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Support Worker - Fife CBS

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Fife
Service:Fife CBS
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:25 Hours per week
Salary Details:£9.35 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:11 February 2020
Job Reference:CS200117

About Capability Scotland

Capability Scotland is 'here for disabled people' and provides care and support to disabled people throughout Scotland in a range of community based and residential services. We also provide education and employment services and campaign alongside disabled people on issues which matter to them.

Service Details

Fife Community Based Service supports adults 24/7 living in the Dunfermline and Rosyth area. Our aim is to enable people to achieve the level of independence they are looking for and to lead fulfilling lives. Each care package is unique and is designed to meet the specific needs and desires of each customer. Our work is to offer support to people to live happy, fulfilled and successful lives and this involves giving help with whatever is required to achieve this. We offer a range of support including practical, personal and emotional support to meet a variety of needs.

Job Role and Responsibilities

We are looking to recruit a support worker to assist customers with tasks associated with day-to-day living. You will work as part of a team providing a safe, caring environment for customers with disabilities. This will include assisting the individual to access community based activities and resources. You will need to provide personal care (including intimate care) and 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 also involve a degree of physical activity which includes pushing wheelchairs and providing physical support to our customers

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Fully paid induction and shadowing with experienced staff.
  • Competitive Salary - £9.35 per hour
  • 32 Days Annual Leave (increasing to 37 days with service)
  • Extensive Training provided and fully funded SVQ.
  • Payment of PVG
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Death in service benefits
  • Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programmee
  • Professional Development and support for SVQ
  • Access to credit union

Key Requirements

Experience of working in a similar role and environment is essential as is a willingness to undertake any personal development opportunities. You should have a care related SVQ Level 2, or the willingness to gain this qualification in a given timescale. You should possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.

A 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.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this role, please send a CV and supporting statement to jane.letham@capability-scotland.org.uk

Contact Information

For further information, please contact the person below quoting reference number CS200117

Contact Name:                    Jane Letham

Contact Email:                    jane.letham@capability-scotland.org.uk

Contact Number:                01383-720613 option 1

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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