Locality Support Worker (5 Posts) (Various Hours)
35 & 17.5 hours
NLC4 £21,944 – £23,184 pro rata
Based in one of our locality disability teams, you will be part of a team providing a wide range of supports to people with disabilities across North Lanarkshire. Our locality support service offers people a flexible and reactive support service to meet their needs and aspirations.
As a Locality Support Worker, you have a vital role in providing support and assistance to help ensure people live independent and full lives, ensuring they have access to opportunities which enable them to live their lives in a manner which fulfils their needs, including social and leisure activities, lifelong learning and employment pursuits. You will build positive relationships with the individuals you support, working closely with families and carers to ensure there is greater choice and control over how people can overcome the challenges they face, helping ensure they enjoy a fulfilled life.
We are looking for people to join us who are both caring and compassionate and has experience providing high quality support to people with disabilities and/or sensory impairments. Possession of a SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) is desirable.
You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to commencing in this role.
Work pattern: Working flexibly 5 over 7 days, evenings and weekends as required.
Post 1 Airdrie (1 Post) (17.5hrs)
Post 2 Bellshill (2 Posts)
Post 4 Cumbernauld (1 Post)
Post 6 Wishaw (1 Post)
Working here at North Lanarkshire Council
If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you. We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family. This includes 26 days annual leave and 6 public holidays*, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site. We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.
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North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
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*For all casual/sessional roles, you will receive 12.1% of your hourly rate for every hour worked in total recompense for annual leave, including public holidays. These rates will be indicated separately on your payslip. You will only be paid for the hours that you work.
We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.
We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.
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