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Support Worker Vacancy: Naumann Initiative

ONLY AVAILABLE TO APPLICANTS WHO HAVE BEEN ASSESSED AS BEING HOMELESS BY A LOCAL AUTHORITY AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION

This role is part of the Naumann Initiative. It is only open to individuals who are registered homeless at the time of application. The successful applicant will be given a secure tenancy with Kingdom or one of our partner landlords, full training to carry out the role and support to make the transition from being homeless to having their own home with us.

Job Title: Support Workers (West Fife) x 2

Location: James Bank, Rosyth and surrounding areas 

Hours: Various contracts available: 

(30, 25 and 20 hour minimum, to be discussed at interview) 

£9.71 per hour unqualified, £9.95 per hour qualified 

Closing date is Friday 2nd July 2021. 

 

About Us 

Kingdom Support & Care provides support to people with a range of needs in their own homes. We provide accommodation and support to a hostel setting and provide outreach 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.  

Why should you work for us? 

There are many reasons to join us, including: 

  • Flexible or set working patterns can be considered 
  • The opportunity to pick up additional hours 
  • We will support you through your SVQ2, or SVQ3 where the role requires, saving you around £1500 ∙ Our proven track record of developing our people. Around 60% of our Senior Support Workers previously  worked with us as Support Workers and around 60% of our Service Coordinators were recruited internally ∙ Travel expenses paid at a rate of 45p per mile 
  • You will have access to a free and confidential Employee Counselling Service 
  • You will have the opportunity to diversify your skills by joining champion schemes in areas such as Mental  Health, Positive Behaviour Support  
  • We encourage you to use any interest or hobbies you may have whilst at work when you support someone.  We try to match our people’s interests to the interests of the people we support 
  • You will receive a full and comprehensive induction and ongoing training. We also provide all the PPE you may  need in your role. 

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 throughout our services in Fife. You will play a key role in promoting social inclusion, maximising independence and choice for our service users.  

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 a range of activities, so  energy and initiative is vital. To support staff into the services, we offer a comprehensive induction period with training tailored to each 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 shifts which will include  weekend working, evenings and waking nights. In return, we will offer an attractive salary and benefits package including full funding and support towards an SVQ qualification in Care. 

Requirements 

A current driving licence, business insurance and the use of a car for work purposes are essential for most posts  ∙ This post is subject to a PVG Disclosure check. 

If you are interested you can contact Jodie Clarke for more information on jodieclarke@kha.scot or 01592 631991

Closing date is Friday 2nd July 2021. 

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