ASA are seeking experienced Care and Support Workers to support our wide range of clients which range from care homes, sheltered housing, very sheltered housing, support services and care at home in Aberdeen. For this role we are looking for those specifically with an SVQ 2 or 3 (or equivalent) in Health and Social Care.
What might I do as a Care and Support Worker?
Working as a Care and Support Worker will bring extremely varied days – you may be joining service users on days out or getting involved with fun activities on site baking or crafts, encouraging them to participate. In all that you do, you should promote independence and guide those you are working with through their day to day lives. You may be required to carry out personal care and assist with manual handling depending on the shift / client you are working with. You will undoubtedly become a friendly face for those you work with and will form a relationship with them and their families.
Why should I join ASA as a Care and Support Worker?
ASA are leading providers of people and are a well-known agency within the Healthcare sector working with many different clients all over Scotland. You will have a dedicated consultant who will be alongside you in your journey working with ASA, ready for any queries you may have. We have competitive pay rates starting from £12.27 up to £17.18 per hour paid weekly with the increased rate reflecting weekend working. You will additionally accrue holiday pay from your very first shift. We are incredibly proud of the ongoing training available that is delivered by our experienced training team in our fully equipped training classrooms to keep you up to date with current practices, which is provided to you free of charge.
What do I need to apply as a Care and Support Worker?
Our ideal applicant is a positive and approachable individual who is committed to the work that they do – you should strive to positively influence the lives of those who need the most care and support and encourage as much independence as possible in daily life. You should be a strong communicator and a key team player who is ready and willing to use their own initiative to also work independently. We would require a PVG update as part of the registration process and SSSC registration within 6 months of employment. Please note 6 months UK work experience in Healthcare is essential along with the SVQ 2 or 3 or equivalent qualification.
How do I apply?
Click the link to apply directly today with an up to date CV and contact details and one of our consultants will be in touch. Please only apply if you meet the essential criteria.
ASA Recruitment is one of Scotland’s largest independent multi-sector recruitment agencies. We specialise in providing effective tailored solutions for permanent, contract and temporary employment requirements for our Clients and Candidates. We are members of the REC and are ISO certified.
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