Support Workers / Dunfermline, Rosyth and Glenrothes – Kingdom Support & Care

Position: Support Worker
Hours: 30 hours per week (Minimum hour contracts)
Location: Dunfermline, Glenrothes, Rosyth
Salary: £8.75 per hour unqualified, £8.97 qualified
Closing date: 31/07/2018 at 12:00 pm

About Us

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 the Glenrothes, Dunfermline and Rosyth areas. 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.

About 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 within 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.

 The Benefits

  • 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
  • Access to discounted gym memberships

A current driving license and the use of a car for work purposes are essential.

All 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.

Further information and application packs are available below, or email recruitment@ksc.scot or telephone (01383) 741220. Please quote vacancy number 533.

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