I want to work as a Support Worker. What would my week look like?
As a Support Worker no 2 days are the same. Below are examples of some of the activities you could be supporting with.
Get the Supported person up and ready for the day. Get the bus to the bank to withdraw money, go shopping, put the shopping away and make dinner.
Go for a walk with the Supported Person to their aromatherapy session. Listen to music with the supported person while you prepare lunch.
Get the supported person up, showered, dressed and give them their medication. Take them out to lunch followed by dance class in the afternoon.
Get the bus into town and go clothes shopping with the supported person. Make them dinner and give them their medication. Get the supported person ready for a family visit.
Get the supported person up, showered and make them breakfast. Talk to the supported person to find out what activity they would like to do that day.
We are a leading provider of Housing and Care and we have lots of opportunities across Scotland for our Support Worker roles, even for those with no direct care experience. Ark provide full training and we are looking for people who share Ark’s values as they form the bedrock of what we do. Working with Ark means you can use your passion for people and care and have the opportunity to make a real differences to peoples lives.
We are an accredited Scottish Living Wage employer, and our hourly rate is £10.90, or our Full Time Support Worker salary is £21,028.16 per year. We truly value our employees and it is important to us that our employees living comfortably in line with our core values.