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Community Living Assistants (Various hours available)

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Glasgow
Service:Community Living Service South & West
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:Various contract hours available
Salary Details:£9.00 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:31 December 2017
Job Reference:CS1702/05

About Capability Scotland

Capability Scotland is 'here for disabled people' and provides care and support to disabled people throughout Scotland in a range of community based and residential services. We also provide education and employment services and campaign alongside disabled people on issues which matter to them.

About Our Service

Community Living Services South and West support adults with various disabilities and support needs throughout Glasgow and Renfrewshire. Each care package is unique and designed to meet the specific needs and desires of each customer. There is the potential for service expansion in the future

Do you want to make a real difference to people's lives?

We are currently looking to recruit Community Living Assistants to support customers with tasks associated with day-to-day living. You will assist the individual to access community based activities and resources. You will be required to provide personal care (including intimate care) and support customers with aspects of their general welfare. The role involves a degree of physical activity providing physical support to our customers, health related practices such as medication administration mealtime assistance and lone working.

We have various hours available and shifts include days, evenings, weekends, nightshifts, wakened nights and sleepovers.

This is a standing advert; applications can be submitted at any time and will be considered at the point they are received.

Why work for Capability Scotland

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Competitive Salary - £9.00 per hour
  • Full Training provided
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • 32 Days Annual Leave (increasing with service)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Development and support for SVQ

Key Requirements

  • Experience of working in a similar role and environment
  • Willingness to undertake any personal development opportunities
  • A care related SVQ Level 3 (or the willingness to gain this qualification in a given timescale).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative
  • Full Driving Licence* (we will consider alternative arrangements that achieve the same outcomes for candidates that have a disability that prevents them from having a driving licence)
  • Able and willing to work flexible shifts including weekends

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 and are committed to equality and valuing diversity within our workforce.

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.

Contact Information

For further information please contact the person below quoting reference number CS1702/05.

Contact Name:                 Sheena MacLeod

Contact Email:       

Contact Number:              0141 433 8714

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