Support Worker jobs across Scotland
Support Workers play a pivotal role in patient care across a wide range of care settings. Working closely with patients, Support Workers are responsible for helping them both physically and emotionally, allowing them to live as independently as possible.
Support Workers assist people in a variety of ways. One of their main aims is to promote independence for those who have learning disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health issues or addictions. They may assist patients with washing, dressing and maintaining good nutrition.
What qualifications do you need to be a Support Worker?
Support Workers in Scotland are not required to have a particular undergraduate or postgraduate degree, but they should be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and either have or be working towards an SVQ2 qualification.
What is expected of Support Workers?
As the job title suggests, Support Workers will support patients with navigating their day-to-day life. They must be approachable and relatable to people of all ages, lifestyles and backgrounds, whilst adapting to change and the varied natures of different patients. Promoting independence and wellbeing for patients is a large element of support worker duties. They may be required to work with a range of care services, agencies and people, including other healthcare professionals and Social Services.
Agency support worker jobs
RMR can provide you with support worker jobs across a range of healthcare settings, including care homes, hospitals and prisons. All placements are matched to your individual skillset, previous experience and lifestyle, offering you better choice and a more flexible approach to developing your career.
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