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Support Worker - Oakfield Day Service

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Fife
Service:Oakfield
Contract Type:Support Worker
Hours:32 hours and Relief
Salary Details:£9.10 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:29 July 2019
Job Reference:CS190702 A-C

Job Role and Responsibilities

We are looking to recruit three support workers for our Oakfield service in Kelty. We have one 32 hour contract and two relief contracts available.

You will work as part of a team, providing a safe and caring environment for our customers with disabilities. This will include assisting individuals to access community-based activities and resources. You will need to provide personal care (including intimate care) and to support customers with aspects of their general welfare.

The role will involve health related practices, including mealtime assistance and administration of medication as and when required. Full training will be provided. The role will involve a degree of physical activity, which includes pushing wheelchairs and providing physical support to our customers.

The service is open from 8am to 5pm.

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Competitive Salary - £9.10 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

Key Requirements

Experience of working in a similar role and environment is preferable but not essential, as is a willingness to undertake any personal development opportunities.

You should have a care related SVQ Level 3, or the willingness to gain this qualification. You should possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.

A full driving license is essential due to the nature of the role. Capability Scotland is willing to consider alternative arrangements that achieve the same outcomes for those candidates that have a disability, which prevents them from having a driving license. Applicants should be comfortable driving a small buses.

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 CS190702 A-C

Contact Name:                                Sandra Tucker

Contact Email:                                 Sandra.Tucker@Capability-Scotland.org.uk

Contact Number:                             01383 720 892

Interview Details
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