30 hours per week (Minimum hour contracts)
£8.45 per hour unqualified, £8.66 qualified
Sleepover Payment £66.00 per sleepover
We provide support to people with a range of needs in their own homes, including those with: learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, physical disabilities, complex needs, mental health issues and age related needs.
Our aim is to support people to have a safe and secure home, to live as independently as possible in their own home, to live as full a life as possible and to be part of their local community.
About the Role
In this role, you will be an integral member of the support team contributing to and ensuring a high quality of care and support for individuals with a wide range of support and care needs within Glenrothes area, Dunfermline and Rosyth. These services may require you to be trained in CALM-Crisis, Aggression, Limitation and Management and physical intervention techniques, if you have not had any training this will be provided to you.
We are looking for passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated support workers who have the desire to want to support people to have the best life possible. You do not need experience in care as we provide a structured induction and comprehensive training to support you with your role. Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital.
You must be able to support and be flexible in your approach to work and it is essential that you are able to work a rota which will include weekends, sleepover and may include waking night shifts.
- Hourly rate above national living wage and in line with the Scottish Living Wage
- Our current sleepover payment is £66 per night
- Full funding and support towards an SVQ qualification in Care
- Rewarding career choice
- 37 days annual leave per year (pro-rata for part time employees)
- Access to an employee assistance programme which gives confidential advice / counselling programme
- Childcare vouchers
- Access to Discounted Gym Memberships
A current driving license is essential. The use of a car for work purposes is essential in some services.
Glenrothes posts have an occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010 which restricts applications from females only due to service users support needs.
The posts are subject to a PVG Disclosure check. The cost of membership is borne by you.
Recruitment Open Day Event
Want to learn more about what it means to be a Support Worker and what the role involves…why not come along and meet our Support & Care staff;
Our Staff are available at:
- Baldridgeburn Community Centre, Baldridgeburn, Dunfermline, KY12 9EH on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 between 10am – 3pm.
We can help assist in completing applications forms, carry out interviews and pre-employment checks on the day.
The closing date for applications is at 12 Noon on Friday, 2 February 2018. Interviews will be held in our Dunfermline office week beginning 5 February 2018.
Registered in Scotland: SC545491