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Night Shift Support Worker - Upper Springland

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Perth
Service:Upper Springland
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:37 hours per week
Salary Details:£9.00 per hour
Salary Band:£15000 - £20000
Closing Date:12 January 2019
Job Reference:CS180310

About our service

Upper Springland aims to enable people with a range of disabilities to lead their lives to the full by accessing specialist facilities and services whilst also using community facilities where appropriate. The service provides 24/7 support to the customer and consists of:

  • Annaty and Tayview, which each have 24 rooms with en-suite facilities
  • Rosiebank and Tummel which supports those with more complex support needs and has 9 residents and also three respite rooms
  • The Studio which is the day service

Our aims are to:

  • Support individuals to be empowered and take control of their own lives
  • Support individuals to have choice
  • Enable individuals to access resources, activities and support within Upper Springland and the local community
  • Support individuals to access social work, health, education, employment, and leisure opportunities in order to live their lives to the full.

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

We are currently looking to recruit 6 Night Shift Support Workers to work as part of our team to provide a safe, caring environment for vulnerable adults. You will be required to undertake a key working role and assist the Team Leader to maximise customer outcomes.

The role involves a degree of physical activity which includes pushing wheelchairs and providing physical support to our customers including personal care (intimate care).  The role will also involve health related practices including mealtime assistance and administration of medication where required.

You must be able and willing to work flexible shifts which include weekends. Nightshift is between 10.15pm and 9.15am.

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Competitive Salary - £9.00 per hour
  • 32 Days Annual Leave (increasing to 37 days with service)
  • Extensive Training provided
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Death in service benefits
  • Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Development and support for SVQ
  • Access to credit union

You'll enjoy this role if you have...

  • 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.
  • 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 CS180310

Contact Name:                  Jennifer Dalrymple

Contact Email:                  USPRAdmin@capability-scotland.org.uk

Contact Number                01738 632995 (option 5)

Interview Details
TBC