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Personal Assistant Support Worker

Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Job Type
21 Sep 2022

Male Only PA Required

Glasgow covering Bridgeton area

Full time and part time hours available, plus sleepovers - some weekends will be required.

Let us introduce you to Matthew :

Matthew has just moved into his own flat, where he receives 24 hour support. Matthew is still building his confidence at home but he is enjoying developing his independent living skills and is looking for people to support to grow in this area.

At home; Matthew enjoys being involved with cleaning and tidying and preparing meals; he enjoys have a laugh and chat with his PA's and other visitors; and likes to relax by drawing, playing his guitar, or watching TV. Matthew also enjoys getting out and about and walking around the city centre, going on day trips and visiting cafes and art galleries. He also likes swimming and gardening. Being out and about and feeling a part of his community is important for Matthew, he is looking for people who are able to support him with the activities he enjoys but who creative and able to suggest new ideas.

That is why Matthew needs you! Will you bring your best so that they can live their best life?

£1000 Qualification Payment for successful applicants who are holders of SVQ Level 2 Health & Social Care*

Are you interested in working for an award winning social care charity?

Personal Assistants (Support Workers) have the most important role within ENABLE Scotland by making a positive difference every day to the lives of the people we support. No two days are the same for our Personal Assistants but what we can guarantee is that you will be supporting someone with a learning disability to achieve their goals and outcomes - whatever they may be!

Each person we support has different support needs, so your role as Support Worker may include assisting them with various aspects of personal care, moving and handling or positive behavioural support whilst expanding their social networks and connections.

ENABLE Scotland creates a bespoke team around every individual we support, and our team of Personal Assistants work collaboratively to ensure the safety, wellbeing and aspirations of the people we support are met.

The Best in You Brings Out the Best in Me

The people we support have many varied interests and hobbies and have many of the same dreams and aspirations as we do; they just too often do not get the opportunity to experience these same opportunities. A career with ENABLE Scotland is as rewarding as it is diverse, Personal Assistants at their best have the potential to truly bring out the best in the people we support.

If you think you share the same interests and have the commitment, dedication, and above all, desire to support Matthew, Jack and Stephen to get the most out of life; then please apply now!

ENABLE Scotland needs you and your values to help us create an equal society for every person who has a learning disability.

You don't need experience in care to start your social care career with ENABLE Scotland. We recruit people based on their values and transferrable skills. Wherever your journey has taken you up until now, join us, and together we will forge a new path in what could potentially be the most rewarding role you have ever had!

ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we are looking for motivated and driven individuals to join us in ensuring they have the same opportunities as everyone else.

We believe in developing all our staff and we provide an extensive learning programme together with in-house career development opportunities. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Person Centred approaches, planning and thinking
  • Introduction to autism
  • Epilepsy awareness
  • Moving and Handling
  • Adult support and protection
  • Child support and protection
  • First Aid
  • Positive Behaviour Support
We also have an excellent range of staff benefits on offer including but not limited to:
  • H ealth cash plans providing a wide range of health benefits to help people cover the cost of their everyday health care.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme*
  • Season Ticket Loans*
  • Generous Refer a Friend scheme
  • £1000 Qualification Payment for successful applicants who hold a SVQ Level 2 Health & Social Care or equivalent*

Starting a career with ENABLE Scotland is the first step towards making a real difference in our award-winning charity's mission to help create an equal society for every person who has a learning disability.

ENABLE Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and our recruitment, selection and assessment process is based entirely on values, skills and competencies required of the specific roles.

Note: The successful applicant will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of their start date.

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  • Job Reference: 718112516-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Enable Scotland
  • Location: Glasgow, Lanarkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent