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Relief Support Workers£10.90 per hour *24/25 Pay Award PendingEast Lothian service supports people in Haddington, Tranent & Musselburgh.Tranent supports 4 people, 2 within 1 block of flats and 2 outreach. The service users in Tranent are very independent so your shift could be spent with more than 1 supported person. There are no sleepover shifts in Tranent. There are good bus links connecting Tranent and the other villages in East Lothian.Musselburgh supports 6 people in one block of flats. There is a sleepover shift which involves working 3pm - 3pm. Other shifts include 8am - 2pm, 9am - 5pm and 3pm - 9pm. There are great bus links with Edinburgh to our Musselburgh Service.Haddington support 8 people. There are 2 Houses of Multiple Occupancy each with 3 people in them and 2 people in their own flats. We have people who require 24 hour support at this service so it does include sleepover and longer shifts. There are good bus links between the villages in East Lothian as well as an... express bus into Edinburgh.'We have a lovely team of Support Workers in East Lothian who are really supportive. Our supported people love getting outside whether that be sitting on a bench for a chat or getting involved with gardening.' - Chrissy, Care & Support Manager East & Mid LothianIf you are enthusiastic about supporting people to live their best lives then apply now to join our team!Your main duties will include but not be limited to:· Working with colleagues as part of an effective and efficient team to support vulnerable people.· Communicate and work well with our supported people to provide individual care and maintain appropriate relationships.· Being responsible in supporting individuals throughout the activities, giving positive feedback and encouragement.What is a Relief Support Worker? As a Relief Support Worker you will carry out all the same duties while on shift as our Support Workers. As you do not have contracted hours it gives you the flexibility to only pick up shifts when it suits you.* Please note: Relief work is on an as and when basis to cover for sickness absence, study leave and other staff contingencies. We cannot guarantee you regular or continued use as the need for relief staffing changes from time to time.View our job outline, find out what you working week could look like and hear from our current Support Workers on Arks website Why Ark? · No Previous Experience RequiredArk provide full training so no previous experience is required making our Support Worker roles the perfect place to start your career in Adult Social Care.· Flexibility to fits shifts round your life With our relief roles you only pick up the shifts that suit you.· Employee Assistance ProgramArks Employee Assistance program (EAP) gives all employees access to counselling sessions. There is also support available through weekly webinars and the EAP Website & App.· Employee DiscountsEmployee Discounts Portal with s of discounts on your favourite brands including Supermarkets, Cinema Tickets, Gym Membership and Holidays.In return for your valuable contribution, Ark will also offer you:· Statutory annual leave paid monthly based on the hours you work· Fully funded PVG & 1st year SSSC registration paid by ArkOur employees told us in a recent survey that they stay with Ark because they believe in our values, we have supportive managers who continually appreciate their staff and they love making a positive difference in our supported peoples lives, helping them to achieve their dreams.Ark would love to hear from you whether you are an experienced Support Worker or new to Social Care.To apply complete Arks online application form at .Scottish Charity No. SCOPrevious experience of the following is an advantage but not essential as Ark will provide full training: Care Worker, Social worker, Home Carer, Case Worker, Care Assistant, Autism Support Worker, Personal Care Assistant , Social Care Worker
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