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Support Workers

The closing date (02/11/2018 at 12:00 pm) for this position has passed.
Position:Support Workers
Hours:Various Shift Patterns
Location:Fife-wide
Salary:£8.75 per hour unqualified, £8.97 qualified
Closing date: 02/11/2018 at 12:00 pm

About Us

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 Glenrothes, Dunfermline and Rosyth 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.

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.  Personal care, 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.

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

Recruitment Event

Come along to our recruitment event to find out more about working in the Care sector.

Chat to staff and supported people and find out about the posts on offer.

If you wish to be interviewed on the day, bring along your CV or a completed application form.

 Monday, 29 October 2018, 10.00am – 4.00pm

Rothes Halls, Kingdom Shopping Centre, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 5NX

Further information and application packs are available from our website www.kingdomhousing.org.uk, (left) or email recruitment@ksc.scot or telephone (01383) 741220. Please quote vacancy number 554.

The closing date for applications is on Friday, 2 November 2018 at 12 Noon.