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Support Worker - Perth Residential


£12 per hour / £24,401 FTE

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

Various up to 37

Closing Date: 31 December 2024

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Can you help us with our ongoing mission?  

At Capability Scotland, our mission is to deliver the highest quality services, tailored to the individual needs of disabled people. We work in partnership to create innovative solutions which enable our people to achieve their goals. We put our customers and learners at the heart of everything we do and will make sure their voices are heard loud and clear. 

We love what we do here and are looking to recruit Support Workers for our Tayview, Annaty and Rosiebank & Tummel services based in Perth.

The role – Support Worker

We support people with a variety of complex disabilities to live independently in our bright, spacious, purpose-built residential setting, with idyllic grounds and amazing facilities such as a hydrotherapy pool, rebound therapy and an accessible gym. It’s 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 one-to-one 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. These include arts and crafts, games days on campus or trips to the cinema, shopping, or football. 

Hours: Up to 37 hours per week. We are a 24/7 service, meaning we have a variety of shifts available, dayshifts, backshifts or nightshifts. We can consider relief, part time and full time applications.

Location: Upper Springland Campus, Isla Road, Perth, PH2 7HQ.

Job Description:   Support Worker (Res Resp)

Don’t let concerns over experience or availability hold you back. We have several growing services across Scotland and are happy to consider any availability – apply now and see if we can work with yours! 

Drivers preferred but not essential, whilst we welcome applications from drivers, we can consider non drivers. If you do need to go out and about with our customer for that dinner and cinema trip, your costs are covered. 

Capability Scotland’s benefits: 

  • A generous salary of £12 per hour / £24,401 FTE
  • Where nightshifts are available, we offer a premium rate of £12.60 per hour
  • 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 

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.

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Support Worker - Perth Residential

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