Support Worker
Silver Birch (Scotland) Ltd
Silver Birch (Scotland) Ltd 6a Lochmill Holdings Antermony Road Milton of Campsie G66 8AE
Full time (35 hours per week), Mon-Thu 8.30am-4.30pm, Fridays 8.30am-2pm
Type of Contract: 
Full-Time Permanent
Job Description: 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Escort clients safely to and from the service by driving a Silver Birch minibus
  • Provide individualised support to clients working within the vegetable cultivation team
  • Plan order of daily activities within the vegetable cultivation team
  • Assist in organisation clients’ workload
  • Closely observe and report upon relevant aspects of individual clients mental health, behaviour or other issues
  • Assist clients with aspects of physical care as required in accordance with the work carried out within the service
  • Maintain clients privacy and dignity at all times
  • Understand and abide by a code of confidentiality  in accordance with company policy
  • Participate in team meetings sharing information as requested
  • Work within company policies and procedures to ensure maintenance of safe working practices for clients and colleagues; particularly with regard to Health & Safety legislation and Risk Assessment management
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures for the use of supplies and equipment, in order to promote the effective and efficient use of resources
  • Participate in staff appraisal in accordance with company policy to maintain skills and develop personal growth through training and education
  • Contribute to service development


Assessment Areas

  • Relevant Experience
  • Skills & Qualities
  • Required Qualifications
  • Additional requirements of role


Essential Criteria

  • Previous experience of working with client group 
  • Enthusiastic
  • Friendly & supportive approach
  • Full Clean UK Driving Licence


Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of therapeutic horticulture
  • Possess or willing to work towards SVQ 1 or 2 in Social Care
Contact Name: 
Mark McCrorie
Closing Date: 
Friday, 8 March, 2019
How to Apply: 
Send email to or call 01417775050 to request an application pack