North & West Operational Unit
Location – Montrose Centre, Fort William
Highland Health & Social Care Partnership
Job Title: Support Worker
19 hours per week
Salary Scale: HC03 £16,078 - £17,793 pro rata per annum
Highland Health and Social Care Services help people from all walks of life, as well as their families or carers. Health and Social Care in Highland provides help and assistance in many situations arising due to illness, disability, old age or poverty.
The Montrose Centre is looking for an enthusiastic support worker to join their dedicated team to support people with learning disabilities to become independent and active citizens in the community. This is a permanent 19 hour post working over three days. As our focus is to provide people with opportunities to develop skills and work towards employability, the successful candidate will be expected to have cooking/ crafting experience to enable them to support people with disabilites to run a cafe / crafting workshop as a social enterprise.
You should be able to work as part of a team or under your own initiative, have excellent communication skills and confidence in your ability. Full food hygiene training will be provided alongside statutory and mandatory training. Experience of working with people with complex needs and an understanding of a sensory approach would also be beneficial.
Successful applicants will be required to register with the PVG Scheme.
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