Care Worker (Bank Staff)

Location – Perth & Kinross     |    Shifts     |    Casual (Bank)

Salary - Non-SVQ Qualified (weekdays) £11.75 - SVQ Qualified (weekdays) £12.05 - Non-SVQ Qualified (evenings and weekends) £12.75 - SVQ Qualified (evenings and weekends) £13.05

Shifts will be varied and may include: Weekdays, Weekends, Evenings, Sleepovers, Waking Nights.

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Qualifications Required:

  • A current driving licence, business insurance and the use of a car for work purposes are essential.
  • This post is subject to a PVG Disclosure check.
  • Driving licence and/or access to a car and/or the ability to travel.
  • An SVQ Level 2 in Social Services & Healthcare is desirable but not essential.

About Us

Crossroads delivers high-quality support and care services throughout Perth and Kinross. Our overarching objective is to provide respite care to our wide variety of clients, including elderly, children, severe disabilities, patients in Palliative Care (in the final stages of life), and people with additional support needs to support them to live full and independent lives.

We respect the uniqueness and worth of the people we support, recognising that their views, wishes, and participation are to key to planning and delivering quality services.

We are committed to ensuring that our staff have the necessary skills, qualifications and support which meet National Care Standards.

Being part of our Bank Staff Register, work will be offered on an ad hoc basis and therefore a significant degree of flexibility may be necessary.

If suitable work is available it may be offered to you, although we are under no obligation to do so and you are under no obligation to accept any offer of work from us.

About You

- Do you want to have flexibility and access to shifts that suit you?

- Do you want to be able to choose to work for a day here and there, during term times or holidays, evenings only or weekends only?

We are looking for upbeat, confident, and energetic people who have the desire to want to support people to have the best life possible. You will provide support for personal care and participation in a range of activities, so energy and initiative is vital and you will develop an open and sensitive communication with supported client, family/friends and other professionals, providing relevant communication support, where appropriate.

You will be committed to encouraging the right of our clients to be consulted about all areas of their life and to assist them to make informed choices and decisions.

You will work in a professional manner, meeting National Care Standards, setting appropriate boundaries, and treating work as confidential.

If this sounds like you and you possess the energy and drive to be part of a successful charitable organisation like Crossroads, then we are keen to hear from you.

The benefits of working for Crossroads

Staff are paid above the National Living Wage with an enhancement for SVQ2
Staff are paid mileage
Uniforms are provided
Referral Scheme
We have an open door policy with someone on call outwith office hours.