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Support Assistant

Location

Contract Type

Specialism

Salary

£9.00 - £9.72 per hour + Holiday Pay

Posted

22nd January 2020

Job Reference

154079

Description

We are currently recruiting for Support Assistants for our clients in Inverurie and surrounding area to work within supported living services, sheltered housing and care homes.

Support workers must be confident, outgoing passionate and enthusiastic with a desire to empower the life choices of the people we support

Flexible working hours full & part time to suit the right candidate. Rate of pay starting from £9.00 – £9.72

Key responsibilities of a Support Assistant:

  • Promote independence, dignity and choice
  • Provide emotional and social support
  • Promoting and encouraging independence, while developing real life skills with the people we support
  • Providing quality personal care, which could include bathing etc. depending on individual needs, while maintaining respect and sensitivity
  • Supporting with household tasks, which include cleaning, cooking, ironing, washing etc. while encouraging the people you support to participate

Support Assistant requirements:

  • Minimum of 6 months UK experience as a Care or Support Assistant
  • Existing PVG member, update required at a cost to yourself (£18 for existing PVG scheme members)
  • SSSC registration or 6 months to register from date of employment
  • Willingness to work above and beyond to maintain our high standards

In return we are offering:

  • Support from an ASA Consultant from 7am until 10pm, 7 days a week
  • Excellent rates of pay (£9.00 – £9.72 per hour), paid weekly
  • Complimentary in house training and ongoing development provided
  • Choose working hours that suit your lifestyle and commitments with an online booking service
  • Paid annual leave based on hours you work
  • Various shifts (evenings, weekends, public holidays and sleep-overs)
  • Various working locations available throughout Aberdeenshire

Some of the benefits of temping with ASA include:

  • You can work in various care homes within your desired locations
  • You can pick and choose when you want to work, working as often as you want
  • You get paid on a weekly basis (every Friday)
  • You can specify what care establishments you wish to go to and specify locations
  • You can temp with us and still have another job and use your temping to top up your income
  • We provide free training including, Manual Handling, Medication Awareness, Dementia, Awareness and much more

If you are interested in the Support Assistant roles based in Inverurie please apply with an up to date CV today

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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