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Community Living Assistant - Riccarton

Edinburgh

£12.00 per hour

Permanent, Full-Time, Part-Time

Various up to 30

Closing Date: 31 August 2024

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We’re looking for bold and remarkable people who care. Can you make a difference to the lives of disabled people?

Riccarton, Community Living Assistant

At Riccarton, we provide fun and meaningful activities for our customers to get involved in during the day. We pride ourselves in enhancing outcomes and life experiences and in our Hub, we focus on health and well-being as well as creating smiles. We're focused on making our customers' time at Riccarton all about them and offer tailored and bespoke support plans.

About the Role

If you are someone who is passionate about assisting others to live full and happy lives, we want to hear from you!

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 recruiting for various hourly contracts, up to 30 hours per week - just speak to us about your availability.

Overtime is available in our Short Break Respite service.

Working with Capability Scotland brings you lots of benefits:

  • A generous salary of £24,401.52 FTE / £12.00 ph 
  • We offer a fully funded SVQ – a qualification which is yours for life.
  • Working hours are always 0900 - 1500 Monday to Friday, with overtime available out side of these hours.
  • 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

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: Community Living Assistant

For more information on this role, you can call Liz on 0131-347-1030 using reference CS210502.

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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Community Living Assistant - Riccarton

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