Support Worker

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Freespace Ltd
Coxfield, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
£16,776 pro rata
07 Sep 2016
01 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Support Worker at Coxfield

30 Hours per Week

Starting Salary: £12,904 (£16,776 pro rata)

Sleepovers @ £8.25/hr and Nightshift at enhanced rate

Freespace Vision:

To support people with disabilities living their life their way.

We are looking for people who:-

• Have the ability to build equal, empathic and positive relationships with people.

• Are flexible, practical and have a reliable approach.

• Are willing to work towards funded SVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care.

Would you like to be part of an exciting project providing support to a group of individuals with varying support needs. You will be working as part of a team providing support including all aspects of daily living. Ideal candidates will be energetic, reliable, committed, patient, enthusiastic, motivated, be able to work within routines and structures and have excellent communication skills.

You will be required to work flexibly over a 7 day period including public holidays. Shifts may include waking nights on occasion and sleepover shifts which will be paid at a premium rate.

Experience of supporting people with complex needs would be preferred but not essential as full training will be provided for successful candidates. We will also consider life experience when considering suitability for these posts.

PVG membership (cost to be met by Freespace) and 2 satisfactory references will be required.

For a comprehensive list of the essential and desirable criteria required for this post, please refer to the Job Description on the Freespace Website

Please e-mail:

quoting Ref No.CL.26.9 or call

0131346 9034 to request an application pack.

The closing date: Monday 26 th September 2016

Interview date: Friday 30 th September 2016