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Relief Support Worker - The Studio

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Perth
Service:Upper Springland
Contract Type:Relief
Hours:As and when required
Salary Details:£9.35 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:31 March 2020
Job Reference:CS200302

About Our Service - The Studio

The Studio is a day service and a community enabling service for disabled adults. The service aims to provide recreational, educational and therapeutic opportunities for individuals attending our services.

We offer activities such as life skills, access to technology, music, health and wellbeing, creative expressive arts and environmental and outdoor studies. We work closely with our customers, their families and professionals to support individuals by offering meaningful activities that not only promote, but encourage lifelong learning, self-expressive skills, as well as engagement and inclusion.

About this Role

At Upper Springland, we prefer passion in people over experience, new ideas, and we like creative thinking over experience. However, experience is also welcomed!

Upper Springland staff enable people with a range of disabilities to lead lives to the full, working closely with each other to support and enable people by offering meaningful activities. These promote and encourage life-long learning, self-expressive skills, as well as engagement and inclusion.

We believe staff and customers are at the heart of our service and work in conjunction to provide a safe and stimulating environment together.

Our aims are to:

  • Support individuals to be empowered and take control of their own lives
  • Support individuals to have choice
  • Enable individuals to access resources, activities and support within Upper Springland and the local community
  • Support individuals to access social work, health education, employment, and leisure opportunities in order to live their lives to the full.

What We're Looking For

We are looking to recruit Relief Support Workers who are energetic, enthusiastic, and are motivated to join our creative and dynamic team, providing care and support. Your role will involve delivering health related practises, in which training will be provided.

No experience is necessary but you must be able and willing to work flexibly. We have a variety of shifts and working patterns available.

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

How to Apply

If you would like to discuss this role or have any questions you can contact Suzanne Darling on 01738 632995 or with reference CS200302. 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.


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