we are looking for motivated and driven individuals to join us in ensuring they have the same opportunities as everyone else.

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*
  • Blue Light Card

Starting a career with Enable 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 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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