Do you have experience of working with vulnerable children & young people? Are you passionate with the energy to provide high quality individual and group support for children who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse? Are you able to demonstrate a flexible, practical and positive approach to working with children and young people? Do you have an understanding and awareness of domestic abuse and a reflective, sensitive, non-judgmental approach? Can you work in a way that promotes equality and empowerment? If so we would like to hear from you.
Our East Ayrshire Recovery Service are looking for a Sessional Recovery Worker to join them in providing high quality recovery support to people in East Ayrshire. You will be working as part of an experienced and motivated team, supporting our work at the Rapid Access to Drug and Alcohol Recovery (RADAR) service offering assessment and access to drug and alcohol services across East Ayrshire.
If you are an enthusiastic and creative individual and are passionate about changing people’s lives for the better, we’d love to hear from you.
As a Recovery Worker supporting the RADAR service, you will be the first point of contact for people in their recovery journey, providing support and advice to people who are experiencing difficulties due to substance misuse and their families. You will work as part of our team and alongside other social care services to identify how we can help. We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.
There will be assessments to carry out and records you need to keep and update, that's all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners.
This role will be worked on a sessional basis, with average working hours of between 15-20 per week. Your working pattern will be agreed with your line manager but will include a minimum of two full week days.
If you think this could be the career for you, take the first step and apply now to join our amazing team.
Could you be Key?
Being a support worker is a role where you can make every day matter. It's a job with challenges that make your heart beat faster, where you can give something of yourself and empower amazing people on their journey through life.
At key we support disabled people of all ages to make every day matter.
We are passionate about being the very best employer we can be, ensuring our staff feel well supported and valued in their roles. As well as being part of a supportive, local team you will be eligible for:
• Hourly rate of £11.00* (Induction rate £10.90) - *pay award pending.
• Sleepover hourly rate of £10.90.
• Competitive annual leave and company sick pay.
• Enhanced pay for work on targeted Public Holidays.
• Paid Membership of Disclosure Scotland’s PVG Scheme.
• Full, in-depth training for your role.
• Fully funded SVQ qualification with support provided to achieve this.
• Employee Assistance Programme offering free confidential counselling, advice and support on a wide range of issues.
• A Workplace Pension.
• Free access to occupational health support.
• Credit Union Membership.
• Cycle to Work Scheme.
• Costco Membership.
• Blue Light Card/Blue Light Ticket registration which offer a range of discounts and savings.
• Concerts for Carers registration.
Join us and make every day matter! Support Workers and Relief Support Workers.
No experience necessary! Training and support will be given to help you achieve your full potential.
If you would like to get involved in support work but cannot commit to a contract due to other commitments, we also have opportunities for you to complement our existing workers by joining our relief register of bank support workers. This will mean you can work in a way that best suits you and fits with your life.