Our staff are more than carers. They’re helping our service users expand their horizons. They’re helping them celebrate their individuality. There are no uniforms allowed – and that’s an important reflection of the relationship between our staff and the people living at ASC.
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Our staff come from all sorts of backgrounds, from retail to car manufacturing. What they share is a commitment to making a difference. Browse our job vacancies to see how you can do the same.
“It’s supporting people to be the best version of themselves,” says Senior Support Worker Vik Macharia. She fell in love with the job the minute she started. A decade on, she feels exactly the same way.
As activities coordinator at ASC, Anne Foulds’ days are always busy. And there’s nothing more satisfying than putting a smile on service users’ faces when they achieve something, she says.
“Come and give it a go!” says Leanne Cassidy, activities coordinator, of ASC and the “welcoming bunch” that makes up her team.
There’s nowhere like ASC in Scotland at the moment, says Kerrie Nevin. “It is literally the only unit of its kind.”
It’s fun, dynamic and full of career opportunities – just three of the reasons Jen Aitchison recommends working at ASC. “Enabling our service users to experience new things is something I love about my job,” she says.
“I have been proud to be part of the ASC team throughout our share experience of this pandemic,” said Jessica Reid, Lead Nurse. Here she is with our service user, Kola, talking about her role and why she loves what she does at ASC.