Support Workers – Fife Wide – Kingdom Support & Care
£8.75 per hour (unqualified), £8.97 per hour (qualified)
Sleepover payment £66.00 per sleepover
We provide support to people with a range of needs in their own homes, including those with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, physical disabilities, complex needs, mental health issues and age related needs. Our aim is to support people to have a safe and secure home, to live as independently as possible in their own home, to live as full a life as possible and to be part of their local community.
About the Role
In this role, you will be an integral member of the support team contributing to and ensuring a high quality of care and support for individuals with a wide range of support and care needs within the Dunfermline, Rosyth, Glenrothes and Kennoway areas. These services may require you to be trained in CALM – Crisis, Aggression Limitation and Management and physical intervention techniques, if you have not had any training, this will be provided to 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 able to support and be flexible in your approach to work and it is essential you are able to work a rota which will include weekends, sleepovers and may include waking night shifts.
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.
- 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.
To apply online log onto our website.
The closing date for applications is on Monday, 18 February 2019 at 12 Noon.
Interviews to be held on Wednesday, 6 March 2019.
Registered in Scotland: SC545491
Come along to our recruitment event to find out more about working in Care. Chat to staff and supported people and find out about the posts on offer.
Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 10.00am – 4.00pm James Bank Hostel, 29 James Street, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7QE
If you wish to be interviewed on the day, log onto our website to complete the application form prior to the event.