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Support Worker - Life Skills

Lanark

Between £19 891.41 & £20 402.38 pa

Permanent, Driving licence required, Part-Time

Various hours

Closing Date: 31 March 2024

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

Lifeskills, Support Worker

We are looking for two enthusiastic Support Workers for our Stanmore Life Skills service in Lanark.

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.

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.

While experience is great, we are really looking for people with the right values. You should have excellent communication skills and be flexible and empathetic.

We are looking for Support Workers on part-time or full-time basis (35 hours per week). 

The service is located at ML11 7RR.

Working with Capability Scotland brings you lots of benefits:

  • A generous salary between £19 891.41 and £20 402.38 (depending on your qualifications) per annum applies (pro rata for the part-time)
  • 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
  • Flexible working is available
  • Access to Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to shopping discounts through the Perks At Work scheme
  • Free 24/7 employee assistance programme
  • Free PVG checks throughout your career.

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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 John on 01555 665041 using reference CS231001.

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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Support Worker - Life Skills

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