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Support Worker

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Perth
Service:Upper Springland
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:25 hours per week
Salary Details:£9.35 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:29 November 2019
Job Reference:CS191012

Job Role and Responsibilities

We are looking to recruit a support worker for our Upper Springland Rosiebank and Tummel service.

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

If you are the kind of person who enjoys building relationships and can help our customers achieve their goals and aspirations, we want to hear from you!

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Competitive Salary - £9.35 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

What we're looking for

As part of our dynamic team, you will be involved in working with us to make the customers life fulfilling and support them with daily living.

What is important is your ability to build and maintain a positive relationship, taking their needs into account and their preferences.

We provide extensive training and support to our staff, so whilst years of experience are nice, it's not necessary. However, good values are essential.

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.

How to Apply

Please click the 'Apply now' link on the right or alternatively send an application form to the email address below.

Contact Information

For further information, please contact the person below quoting reference number CS191012

Contact Name:                    Admin Team

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

Contact Number:                 01738 632995

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.

DCE

Interview Details
Interviews will be arranged as and when suitable applications are received