Hillcrest Futures
Hillcrest Futures

Charity registered in Scotland SC034261

We provide services in the areas of physical and learning disabilities, autism, and older people. Further services include supporting positive mental health and wellbeing, homelessness and drug, alcohol and recovery services.

Current vacancies

Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • On site: Dundee
  • Closing 28th June 2024

The Service

There are vacancies across a number of our Dundee services which form part of our Dundee Contract, these include services for adults with learning disabilities, autism, mental health issues and behaviour that can be challenging. Each service requires a specific skill set and you will be allocated to the service that you are best suited to.

The role may involve

  • Supporting individuals with their medication.
  • Accessing community based resourses
  • Daily life skills (menu planning, cooking, cleaning, laundry, shopping)
  • Support to manage finances and money.
  • Maintain personal health and hygine including personal care
  • Support with other issues that arise
  • Emotional Support.
  • Promotion of positive mental health including coping strategies

You will

You will have;

  • A positive, flexible attitude, with an encouraging nature
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal and written
  • Be highly organised with the ability to work on own initiative
  • The ability to react efficiently and effectively in emergency situations
  • Be open to attending and maintinging ongoing training needs
  • Possess an SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care or have the ability to work towards this qualification
  • Flexibility with shifts patterns including weekend work, evenings, sleepovers and waking nights
  • Be required to obtain registration with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post

About the Benefits

  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Patterns
  • Comprehensive Health and Well-being Package
  • Free access to on-line discounts for well-known retailers
  • Death in Service Benefit (up to three times your salary)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme (great savings from 25% - 39% on bikes and accessories)
  • Tech Scheme (great savings of up to 12% on computers or laptops)