Support Workers (Female) Cupar – Kingdom Support & Care

25-30 hours per week

Salary £17,745 (unqualified), £18,197 (qualified) pro rata

£8.75 per hour unqualified, £8.97 per hour qualified

Sleepover payment £66.00 per sleepover

An exciting opportunity to join Kingdom Support & Care and become part of a brand new Service in Cupar

About Us

We provide support to people with a range of needs in their own homes, including those with: learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, complex needs, mental health issues, physical disabilities and age related needs.

About the Role

We are delighted to be setting up a new shared living service in Cupar to support people with a range of abilities to live in their own home and this is an exciting time to be joining the team.

About You

We are looking for upbeat, confident and energetic people who have the desire to want to support people to have the best life possible. You will provide support for personal care and participation in activities such as going to the cinema, going shopping, out for lunch, or going on day trips further afield, so energy and initiative is vital. To support staff into the service, we offer a comprehensive induction period with training tailored to the service and a buddy system for new staff so you have the support of the whole team.

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

In return for the above we will offer an attractive salary and benefits package including full funding and support towards an SVQ qualification in Care and generous annual leave entitlement.

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

This post is subject to a PVG Disclosure check. The cost of membership is borne by you.

This post has an occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010 which restricts applications from females only due to service users support needs A current driving licence, business insurance and the use of a car for work purposes are desirable but not essential.

To apply online log onto our website

The closing date for applications is on Friday, 29 March 2019 at 12 Noon.

Interviews to be held on Wednesday, 10 April 2019.

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