Relief Support Workers

NHS Highland
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  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: Gateway Relief

Gateway supports vulnerable adults throughout the Highlands. Established over 20 years ago, we are recognised as one of the main support providers in Highland and have considerable expertise in the Social Care Sector, and an established service base. There are full-time, part-time and relief contracts available for day shifts and waking-night shifts. You will have a passion for helping others to achieve their potential and promote: • mental and physical health and well-being • self-help skills and daily living tasks • access to the community • forming positive relationships You will have a mature and responsible approach to the needs of the clients. You will be caring, patient, reliable, hard-working and resilient. Above all, you will have a commitment to supporting people and making a positive difference to their lives. You will have experience either working or volunteering in the health and social care sector. Ideally, you have knowledge of supporting people with mental health issues. • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Ability to contribute to the preparation of support plans • Ability to work flexible hours and shift work, including evenings and week-ends. • Have an SVQ2 or equivalent qualification, suitable for SSSC registration, or willingness to work towards the qualification. • A full driving licence and ability to access own vehicle is required, as the service is not on bus routes. You will join friendly, dedicated, professional teams of experienced support workers. We value all our employees as vital to the work we do. We are committed to supporting our staff with continuing training and professional development. You will be supported to achieve necessary qualifications and develop in your role. We consider all requests to progress with specific training relevant to your role. You will receive ongoing support by colleagues and managers along with regular supervision. We offer competitive rates of pay and a pension scheme.

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