Support Assistant/Relief Support Worker

Maple Ridge Care Home
Posted

  • Sector: Care
  • Location: Inverness
  • £8.75 to £9.60 per hour, Pension Scheme available
  • Hours: Full Time Permanent
  • Contact: Angela MacRae
  • Reference: Manager

The position of Support Assistant comprises of flexible day shifts assisting the residents to lead a full and meaningful life. This will include meeting their personal care needs.

JOB REQUIREMENT: To join together with other members of staff to provide the individual care required by each resident, ensuring they retain their dignity and independence as far as their needs and abilities allow.

To assist in providing a happy and caring environment to enhance the quality of resident’s lives.  To be involved in all aspects of resident’s care.  To ensure the care, comfort, safety and wellbeing of the residents are being met, whilst allowing them to make informed choices and take prejudged acceptable risks in all aspects of their life.  To accompany residents on outings/activities/appointments whilst also providing support to daily tasks within the home.

All staff must comply with the National Care Standards, SSSC Codes of Practice, legal requirements and company policies and procedures.

The relief Support Worker element to the job includes 24 hour sleep over shifts. This position can be worked towards if appropriate. This relief post will help to cover annual leave/sickness ect.

The Support Worker is responsible for overseeing the running of the shift including dispensing medication, answering the telephone, liasing with visitors to the home, being competent in all health and safety matters and to support the staff team on duty.   Experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be given.

Please email for an application form to  or phone Maple Ridge on 01463 243222 and request an application pack.

Please contact the Manager, Angela MacRae on the above contact details if you have any other queries.

SVQ 2 or 3 in Social Care desirable but not essential, although you will be required to work towards the qualifications.
PVG scheme application and other training are provided. The successful candidate will also have to register with SSSC.

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