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Support Worker

Fife

Up to £20,903.97 (£10.28 per hour)

Temporary, Full-Time, Part-Time

Various hours available

Closing Date: 29 June 2022

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Variety is the spice of life – want a career where no two days are the same?

Support Worker - Oakfield 1

Oakfield is a small day service, situated within an adapted house in the town of Kelty. Our Customers are supported to participate in a wide range of meaningful activities in the service and local area. Customers know that their care and health needs will be met by the Oakfield's team of dedicated, trained staff.

We offer a variety of activities in which Customers can participate. The building base also provides an access point for visiting professionals such as physiotherapists, speech and language therapists and reflexologists.

Our Customers are supported on a daily basis to make choices with their full involvement. The service operates Monday to Friday 8.30 am till 4.30 pm.

About the Role

As a Support Worker, you will be a key member of the team, providing:

  • High standards of support to our customers
  • A creative and caring approach
  • Opportunities to build strong relationships with our customers, their families and other supporting professionals
  • Encouragement and support to live as independently as possible
  • Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital
  • You should have excellent communication skills and be flexible and empathetic.

A driver's license and a car are advantageous so please let us know if you have these.

We have various hours available for the post. It is a temporary post until April 2023.

Working with Capability Scotland brings you lots of benefits:

  • A generous salary of up to £20,903.97 (£10.28 per hour) exceeding the current Scottish Living Wage!
  • Fully paid, sector-leading learning and development
  • Fully funded SVQ placement – a qualification which is yours for life
  • Excellent annual leave of 32 days per year, increasing with service
  • Generous and enhanced pension schemes and family benefits
  • As a member of our autoenrollment pension scheme, £10,000 provided in the case of Death in Service
  • Access to shopping discounts through the Perks At Work scheme
  • Access to Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Flexible working is available
  • Free 24/7 employee assistance programme
  • Free PVG checks throughout your career.

Applying to Capability Scotland

Applying to join our family is easy. At the bottom of this advert, you can submit your CV and a covering letter directly to our hiring service. You’ll then hear from us within three weeks of the noted closing date. We’ll invite successful candidates to an interview so we can learn more about what makes each other tick, in a safe and secure way.

You can keep a track of your application in your profile management settings.

A full job description of this role is available by clicking here: Support Worker (Day Service)

For more information on this role, you can call Sam on 01738 632995 using reference CS220601.

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 conducts thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.
  • A copy of Capability Scotland’s Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request from the HR Team.

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