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Support Worker - Wallace Court

Job details
Job Type:Internal Only
Job Location:Johnstone
Service:Wallace Court
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:24 hours per week
Salary Details:£9.35 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:2 March 2020
Job Reference:CS200203

About Our Service

Wallace Court is a residential and respite service in Elderslie, Johnstone, providing 24 hour support 7 days a week, to customers aged between 18 and 65 with physical and learning disabilities.

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

We are currently recruiting for a support worker to work as part of a team providing a safe, caring environment for customers with disabilities.  You will also provide personal care (including intimate care), and support service users with aspects of their general welfare. You will also be required to undertake a key-working role and assist the Team Leader to maximise customer outcomes. The role will involve health related practices including mealtime assistance, gastrostomy feeding, administration of medication as and when required and lone working.

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.
  • Full Driving Licence* (we will consider alternative arrangements that achieve the same outcomes for candidates that have a disability that prevents them from having a driving licence)
  • Able and willing to work flexible shifts including Mornings, evenings, weekends, nightshifts and sleepovers.

Please note at this moment we are currently only seeking applications from Capability Scotland staff.

How to Apply

To Apply for this role, please send a completed application form found to the right of the page and send to the contact details below.

Contact Information

For further information, please contact the person below quoting reference number CS200203

Contact Name:                     Janice McKinnon

Contact Email:            

Contact Number:                  01505 331804

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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