Senior Support Worker - West Fife – Kingdom Support & Care



Senior Support Worker West Fife (1 post) – 39 hours per week

Salary £21,229 (unqualified), £21,794 (qualified) per annum

Sleepover payment £66.00 per sleepoverAbout 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 contributing to working in a fast paced environment, working to deadlines, chairing meetings, liaising with families, social work and health professionals and ensuring a high quality of care and support for individuals with physical disabilities, mental health issues and learning disabilities.

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

About You

We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated individual who has the desire to want to support people to have the best life possible. If you have two year’s 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 starting (for a 5 day worker) at 37 days a year rising to 39 days after five years and then to 41 days after ten years
  • 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 candidate 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 Friday, 1 March 2019 at 12 Noon.

Interviews to be held on Tuesday, 12 March 2019.

Registered in Scotland: SC545491