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Support Worker - Fife CBS

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Fife
Service:Fife Community Based Service
Contract Type:Relief
Salary Details:£9.10 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:1 April 2019
Job Reference:CS190205

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

We are currently recruiting for various relief support worker posts, for our Fife Community Based Service.

Fife Community Based Services provides Housing Support and Care at Home for disabled adults living in the Fife area

The aim of the service is to support individuals to live life as they choose. Each care package is unique and designed to meet the needs and goals of the customer. As a Support Worker, you will support customers to live their life and achieve their full potential.

Support provided by Support Workers involves supporting customers with all aspects of their daily life including personal care and administering medication. Full training and support is provided to all new employees.

If you are interested in this vacancy but have some questions please contact Garry Lynch, Service Manager, on 01383 720613 Option 1.

Alternatively, please apply using our online application form or by sending your CV and a cover letter explaining why you want to work as a Support Worker to

Applications will be reviewed as they are received so applying before the closing date is encouraged.

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding career choice as you empower customers to have a voice and realise their ambitions
  • Opportunity to work within a fair, innovative and transformative workplace
  • Competitive hourly rate of £9.00 per hour and expenses for mileage during working day
  • Flexible working opportunities including evening and weekend working
  • 32 days' annual leave increasing with service
  • Extensive training and support
  • Generous pension scheme and death in service benefit
  • Access to credit union scheme
  • Family friendly policies and procedures
  • Free 24/7 employee assistance programme.

You will enjoy this role if you have a.

  • Passion for supporting people to live happy and fulfilled lives. Relevant experience is good but we really care about you sharing our values
  • Flexible attitude and great team working skills
  • A willingness to undertake personal development including studying towards care related SVQ

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.

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