Support Worker – North Lanarkshire (Floating)

Salary: £20,819 – £22,761
Location: North Lanarkshire Outreach Service, Across all North Lan Services (Floating Worker)
Hours: 37.5 hrs, 5 days over 7. No sleepovers or night shifts required for this service.
Closing Date: Ongoing

You will report to your Service Lead and work in harmony with all other teams within the North Lanarkshire area as well as the wider organisational teams, and will look outward to develop your practice area in partnership with all stakeholders. 

Support Workers will provide positive practical and emotional support to people who use the service that focuses on goals, promotes choice and encourages personal responsibility. Support Workers will also establish and maintain effective professional relationships with a range of external partners to ensure support to service users is coordinated and in agreement with identified care plans. 

  • To work with service users to develop and deliver person-centred support plans that achieve the best possible outcomes for people who use the service.
  • To encourage people who use services to take an active role in their support and in all decisions relating to them or their support.  
  • To participate in the monitoring and evaluation of services provided to people who use the service.
  • Be responsible for the service, ensuring a supportive, homely and safe environment is maintained along with a daily staff presence.

We ask for your compassion, creativity, flexibility, eternal optimism and positive approach as well as a commitment to living the values of our organisation with your colleagues, partners and crucially with the people we support.

If you’d like to learn more about this vacancy please don’t hesitate to come along to our next recruitment evening on Wednesday the 27th of July, from 2pm-7pm at The Library, 25 Nicolson SquareEdinburgh.