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Relief Community Living Assistant- Coatbridge and Airdrie

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:North Lanarkshire
Service:North Lanarkshire Service
Contract Type:Relief
Hours:Various
Salary Details:£9.35
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:30 November 2020
Job Reference:CS200907

Do you want to make a real difference to people's lives?

Are you looking for a new challenge within care? Our North Lanarkshire service in Coatbridge and Airdrie is hiring Relief Community Living Assistants who share our values!

Relief in Coatbridge

Within North Lanarkshire Capability Scotland has a Community Enabling service (Care at Home), through which we support our customers with day to day tasks and to achieve their outcomes.

As a relief worker, you will have the flexibility to choose when to work and when you do it will be with various customers supporting them to access what they enjoy both in their own homes and in the community

During your shift you might be at the bowling, supporting customers with art projects at home or in community groups, or enjoying the outdoors gardening at customers' homes, all the while keeping our customers safe and cared for. If you are 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. A driver's license and car is advantageous so please let us know if you have these.

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Competitive pay of £9.35 per hour
  • Sleepovers paid at £9.30 per hour (minimum of £70.00 per sleepover)
  • Extensive Full Paid Training Provided
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Development and support for SVQ
  • Annual leave based on 28 days per year
  • Death in Service Benefits for all staff
  • Access to Credit Union

How to Apply:

To apply for this role please click the 'apply now' button to the right of this page, alternatively please download a copy of our application form also found to the right of this page and send to the contact details below.

Contact Details:

For further information about this role, please contact as follows:

Contact Name: Siobhan Huthceson

Contact Email: siobhan.hutcheson@capability-scotland.org.uk

Contact Number: 01698 372 003

About North Lanarkshire Services

Our North Lanarkshire Services provides Self Directed Support services to people with complex needs throughout the North Lanarkshire area. We work on assisting people both within their own homes and in the community. In some cases, we work with our people throughout the day, evening, and overnight.

Our person-centred approach allows us to support people to do what they want to do in their lives. We are a flexible service, and customer-led. We love to enable our people to live as independently as they can, and we love assisting them to access their communities. We provide support for them in health and wellbeing such as sensory therapies, housing and managing their residences, and creating independent skills like cooking, paying the bills, and living their lives to the fullest.

About Capability Scotland

Capability Scotland delivers exemplary care, support and education for disabled children and adults across Scotland.

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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