Support Worker - Castle Douglas

DGMHA is a registered Scottish charity, established in 1988, providing care and support for people across Dumfries and Galloway, whose lives are affected by mental ill-health. The Board of Trustees are the governing body for the Association.

We have a strong vision and drive to deliver excellence in person centred care and support, seeking to empower and build confidence in the people who use our services, to lead healthy and fulfilled daily lifestyles.

Providing both support to adults living in a house of multiple occupancy and providing an outreach support service to adults living in the community the role will involve supporting people with all aspects of home and community living, emotional and psychological support. We seek to empower and build confidence ensuring a healthy and fulfilled daily lifestyle. Support can often be a listening ear, signposting, engaging in social activities, meal preparation, attending appointments alongside coping mechanisms and wellbeing support.

Full training and support will be provided; however, we do require candidates who have a good depth of awareness, understanding and experience of Mental Health and have the ability to create, develop and drive forward personalised support plans.

Based in Castle Douglas and the surrounding areas, a full driving licence is required. You will ideally have previous experience in social care and a relevant qualification. However, we are willing to invest and commit to fully training the right candidate for the role as we pride ourselves on a value based ethos.

In return you will work for a Charity that puts adult wellbeing and safeguarding at the forefront of everything we do and be part of a friendly, ambitious, driven and innovative team.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG check.

  • Castle Douglas and Surrounding Areas

  • 35 hours per week

  • Employee Benefits

  • £12.35 per hour

  • 45p per mile

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