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Support Worker - Tayview

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Perth
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:37 hours per week
Salary Details:£9.35 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:17 July 2020
Job Reference:CS200205

Are you looking to make a difference to other people's lives?

We are looking for Support Workers, who are able and willing to work with disabled people in our Upper Springland residential service.

"Making the leap from an engineering background into social care posed many questions and naturally a few uncertainties. Capability Scotland's induction and training structure and ongoing personal development opportunities have ensured a smooth (and enjoyable) transition process. The accommodating, nurturing and proactive nature of the Management and staff teams have allowed me to grow seamlessly into my role and has underlined my decision to embark on my new career path with Capability Scotland" - Chris Mingo, Support Worker

About this Role

You will be an enthusiastic person. We encourage individuals to find a path for their dreams and aspirations, whether you live with us as a customer or work with us as a team member.

At Upper Springland, we prefer passion in people over experience, new ideas, and we like creative thinking over experience. However, experience is also welcomed!

Upper Springland staff enable people with a range of disabilities to lead lives to the full, working closely with each other to support and enable people by offering meaningful activities. These promote and encourage life-long learning, self-expressive skills, as well as engagement and inclusion.

We believe staff and customers are at the heart of our service and work in conjunction to provide a safe and stimulating environment together.

Our aims are to:

  • Support individuals to be empowered and take control of their own lives
  • Support individuals to have choice
  • Enable individuals to access resources, activities and support within Upper Springland and the local community
  • Support individuals to access social work, health education, employment, and leisure opportunities in order to live their lives to the full.

What We're Looking For

We are looking to recruit Support Workers who are energetic, enthusiastic, and motivated to join our creative and dynamic team, providing care and support. Your role will involve delivering health related practices, in which training will be provided.

We are currently looking to fill two full time positions, one day-shift and one night-shift.

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

Get in touch

If you have any questions about this role or would like to apply, get in touch with our team using reference CS200502. Please complete an application form found to the right of this page and email to the details below.

Name: Meaghan Wilson


Phone: 01738 632 995

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


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