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Nightshift Support Worker - Tayview


£22,164 - £22,734 - FTE

Permanent, Relief, Night Shift, Full-Time, Part-Time

Up to 37 hour per week

Closing Date: 30 November 2023

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Tayview Support Worker 1

It’s no secret that there are endless opportunities for people in working in care – so why choose us?

Capability Scotland offer care, support & education to disabled people across Scotland. Besides the endless job satisfaction you’ll get from helping people with their personal & practical needs, your day will be filled with fun community based activities with our customers from going shopping, to the football, the cinema or having a giggle on campus games/themed days.

We have full time, part time and relief vacancies in our residential services at our Tayview services based within the Upper Springland Campus near the centre of Perth (PH2 7HQ).

We have nightshift only posts 9.15pm-8.15am. Working on a 2 week rolling rota so you always know your shifts! WK1 - 2 nightshifts / WK2 - 5 nightshifts - alternate weekend working. We are open to discussions about part time hours.

Don’t let concerns over experience or availability hold you back. Our services are client led, based on their individual needs and planned community based activities, meaning we need to have staff on hand with a variety of skills & availability to meet their needs.

Don’t drive? – don’t let that put you off, whilst we welcome applications from drivers, our roles are based in our residential campus. If you do need to go out & about with our customer for that dinner and cinema trip, costs are covered at no expense to you!

New to care?

If you have strong caring values; you are kind, inclusive, open, honest, aspirational and creative – you don’t need experience. We will invest in you so you can bring out the best in the people we support. Whilst experience is desirable, you will receive in-depth training, specific to the individuals who you will be caring for. We also offer paid SVQs and numerous pathways for career progression. Most of our Senior Management team have worked in all roles, meaning they are present in the services and understand how things are, particularly in these challenging times.

What is a Support Worker?

We support people with a variety of complex disabilities to live independently in our bright, spacious, purpose-built setting, with idyllic grounds and amazing facilities such as a hydrotherapy pool, rebound therapy an accessible gym. It is an exciting time to join and help us shape our big plans for our brand new facilities, which are coming soon.

You will be supporting our customers on either 1-1 or group care; your day will include helping them with their personal care, dressing, medication, mealtimes and participating in their chosen activities for that day.

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Capability Scotland’s benefits:

  • A generous salary of £22,164 - £22,734 FTE / £10.90ph - £11.18ph (dependent on qualifications & length of service)
  • Where nightshifts are available, we offer a generous rate of - £11.45 - £11.74 (dependent on qualifications and length of service)
  • We recognise and reward qualified employees offering £11.18 per hour for those qualified at SVQ3 or above.
  • To help you achieve this qualification, we offer a fully funded SVQ – a qualification which is yours for life.
  • Most services offer, set 2, 3, 4 and 6 weeks rolling or monthly rotas so you always know when you are working and can plan life outside of work.
  • 32 days’ holidays per year, increasing to 37 with service.
  • Free PVG checks throughout your employment.
  • Up to 8% company contribution pension scheme.
  • Up to 3 x annual salary death in service.
  • Perks at Work – shopping discount scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme.
  • Working for us means you would qualify for Blue Light & Concert for Carer discounts

We are One Voice, One Charity, One Spirit, #OneCapability.

Want to be part of this?

Apply now by submitting your CV and covering letter. 

Capability Scotland is committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all forms of difference are valued, and which is free from any form of unfair or unlawful treatment. We define diversity in its broadest sense – this includes but is not limited to our diversity of educational and professional backgrounds, experience, cognitive and neurodiversity, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and ethnicity and geographical provenance. We support a culture that values meritocracy, fairness and transparency and welcomes enquiries from everyone.

A copy of Capability Scotland’s Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request from the HR Team.

Due to the high volume of applications expected, we advise that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest and for taking the time to apply to work with us.


Nightshift Support Worker - Tayview

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