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Community Living Assistant - CLS South & West

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Glasgow
Service:Glasgow Area
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:Full time and part time hours available
Salary Details:£9.35 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:7 January 2020
Job Reference:CS191101 A-D

About Glasgow Services

A.Col And Shellsuit BobOur Community Living Services in Glasgow and the surrounding areas support individuals with all aspects of their daily living.

It is an exciting time for us as we explore ways to develop our relationships with our people and we are looking for staff to be part of the team.

Why work for Capability Scotland?

Our staff have said they not only like their work but have fun doing it - they work closely with our service users to support and enable people to take part in meaningful activities like arts, sports, crafts, digital work, as well as assisting them with daily life in and around the community, including personal care and support for their general welfare.

Capability Scotland will support you through your SVQ 3 qualifications and support and encourage you through this study period - a nationally recognised qualification that is yours for life.

As well as a generous annual leave entitlement, we're also paying £9.35 an hour plus fully paid training, and colleagues who enjoy being at their work, what have you got to lose?

What we're looking for

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  • We prefer passion over experience, new ideas over years of service.
  • The ability to enable others to be as independent as possible, to assist with things rather than do it for them.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.
  • A driving licence and vehicle
  • Able and willing to work flexible shifts, which we are happy to discuss for mutual agreement.

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding career choice
  • Competitive salary - £9.35 per hour
  • Sleepovers paid at £9.00 per hour (minimum of £70.00 per sleepover)
  • 32 Days annual leave (increasing to 37 days with service)
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Death in service benefits
  • Enhanced family benefits
  • Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to credit union

How to Apply

If you have any questions or wish to submit an application, you can contact us below with the reference CS191101 A-D

General Information

  • Capability Scotland is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We are happy to consider job-share applications.
  • Capability Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people and as such undertakes to conduct thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.
  • A copy of Capability Scotland's Equality and Diversity Policy is available on the Intranet or upon request from the HR Department. Capability Scotland, Scottish Charity SC011330.

Disability Confident Employer

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to employing and retaining disabled people; we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job and consider them on their abilities and we will make reasonable adjustments to ensure disabled people are not disadvantaged when applying for and doing their jobs.

Interview Details
Interviews will take place as and when suitable applications are received