Alloa Support Worker

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Location: Alloa Salary: Earn up to £23,150.16 per year pro rata Part time Closing Date: 28/06/2024

Support Workers 

1 x 30 Contract available

£23,150.16 per year pro rata

Ark is a major provider of Housing, Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disabilities, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of Ark to enable them to live as independently as possible and lead a happy life.

Alloa HMO:

We currently support 8 people who live together in an HMO (House of multiple occupants) they have their own rooms but share other facilities such as kitchen and bathrooms. Our supported people receive individualised 1-2-1 support which is person centered around their outcomes and goals. Every supported person has a Good Life Plan and support workers use this to ensure they have the support they need to live the life that they want. The supported people have a varied age range and at the moment most supported people have a learning disability with a dual diagnosis. Supported people are very active and enjoy using local amenities for social and leisure.

Alloa Outreach:

We currently support people in their own homes around the Clackmannanshire area. The supported people have a range of disabilities and ages and their support needs determine the size of their support package, all supported people have a Good Life Plan which is in place to ensure support staff are able to support them with their outcomes and goals, all of the supported people access local amenities for social and recreational use, some supported people also attend college and have jobs in the local area.

Ark is looking for dedicated and caring individuals who are committed to making a difference in our supported people’s lives. Your role will be to provide practical, emotional and social support. Ark offers a detailed induction and training programme designed to ensure you have all the skills you need for the job. First and foremost you will align with Ark’s values – Trust, Respect, Understanding, Equality and Integrity.

Your main duties will be but not limited to:

  • Working with colleagues as part of an effective and efficient team to support vulnerable service users.
  • Communicate and work well with individuals to provide individual care and maintain appropriate relationships.
  • Carry out tasks in accordance with organisational policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Being responsible in supporting individuals throughout the activities, giving positive feedback and encouragement.

The job outline is here: Job Outline

In return for your valuable contribution, Ark will also offer you:

  • Full and comprehensive training programme, e-Learning and a dedicated SVQ team who will support you to achieve an industry specific, accredited qualification.
  • Up to 36 days paid holiday per year pro rata
  • Total pension contribution of 8%. Ark contribute 4% and the employee contribute 4%
  • Employee recognition schemes
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Employee Assistance Programme available 24/7
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • We pay for your initial SSSC registration
  • We pay for you to join the PVG scheme
  • Discounts in a wide range of well known retailers and travel providers

This is an exciting role and comes at a time where Ark have undertaken a major piece of work where we have reviewed and developed our Business Plan for the next 5 years and beyond. This business plan will see Ark reshape as a modern, future-focused organisation that builds on our technological and digital capability that aims to positively impact on the lives of its tenants, supported people and staff

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CV’s will not be accepted.

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