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Support Worker

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Lanarkshire
Service:Lanarkshire Houses
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:Part time, Full time and Relief hours available
Salary Details:£9.35 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:30 November 2019
Job Reference:CS190512 A-E

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

We are currently recruiting for a number of support workers, for our Lanarkshire Houses Service. Lanarkshire Houses is a care home service that provides support to disabled adults.

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 aiding 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 the service on 01555 751239. Alternatively, please apply using our online application form explaining why you want to work as a Support Worker to Lanarkshire.houses@capability-scotland.org.uk. Interviews will be held as and when suitable applications are recieved so please apply early.

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 £9.35 per hour and expenses for mileage during working day
  • Sleepovers paid at £9 per hour (minimum of £70.00 per sleepover)
  • 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
  • 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).

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.

Interview Details
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