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Relief Support Worker - Activities 4 All

Job details
Job Type:Children's Services
Job Location:Edinburgh
Service:Activities 4 all
Contract Type:Relief
Hours:As and when required
Salary Details:£9.35 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:31 December 2020
Job Reference:CS200803

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

We are currently looking to recruit a number of Support Workers on a Relief basis (various hours offered) to work as part of our team to include children with additional support needs in mainstream Holiday and Activity clubs/camps.

The role involves supporting children with additional support needs to promote their inclusion in a mainstream environment. You will work alongside mainstream staff to build their confidence and knowledge to support and include children with disabilities in the setting.

You should be able and willing to work during the day throughout the School Holidays in Edinburgh.

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Fully paid induction and shadowing with experienced staff
  • Competitive Salary - £9.35 per hour
  • 32 Days Annual Leave (increasing to 37 days with service)
  • Extensive Training provided and fully funded SVQ
  • Payment of PVG
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Death in service benefits
  • Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programmee
  • Professional Development and support for SVQ
  • Access to Credit Union

Key Requirements

  • Experience of working in a similar role and environment
  • Willingness to undertake any personal development opportunities
  • A care related SVQ Level 3 (or the willingness to gain this qualification in a given timescale)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative
  • Able and willing to work nightshifts

How to Apply:

Please download a word version of our application, complete it and email us this to:

Contact Information

For further information, please contact the person below quoting
reference number CS200803

Contact Name:                    Lauren Stewart

Contact Email:          

Contact Number:                 0131 347 1027

About Capability Scotland

Capability Scotland campaigns with, and provides education, employment and care services for more than 1,000 disabled children and adults across Scotland. The workforce comprises of a wide variety of roles including Allied Health professionals, Teachers, Care and Support staff.

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
  • 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.


Interview Details
Interviews will occur as and when suitable applications are received