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Support Worker - Junction 52

Job details
Job Type:Adult Services
Job Location:Glasgow
Service:Junction 52
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:37 hours per week and relief hours available
Salary Details:£9.35 per hour
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:29 March 2020
Job Reference:CS200102

Our Service:

Junction 52 is a day service where we support a number of customers on a daily basis to ensure that all health and emotional needs are met. We offer a wide range of therapeutic, educational, and recreational activities including our new digital hub which supports customers by providing access to new technologies such as VR, 3D Printing and immersive technologies with the aim of utilising them for new business.

Your role:

We are currently looking to recruit full-time and relief support workers to join our team providing a safe, caring environment for customers with disabilities.  You will also provide personal care, and assist customers with aspects of their general welfare. You will also be required to undertake a key working role and work with the Team Leaders to provide the best possible service.

The role will also involve health related practices including administration of medication.  As travel may be required, a full driving licence is desirable. Capability Scotland is willing to consider alternative arrangements that achieve the same outcomes for those candidates that have a disability which prevents them from having a driving licence.

What we're looking for:

  • We prefer passion over experience as well as new ideas.
  • You should have a willingness to gain an SVQ 3 over your time with us.
  • You will be a people person, who can work well as part of a team and use your own initiative when needed.
  • As you will be supporting our digital hub, you will ideally have excellent general IT skills and be able to confidently support customers with access to technology.

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:

To apply for this role please email a CV and covering letter to liza.mccrorie@capability-scotland.org.uk

For further information, please contact the person below quoting reference number CS200102

Contact Name:                     Liza McCrorie (Anne Heron or Anita Harkin)

Contact Email:                      liza.mccrorie@capability-scotland.org.uk

Contact Number:                  01418838880

Other 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 and are committed to equality and valuing diversity within our workforce.
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 referred 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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