Support Practitioner - West of Edinburgh

Edinburgh & the Lothians, United Kingdom · 734


Locality: Edinburgh & the Lothians

Type: Full-time, Part-time & Night Shift opportunities available

Salary: £17,598 - £18,576 (pro rata) per annum / £9.00- £9.50 an hour

Be part of something Extraordinary! Develop your career in Social Care as a Support Practitioner with Carr Gomm.

Carr Gomm are currently recruiting for our services in the west of Edinburgh that provide support to adults who have a learning and physical disability. Our services are well established, we have decades of experience of providing support in these settings and this is a fantastic opportunity for you to join one of these teams and make a real difference to someone else’s life. We are looking for creative and compassionate individuals who will work with people to ensure their day to day needs are met and that they are able to live a meaningful and fulfilled life enjoying the activities that are right for them and being part of their communities

If you’re good at seeing people as unique individuals with their own skills, opinions and dreams for the future; developing professional relationships with a diverse set of people; encouraging people to overcome obstacles and ensuring their voices are heard; if you are an excellent team player, but also value being trusted to work alone then we currently have opportunities for you to join our teams in Edinburgh & the Lothians.

We can offer you the opportunity to work in one of Scotland’s leading social care and support charities. We know our work is challenging and rewarding, and we require people with a flexible and inspirational approach able to find innovative solutions with people, not for them.

Although we are currently recruiting for our services in the West of Edinburgh you could be asked to support in any of our services throughout Edinburgh & the Lothians if the needs of people supported change or your skills, experience and personality are better suited to one of our other services.

Our services in Edinburgh & the Lothians provide person-centred support that enables people to live the life they choose. Our goal is to enable people to live safely and to do the things they want to do. This includes day-to-day living, planning for the future and realising their dreams. Shift patterns vary from service to service to meet the needs of the individuals we support. Our services are innovative and continually developing, creating opportunities for you to develop a rewarding career within the organisation.

We’ll trust you to become an amazing member of our team, to actively listen to people, to develop personalised support plans for people so we all share the same understanding of what is important to the person and identify what they would like support to help them achieve. We’ll support you by providing a comprehensive induction, ongoing learning and development opportunities, regular supervision and team meetings to ensure you maximise your potential.

We will support you to develop your career by helping you register as a professional social care practitioner with the SSSC. We’ll support you in completing your vocational SVQ training and we’ll ensure you benefit from continual professional development.

You will be rewarded for your commitment, our benefits include salary enhancements based on qualifications and length of service.

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