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Community Living Assistants

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Fife
Service:Fife Supported Living Service
Contract Type:Various including part time, full time and relief
Hours:0-39 hrs per week
Salary Details:£9.10 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:28 April 2019
Job Reference:CS190306

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

We are currently recruiting for Community Living Assistants for various contracts, including full time, part time and relief, for our Fife Supported Living Service. Fife Supported Living Service is a care at home service that supports people with varying disabilities throughout Fife including Kirkcaldy, Dunfermline and Methil.

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 Community Living Assistant you will support customers to live their life and achieve their full potential.

Support provided by Community Living Assistants 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 Tracy Young, Service Manager, on 01383 720613 (option 2). Alternatively, please apply using our online application form or by sending a CV and supporting statement explaining why you want to work as a Community Living Assistant to lesley.craig@capability-scotland.org.uk. 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 £9.10 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
  • 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). This role involves working in the community so a driving licence makes it easier however we will consider individuals without a licence who can demonstrate other ways of getting around.

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
Applicants will be interviewed as and when applications are received