Senior Support Worker



Senior Support Worker – Glenrothes – 39 hours per week

Senior Support Worker – Rosyth – 39 hours per week

Salary £22,449 (unqualified), £23,017 (qualified) per annum pro rata

Sleepover payment £72.00 per sleepover

About Us

We provide support to people with a range of needs in their own homes, including those with: learning disability, autistic spectrum disorder, complex needs, mental health issues, age related needs, homelessness, drug and alcohol addictions. We also provide temporary homeless accommodation and services in Dunfermline.

About the Role

In this role, you will be an integral member of the support team ensuring a high quality of care and support is delivered to individuals with physical disabilities, mental health issues and learning disabilities. You will work in a fast paced environment, working to deadlines, chairing meetings, liaising with families, social work and health professionals.

You will assist the Coordinator in the day to day running of the service and you will line manage a team of support workers.

About You

We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated individuals who have the desire to want to support people to have the best life possible. If you have two years experience in a Support & Care setting and hold an SVQ 2 qualification in Care or a related field in line with the SSSC registration criteria this could be an opportunity for you.

You must be able to support and be flexible in your approach to work and it is essential that you are able to work a rota which will include shift work.

The Benefits

  • Competitive pay
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Enhanced entitlements for other types of leave
  • Support with your personal and professional development
  • A free, confidential employee counselling service
  • Discounted gym membership

A current driving licence, business insurance and the use of a car for work purposes are essential.

The posts are subject to a PVG Disclosure check. The cost of membership is borne by you.

The successful candidates will be required to register with the SSSC and complete SVQ 3 within 2 years of starting employment and a Professional Development Award (PDA) in supervision. Please note: you must hold an SVQ 3 in Care or a related field to meet the qualified point on the salary scale.

To apply online log onto our website. The closing date for applications is on Monday, 21 October 2019 at 12 Noon. Interviews will take place week commencing 28 October 2019.

Registered in Scotland: SC545491