Senior Support Worker



Senior Support Worker – Rosyth – 39 hours per week

Salary £23,200 (unqualified), £23,787 (qualified) per annum

Sleepover payment £74.40 per sleepover

About Us

Kingdom Support & Care provide high quality and personalised support and care designed to meet individual needs and desired outcomes. We provide support to individuals in the community, including those with: learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, complex needs, mental health issues, physical disabilities, substance misuse and alcohol related brain injuries as well as age related needs. The Rosyth service has also began to deliver care at home services to children and young people this is an exciting and new development for us and continues to grow. The Rosyth service covers Rosyth and surrounding areas.

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 fora passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated individual who has the desire to want to support people to have the best life possible. If you have two years experience in a Support and 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
  • Full funding and support towards an SVQ qualification in Care
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sleepovers paid at £74.40 per sleepover
  • Enhanced entitlements for other types of leave
  • A free, confidential employee counselling service
  • Discounted gym membership

Requirements

  • A current driving licence, business insurance and the use of a car for work purposes are essential.
  • This post is subject to a PVG Disclosure check. The cost of membership is borne by you.
  • Experience in working with children is desirable.

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 SVQ3 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 Wednesday 2nd December 12 noon, with the interviews planned for Tuesday 8th December

Registered in Scotland: SC545491