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  • Ark Housing Association: Relief Support Workers (St Andrews)

    Created: 28/06/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies
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    Organisation: Ark Housing Association
    Role: Support Workers
    Location: St Andrews

    Reference: RM/RSW

    Salary: £10.90 per hour

    About the organisation

    Ark is a major provider of housing, care and support to people with long-term and enduring conditions such as learning disabilities, mental health issues, dementia, and autism. Its aim is to ensure that those who use its services get the very best out of Ark to enable them to live as independently as possible and lead happy lives.

    About the role

    Ark is looking for dedicated and caring individuals who are committed to making a difference in people's lives. Your role will be to provide practical, emotional and social support.

    Your main duties will be to:

    • work with colleagues as part of an effective and efficient team to support vulnerable service users
    • communicate and work well with individuals to provide individual care and maintain appropriate relationships
    • carry out tasks in accordance with organisational policies, procedures and guidelines
    • be responsible for supporting individuals throughout activities, giving positive feedback and encouragement.

    About you

    You will align with Ark's values:

    • trust
    • respect
    • understanding
    • equality and integrity

    Ark offers a detailed induction and training programme designed to ensure you have all the skills you need for the job.

    What they offer

    • a full and comprehensive training programme, including e-Learning and a dedicated SVQ team that will support you to achieve an industry-specific, accredited qualification
    • up to 36 days paid holiday per year pro rata
    • a total pension contribution of 8%. Ark contributes 4%, and the employee contributes 4%
    • employee recognition schemes
    • opportunities for career progression
    • Employee Assistance Programme available 24/7
    • refer a friend Scheme
    • Ark will pay for your initial SSSC registration
    • Ark will pay for you to join the PVG scheme
    • discounts at a wide range of well-known retailers and travel providers

    This role comes at a time when Ark has undertaken a major piece of work reviewing and developing its Business Plan for the next five years and beyond. This plan will see Ark reshape as a modern, future-focused organisation that builds on its technological and digital capability and that aims to positively impact on the lives of its tenants, supported people, and staff.

    How to apply

    Apply here

    CVs will not be accepted.

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