Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership
Care and Support Worker
Salary: £20,251 – £22,655 (additional Working Time Payments may apply depending on exact shift pattern worked)
Hours: 36 per week on a shift basis
Care and Support Workers provides care and support to enable adults with Learning Disabilities to lead a meaningful life and participate in activities within their local community. We are a city wide service that supports people to live in their own tenancies with Housing Support and Care at Home. The individuals we support have complex needs in relation to their behaviours of concern or Autism.
We also have a prominent focus on the support of people who have forensic needs that require close supervision.
The work the service undertakes can be challenging and we are committed to supporting staff to develop the practical skills required to enable an environment providing Positive Behaviour Support. Appropriate training for the post will be provided and we will invest in our staff to gain the formal qualifications required for registration with SSSC. The service provides a robust learning and development programme for all staffs ongoing personal development.
Support is provided over seven days and nights per week and these posts may involve evening and weekend working. The successful candidates will be required to work shifts on a planned rota system. This will include, early, mid, late and weekend shift working for which additional payments are made.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.
We’re committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.
Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range. For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.
Follow us on Twitter at @edincounciljobs
Job Description Glasgow City Council is looking to recruit Driver/Caretakers within Older Peoples Day Care Services, Meadowburn Day Service. The...Apply For This Job
Job Description What is the role? To ensure the well-being of clients by maintaining recognised standards of both care and...Apply For This Job
Advertisement Details Contracted posts – various hours per week / various locations throughout Shetland Relief work – various locations...Apply For This Job
Advertisement Details Contracted posts – various hours per week / various locations throughout Lerwick and Central Relief work – various...Apply For This Job
Job Description Maintain high standards of cleanliness throughout the establishment and assist the care staff to provide support to individuals...Apply For This Job
Job Description You will support an individual with special care needs to live in the community. This work requires integrity,...Apply For This Job