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Community Living Assistant - Baillieston

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Glasgow
Service:CLS South and West
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:Various Shifts and Hours Available
Salary Details:£9.35 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:1 May 2020
Job Reference:CS200301

Job Role and Responsibilities

We are recruiting for a one to one support worker for Jack, a new customer living in Baillieston Glasgow. This is an exciting time to join Jack's team, shape his care and support him to achieve his goals. Jack likes socialising, spending time with family and making friends, as well as enjoying time to himself.

This role will involve promoting wellbeing through therapeutic and sensory experiences. In supporting Jack you will carry out mealtime assistance, administration of medication and personal care. You will also support Jack with his wheelchair and physical activities.

If you are the kind of person who enjoys making friends and can help Jack achieve his aspirations, we want to hear from you!

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Fully paid induction and shadowing with experienced staff
  • Competitive Salary - £9.35 per hour
  • Sleepovers paid at £9.00 per hour
  • 32 Days Annual Leave (increasing to 37 days with service)
  • Extensive training and fully funded SVQ
  • Payment of PVG
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Free 24/7 employee assistance programme
  • Professional development and support for SVQ
  • Access to credit union

What we're looking for

You will be involved in working with us to make Jack's life fulfilling and support him with daily living. What is important is your ability to build and maintain a positive relationship, taking Jack's needs and preferences into account. We provide extensive training and support to our staff, so whilst experience is helpful, it's not necessary. However good values are essential. You should possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to use your own initiative. We are looking for people to start as soon as possible so please apply early, interviews will be carried out as and when suitable application are received.

Please note there is the opportunity to support Jack on both day and night shift patterns.

Due to occupational requirements of this role, Male applicants will not be considered for night shift patterns.

How to Apply

If you would like to discuss this role or have any questions you can contact the Service Manager Sheena Macleod on 0141 433 8714 or with the reference CS200301. To apply please;

  • Download, complete, and return our application form on the right, and send it to the details above
  • Alternatively send a CV and cover letter to the email above

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 as such undertakes to conduct thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.
  • A copy of Capability Scotland's Equality and Diversity Policy is available on the Intranet or upon request from the HR Department. Capability Scotland, Scottish Charity SC011330.

Disability Confident Employer

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to employing and retaining disabled people; we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job and consider them on their abilities and we will make reasonable adjustments to ensure disabled people are not disadvantaged when applying for and doing their jobs.


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